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RN 885NAS emblemRoyal Navy 885 Naval Air Squadron

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Supermarine Seafire L.III NF535 of the No 885 Sqn Nº3 Naval Fighter Wing

Supermarine Seafire L III NF535 of the No 885 Sqn, Nº3 Naval Fighter Wing. The Pilot L/C(A) SL Devonald, RN Feb 1944-Nov 1944 , Commandant of this Squadron was shot down in June 8 of 1944 unhurt return to home by ship.

Supermarine Seafire MkIIb code 06K MB345 serving with 885Sqn, Fleet Air Arm aboard the carrier HMS Indomitable, 1943

MB345 Seafire Ib AST M45 (ex AR445) Cv AST Hamble 17-5-42 VA Eastleigh 21-6-42 76MU 10-7-42 Shipped 20-7-42 801S 1-43 885S Formidable ('K') 2-43 Oil leak obscured windscreen emergency landing 24-5-43 (S/L FH Montgomery) Into barrier 27-6-43 (Lt LP Jones) 761S Henstridge 2-44 Ran into bowser which stopped abruptly 9-5-44 (S/L JR Northeast) Hamble to Yeovilton 23-8-44 748S Dale/St.Merryn 7-45 Taxied into vehicle wing damaged 21-11-45 (S/L JFO Willcox)

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