March 27. Last day of 36th Ulster Division. WW2 Naval airman cheats death. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

In 1943 aircraft carrier HMS Dasher (photo) caught fire and exploded. It was the Royal Navy’s second largest catastrophe in home waters. Three men from NI were lost. Sir Robert Babington DSC had his second second brush with death. As the ship was sinking, he was forced to jump overboard and swim to safety. In […]

March 27. Last day of 36th Ulster Division. WW2 Naval airman cheats death. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

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1 Response to March 27. Last day of 36th Ulster Division. WW2 Naval airman cheats death. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    Thanks for this historical post on WW2 UK Naval carrier force. Don’t know much of the British’s Navy in WW in the Pacific theatre

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