INDEX OF NAVAL 

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

 

 
MV EMPIRE MORN 

 Catapult Aircraft Merchantman (CAM) Auxillary Ship

 
 
Profile of Empire Faith MAC-ship

History
HMS Empire Morn served as a Catapult Aircraft Merchantman (CAM) in WWII
 


Photograph of example of catapult launched aircraft - Kingfisher

Ariguani was converted to become a catapult ship in 1940, saw war service in the Atlantic.



Sea hurricane catapult launch


 


Cam Ship with Hurricane Fighter on the Catapult .. Atlantic Convoy 1942

Battle Honours
No information

Captains
No information on Captains.

Squadrons and Aircraft
No information on aircraft

Associations and Reunions
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Ship name Empire Morn
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Type Catapult Aircraft Merchantman (CAM) 
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FURTHER INFORMATION
 
World Aircraft Carrier Lists and Photo Gallery - from 1913 to 2000. Naval History Information Center, Haze Gray & Underway  
Sturtivant, R & Ballance, T  (1994). 'The Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1994 ISBN: 0 85130 223 8

The World’s Warships 1941 by Francis E. McMurtrie (1944). Jane's London 1941 1st ed. 

Jane's Fighting Ships of World War II by Francis E. McMurtrie (Editor)(1984). 320 pages. Crescent Books; ISBN: 0517679639

 
 
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