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MV EMPIRE FAITH

 Catapult Aircraft Merchantman (CAM) Auxillary Ship

 
 
History

Empire Faith was a Catapult Aircraft Merchantman (CAM) ship in World War II.


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
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Captains
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Squadrons and Aircraft
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Associations and Reunions
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Ship name Empire Faith
Class  
Type Catapult Aircraft Merchantman(CAM) ship 
Ships in Class  
Launched  
Tonnage 7061 tons full load
Engines 1 shaft diesel, 688shp
Speed in Knots 11
Armament Light AA
Crew Complement  
Range   
Length (ft/inches) 131.36
Beam (ft/inches) 17.495
Draught (ft/inches)  
Flight Deck length (ft/inches)  
Flight Deck width (ft/inches)  
Armour  
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Fate of carrier  
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FURTHER INFORMATION
 
These pages are part of british-forces.com with info about Empire Faith.
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

 
        Last Modified: 23-2-2001



 
 

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