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HMS ENGADINE 


 Aircraft Transport  Ship

Ex Clan Bucanan. Reverted to Clan Bucanan 1946

 
 
History


HMS Engadine was an aircraft transport ship, built at Dumbarton, as the mercantile Clan Bucanan. she was launched in May 1941, and subsequently commissioned into the Royal Navy.

HMS Engadine had no flight deck and was primarily a transport ship only in the North Atlantic. She reverted to being Clan Bucanan 1946 and scrapped in Spain November 1962.

Battle Honours
Atlantic 1943

Captains
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Squadrons and Aircraft
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Associations and Reunions
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Ship name HMS Engadine Ex mercantile Clan Bucanan.
Became mercantile Clan Bucanan1946
Class  Aircraft Transport
Type Aircraft Depot and Repair Ship 
Ships in Class  -
Launched  May 1941
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Number of aircraft carried  Aircraft Transporter 
Fate of carrier  Scrapped Spain 1962
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FURTHER INFORMATION
 
British Forces.com  Further Information about HMS Engadine
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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