INDEX OF NAVAL AIR SQUADRONS

 

 

861

squadron 

(Netherlands)
 
Operational History and Background


The squadron formed at Dale in September 1946 as a Royal Netherlands Navy (RNN) squadron with 4 Fireflies.

Battle Honours
None in WWII

Commanding Officers and Squadron Personnel
Squadron formed after WW2
Lt GH Greve, RNethN Sept 1946-Feb 1947
 

Aircraft
Firefly I Sept 1946-1947

Ships and Squadron bases
HrMs Karel Doorman 1947

The Squadron Today
Link to current Fleet Air Arm squadron information


Associations and Reunions
No information

FURTHER INFORMATION
 
World Aircraft Carrier Lists and Photo Gallery - from 1913 to 2000. Naval History Information Center, Haze Gray & Underway American based World Aircraft Carrier Lists & Photo Gallery - one of the definitive online sources for British and world aircraft carrier & seaplane tender data, histories and images - over 1000 photos. 
Sturtivant, R & Ballance, T  (1994). 'The Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1994 ISBN: 0 85130 223 8  
Robert Horsten's FAA
Squadrons
 
 
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