INDEX OF NAVAL
The Second World War HMS Assistance was an aircraft depot and repair ship. She did not have a flight deck and saw duties largely in Home Waters.
No Battle Honours.
Squadrons and Aircraft
No Squadrons and aircraft in 1939-1945.
Associations and Reunions
Ship name Assistance Class - Type Aircraft Depot and Repair Ship Ships in Class - Launched - Tonnage - Engines - Speed in Knots - Armament - Crew Complement - Range - Length (ft/inches) - Beam (ft/inches) - Draught (ft/inches) - Flight Deck length (ft/inches) - Flight Deck width (ft/inches) - Armour - Number of aircraft carried - Fate of carrier - Notes -
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
The World’s Warships 1941 by Francis E. McMurtrie (1944). Janes London 1941 1st ed.
Jane's Fighting Ships of World War II by Francis E. McMurtrie (Editor)(1944). 320 pages. Crescent Books; ISBN: 0517679639