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HMS Vengeance Association 
Derek 'Lew' Lewis (Secretary) HMS. Vengeance Association
226 High Street,
Newhall,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire.
DE11 0EA.
Email: ourouse@vengeance100.freeserve.co.uk

HMS Vengeance with 1850 and 812 Squadrons website
 
Contacts in Brazil

 

Marina do Brasil
Website: http://www.mar.mil.br

Brazilian Air Force 
Website: http://www.forcaaerea.com.br/

Marina do Brasil Aviação Naval (Brazilian Naval Aviation)
Diretoria de Aeronáutica da Marinha
Website: http://www.daerm.mar.mil.br

History of Aviação Naval Brasileira

Forças Armadas Brasileiras 

FAB Museu Aeroespacial
Instituto Histórico-Cultural da Aeronáutica
Av. Marechal Fontenelle, 2000
Campo dos Afonsos - Marechal Hermes
21740-000 Rio de Janeiro - RJ
BRAZIL
Tel:  (021) 357-5212/357-5213/357-5214 
Web site: http://www.rudnei.cunha.nom.br/FAB/port/musal.html

Navio-Museu BAURU
Av. Alfredo Agache, 
s/nº Centro, 
próximo a Praça XV,
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Email: admin@sdm.mar.mil.br
Website: http://www.sdm.mar.mil.br/bauru.htm

British Embassy/Embaixada Britânica
SES Quadra 801, Conj K
Brasília  DF  70408-900
BRAZIL
Tel:  + 55 (61) 225-2710
Fax:  + 55 (61) 225-1777
Website: http://www.reinounido.org.br/

British Council
Ed. Centro Empresarial Varig
SCN Quadra 04 Bloco B
Torre Oeste - conj. 202
Brasília DF 70710-926
BRAZIL
Tel:  + 55 (61) 327 7230
Fax:  + 55 (61) 326 8917
Email: brasilia@britishcouncil.org.br
Website: http://www.britishcouncil.org/brazil

See full list in Anglo-Brazilian links page
 
Current Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy & military trusts
and associations relevant to HMS Vengeance

Royal Navy's Home Page

Fleet Air Arm Home Page

Fleet Air Arm Aircraft Handlers Association
Ian Beard (Secretary/Treasurer)
6 Meadow Crescent
Castle Donnington
Derby
DE74 2LX
ENGLAND
Telephone: +44 01332 850471
Website:  http://www.chockheads.org.uk
Email: chockheads@lineone.net
Email:  webmaster@chockheads.org.uk

Fleet Air Arm Aircrewmans Association
Peter Williams
Membership secretary
Aircrewmans Association
Tel: +44 01752-815396
Email:  Joe Sykes, Webloke joes@slm.compulink.co.uk
URL:  http://www.omniforms.com/aca/menu.html

Fleet Air Arm Armourers Association 
Email: Brian Gleeson grumpy@unisonfree.net
Website:  http://pages.unisonfree.net/grumpy/

Fleet Air Arm Archive
Email: drucker@fleetairarmarchive.net
Website: http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/welcome.htm

Fleet Air Arm Association
Solent Branch
Peter Westbrook
161 Brockhurst Road
Gosport, Hampshire
PO12 3AX
Website: http://www.faasig.org/faaassoc.htm
Email: Lowen33@aol.com

Fleet Air Arm Field Gun Association
Jimmy Andrews
14 Scott Close
Stubbington
Fareham
Hampshire PO14 2HD
Email: Josh Morris   FAAFGUN@aol.com
URL:  http://members.aol.com/faafgun/

Fleet Air Arm Officers Association
The Admin Director
FAAOA
4 St James's Square
London SW1Y 4JU
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7930 7722
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7930 7728
E-Mail: faaoa@fleetairarmoa.org
Website: http://www.Fleetairarmoa.org/

Fleet Air Arm Squadron
Email:  enquiries@faasquadron.org.uk
Website: http://www.faasquadron.org.uk

Fleet Air Arm Telegraphist Air Gunner Association (TAGA)
Chairman
Mr. L.D. Sayer, DSM,
The Observatory, Rowneys Farm,
Wakes Colne,
Colchester. CO6 2AS,
U.K.
Tel: (01206) 240 328
Website: http://www.flynavyheritage.org.uk/tag.htm

Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Web Ring
Website: v.webring.com/hub?ring=fleetairarmwebri

HMS Sultan
Royal Navy School of Marine and Air Engineering
Gosport
Hants
Website: http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/static/pages/1943.html

HMS Vengeance Association
Derek  'Lew' Lewis (Secretary) 
226 High Street,
Newhall,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire.
DE11 0EA.
Email: ourouse@vengeance100.freeserve.co.uk
Website: http://www.hms.vengeance.btinternet.co.uk/vassoc.htm

Portsmouth Naval Gliding Club
Chairman: Peter Waugh - email chairman@pngc.co.uk
Membership Secretary:
Kevin Hills, 5 Shannon Road,
Hill Head,
Fareham
Hants, PO14 3RL
Telephone Evenings: 013 29 314784
Mobile 07774  276025
Email: membership@pngc.co.uk
Webmaster email: dji@contactbox.co.uk
Website: http://www.pngc.contactbox.co.uk/

Royal Naval Association
Gosport Branch
Tel: 013 29 310060/013 29 312 574
Email: rnagosport@ukonline.co.uk
Website: http://www.royal-naval-association.co.uk/

Royal Navy - Naval Historic Branch
3-5 Great Scotland Yard
London
SW1A 2HW
Website: http://www.royal-navy.mod.uk/

Royal Navy Historic Flight (RNHF)
General Manager
Bryan Wood
Tel: 019 35 456725
Fax: 019 35 455273
Email: rnhf@flynavyheritage.org.uk
Website: http://www.flynavyheritage.org.uk

812 naval air squadron (14th CARRIER AIR GROUP
804 & 812  Sqdn)
Ken Lambert
17 Walgrave,
Orton Malborne,
Peterborough,
PE2 5NR
Tel: 01733 234655 

1850 naval air squadron (HMS Vengeance Association)
Derek  'Lew' Lewis (Secretary) 
226 High Street,
Newhall,
Swadlincote,
Derbyshire.
DE11 0EA.
Email: ourouse@vengeance100.freeserve.co.uk
Website: http://www.hms.vengeance.btinternet.co.uk/vassoc.htm

Society of Friends of the Fleet Air Arm Museum
R Cabble, 
3 Axe Valley Close, 
Mosterton, 
Beaminster, 
Dorset, DT8 3JE: 
Tel: 01308 868569 

 
Ship Builders and Ship Repairers

Swan Hunter (Tyneside) Limited
Wallsend
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE28 6EQ
Tel: +44(0) 191 295 0295
Fax: +44(0) 191 262 0374
Email: norman.brownell@swanhunter.com
Web site: http://www.swanhunter.com/

A&P Southampton Ltd
Western Avenue, Western Docks,
Southampton
SO15 0HH
Tel: +44 (0) 2380 704488
Fax: +44 (0) 2380 704735
Email: southampton@ap-group.co.uk
Web site: http://www.ap-group.co.uk

BAE Systems Marine
Barrow in Furness
Cumbria, 
LA14 1AF
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1229 823366
Fax: +44 (0) 1229 874000 

BAE Systems 
Farnborough,
Hampshire 
GU14 6YU,
UK 
Tel: +44 (0) 1252 384605 
Fax: +44 (0) 1252 383947 
Web site: http://www.baesystems.com/globalfootprint/operations/marine.htm

Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers Association (SSA)
Marine House, 
Thorpe Lea Road, 
Egham, 
Surrey 
TW20 8BF
UK
Tel: +44 1784 223770 
Fax: +44 1784 223775 
Email: office@ssa.org.uk
Web site: http://www.ssa.org.uk/
 
Ship & Aircraft Preservation
Directory of Preserved Aircraft Carriers around the World 

Fleet Air Arm Archive and aircraft carrier preservation news

The Friends of HMS Cavalier Trust
50 King George Road
Walderslade
CHATHAM
Kent. ME5 0TX
UK
Website: http://www.thefriendsofhmscavalier.org.uk

Historic Naval Ships Visitors' Guide worldwide
Historic Naval Ships Association
c/o U.S. Naval Academy Museum
118 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21402-5034
USA
Website: http://www.maritime.org/hnsa-activities.htm

Naval Aviation and Aircraft Carrier Museums - Ship Web -  Locator 
Focuses on the location of the surviving Naval Ships, naval museums,  as well as on naval and maritime archaeology and ship wrecks, and on events such as Navy Days. 

Solent AeroNautica Heritage Centre [proposed]
Cracknore Hard
Marchwood
Southampton Water
Hampshire
Web site http://www.adpr.co.uk/update/bride%20marine/bm%20001.htm
Comprising: 
 


The Fighter Collection (TFC)
Imperial War Museum
Duxford Airfield
Duxford
Cambridgeshire
CB2 4QR
ENGLAND 
Email: tfc@duxford.org 
Website: http://www.avnet.co.uk/tfc/

UK National Historic Ships Committee (NHSC)
C G Allen, Secretary NHSC,
66 Hartford House,
Pembroke Park,
Portsmouth,
Hampshire PO1 2TW
England
Tel and Fax: +44 23 92 838040.
E-mail: colin.allen@btinternet.com

UK National Register of Historic Vessels - Core Collection list of the 
Dr Robert Prescott, Project Director or
Deanna Groom, Research Officer
National Historic Ships Project
Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies
University of St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AJ
Tel: 01334 462916. Fax: 01334 462927
E-Mail: dmg2@st-andrews.ac.uk
WWW: National Historic Ships Project
http://www.st-and.ac.uk/institutes/sims/nhsp.htm

Warship Preservation Trust (Historic Warships)
East Float, Dock
Road, 
Birkenhead, Wirral, 
Merseyside, 
CH41 1DJ, 
England
Tel: +44 151 650 1573 
Fax: +44 151 650 1473 
Email: manager@warships.freeserve.co.uk
Website: http://www.warships.freeserve.co.uk/

World Ship Trust and the International Register of Historic Ships
World Ship Trust
202 Lambeth Road,
London, SE1 7JW
Telephone +44 (020)-7385 4267
Email: wstrust@aol.com
WWW: World Ship Trust
http://www.worldshiptrust.org
 
British Aircraft Carrier Veterans Associations
ALBION

HMS Albion (1962-64)/846 Royal Naval Air Squadron Reunion Association Dave Scowen, 34a Louvain Road, Horns Cross, Greenhithe, Kent, DA9 9DZ (ref 1998).

HMS Bulwark, Albion and Centaur Association
Contact: Email: bulwarks@lineone.net
Chairman: Frank Jones
Email: bulwarkassociation@madasafish.com
Secretary: John Truscott
49 Padnell Avenue, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Hants. PO8 8DT. Tel. 02392 431150 (Email:  JTIIP@aol.com)
Email: bulwarkassociation@madasafish.com
2001
Newsletter "R08". Email Editor: mikenoonan58@aol.com
2001
 

See HMS Albion website- Don's Green Goffer Page. The H.M.S. Albion Shake-Down.



ARK ROYAL III

Ark Royal Association

See Ark Royal III Website This is the home page of the Ark Royal III Historical web site, devoted to one of the Royal Navy's most famous WWII fighting ships, the aircraft-carrier H.M.S. Ark Royal III. [not functioning 2001]



BULWARK

HMS Bulwark, Albion and Centaur Association
Contact: Email: bulwarks@lineone.net
Chairman: Frank Jones
Email: bulwarkassociation@madasafish.com
Secretary: John Truscott
49 Padnell Avenue, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Hants. PO8 8DT. Tel. 02392 431150 (Email:  JTIIP@aol.com)
Email: bulwarkassociation@madasafish.com
2001
Newsletter "R08". Email Editor: mikenoonan58@aol.com
2001



CENTAUR

HMS Bulwark, Albion and Centaur Association
Contact: Email: bulwarks@lineone.net
Chairman: Frank Jones
Email: bulwarkassociation@madasafish.com
Secretary: John Truscott
49 Padnell Avenue, Cowplain, Waterlooville, Hants. PO8 8DT. Tel. 02392 431150 (Email:  JTIIP@aol.com)
Email: bulwarkassociation@madasafish.com
2001
Newsletter "R08". Email Editor: mikenoonan58@aol.com
2001



COLOSSUS

HMS Colossus (see 14th Carrier Air Group)



EAGLE

HMS Eagle Survivors 1942 Association. Also see HMS Eagle website
Contact: A `Les` Goodenough, 3 Brimpton Road, Reading, Berks. RG30 3HY.

HMS Eagle Communications Department 1962 to last commission Email: wings@eaglecommunicator.com or Email: david.brighton@virgin.net



EMPEROR

HMS Emperor Reunion, L Gifford, 11 Jersey Croft, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B36 OPD (ref: 1988+)



FORMIDABLE

HMS Formidable Association, Betty Smith, Secretary, 78 Fosseway, Syston,  Leicester, LE7 1NE. Email betty@brigg.com
The HMS Formidable Association website by alan@brigg.com



GLORIOUS

HMS Glorious Annual Memorial Service - Contact details via FAAOA
 

  • Memorial service to dedicate plaque to those who were lost whilst serving in the ships Glorious, Ardent and Acastra, St Nicholas Church, HMS Drake, Devonport. 10 June 2001. Contact: David Woodcock via FAAOA


GLORY

HMS Glory 1943-56 Association.
Contact: Peter G Warde, 91 Dinglederry, Olney, Buckinghamshire. MK46 5EU.Tel: 01234 711611 Also see website



HERMES

HMS Hermes Reunion. C/O Royal Fleet Club, Plymouth. 2001



INDEFATIGABLE

HMS Indefatigable Association: Headquarters : Nautical Club, Bishopsgate Street, Birmingham B15 1ET   WWW: http://www.hmsindefatigable.co.uk/

     
Archivist/Historian Peter Bonney, 73 Colindale Crescent, Colindale, London NW9 5EU  Tel: 020 8205 1989 - Email: peter.bonney@talk21.com
 

INDOMITABLE

HMS Indomitable Association
Contact: Ron Sloan, 5 Somerset Place, Sale, Cheshire. M33 1HW.
 


NABOB

HMS Nabob/852 Naval Air Squadron (1944) Reunion
Reunion at Comet Hotel, Hatfield. Contact details via FAAOA



OCEAN

HMS Ocean Association
Contact: D.J.Lord MBE, 74 Montague Close, Walton on Thames, Surrey. KT12 2NG.



RULER

HMS Ruler Association
Contact: John Robson, 150 Gilnahirk Road, Belfast. BT5 7QQ.



SLINGER

HMS Slinger (Escort Carrier) Association.
Contact: John Lawson, Archivist of the Reunion Group,  52 Rokeby Avenue, Hull. HU4 7NA.Tel: 01482 353494. Email:  jpl@lawson.karoo.co.uk
See website http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Associations/slinger/



TRIUMPH

HMS Triumph Association
Contact: Eric Buckner, 12 Freshfields Court, Carlisle, Cumbria. CA1 2TT.



UNICORN

HMS Unicorn Association
Contact: E.Bosworthick, membership/Social secretary, 3 Arundel Close, Adeyfield, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. HP2 4QR. Tel: 01442  255821. (2001)



VENERABLE

HMS Venerable Association
Contact: Bas Redfern, Hazeldene, 64 Coppice Road, Talke, Stoke on Trent, Staffs. ST7 1UA. 
Tel: 01782 784876. 



VENGEANCE

HMS Vengeance Association
Contact: Derek 'Lew' Lewis, Secretary, HMS Vengeance Association, 122 Mill Lane, Portslade, Sussex. BN41 2FH.
Email: ourouse@vengeance100.freeserve.co.uk
Also see "HMS. VENGEANCE, No.1850 & 812 SQUADRON" website by Ron Davis. 
Email: hms.vengeance@btinternet.com



VICTORIOUS

HMS Victorious Association, AWF Rodgers, 32 Trostrey, Hollybush, Cwmbran, South Wales, NP44 70D (1992+)



WARRIOR

HMS Warrior 1946-58: Reunion, 2001. C/O Royal Sailors Home Club, Portsmouth. 2001
 
 
Preserved Aircraft Carriers around the World

USS FORRESTAL
USS Forrestal aircraft carrier museum project (USA)

(see alternate website)
USS HORNET
USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier Museum (USA)

USS INTREPID
USS Interpedid  Sea-Air-Space Museum, New York (USA)

USS LEXINGTON
USS Lexington Aircraft Carrier Museum (USA)
 

USS MIDWAY
USS Midway - San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum (USA)

USS ORISKANY
USS Oriskany aircraft carrier Museum (USA)

USS RANGER
USS Ranger Museum (USA)

USS SARATOGA
USS Saratoga museum project (USA) 

INS VIKRANT/HMS HERCULES
INS Vikrant/HMS Hercules aircraft carrier campaign

USS YORKTOWN
USS Yorktown - Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum (USA)
 
Naval Aviation Associations & Clubs operating in adjacent areas

Fleetlands Flying Association
Lee-on-the-Solent
Information about the F.F.A. email: richard@fleetlands.co.uk
Web pages email: Webmaster@pilots.co.uk
Website: http://www.fleetlands.co.uk

HM Coastguards/Bristow Helicopters Ltd.
Bristow Helicopters Ltd. (Lee On Solent)
Coastguard SAR Helicopter Unit
Lee On Solent Airfield
Argus Gate
Broom Way
Lee On Solent
Hampshire
PO13 9YA
Phone: 023 92 550142
Fax: 023 92 550390
Email:
Website: http://www.bristoweurope.com/

Southampton University Gliding Club
Jon Taylor
Captain
Southampton University Gliding Club
University of Southampton
Highfield,
Southampton, SO17 1BJ.
UK,
SUGC Tel: 07773 869 936
Capt Tel: 023 8032 2809
General Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 5000.
General Fax: +44 (0)23 8059 3939.
SUGC Email: jjt199@soton.ac.uk
Website: http://www.soton.ac.uk/~gliding/

 
Contacts in Australia
Australian Museum of Flight
(Australian Naval Aviation Museum) 

Australian On-line War Memorial


Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm official web site
COMAUSNAVAIRGRP
HMAS Albatross
Nowra NSW 2540
Australian
Website: http://www.navy.gov.au/fegs/navair/default.htm

History enquiries
Directorate of Naval History
Royal Australian Navy
CP4-1-13
Dept of Defence
ACT 2600
Australia
Email: navyhistory@cbr.defence.gov.au 

Link to the Royal Australian Navy 

RAN Naval Aviation Systems Project Office
 
Australian, Brazilian and UK Museums, Other Expert Bodies & Links

Australian Museum of Flight
(Australian Naval Aviation Museum) 

Australian War Memorial

British Commonwealth Occupation Forces National Council

British Military Powerboat Trust
Tel: +44 (023) 8042 8443
Email: ads@bmpt.co.uk
Website: http://www.e-fact.com/boat/

FAB Museu Aeroespacial

Flagship Portsmouth at the Historic Dockyard
Porter's Lodge
1/7 College road
HM Naval Base
Portsmouth PO1 3LJ
UK
Website: http://www.cix.co.uk/%7Eflagship/Welcome.html

Fleet Air Arm Museum
Box D6, RNAS Yeovilton
 Near Ilchester, Somerset
BA22 8HT
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1935 840565
Fax: +44 (0) 1935 842630
E-mail: enquiries@fleetairarm.com
Website: http://www.fleetairarm.com

Friends of Southamptonís Museums and Galleries (FOSMAG) 
Website: http://www.southampton.gov.uk/leisure/arts/gall_gen.htm

Historic Dockyard Chatham
The Historic Dockyard,
Chatham, 
Kent ME4 4TZ, 
England
Trust Office Tel: +44 (0)1634 823800 
Fax +44 (0)1634 823801
Email: info@chdt.org.uk
Website: http://www.worldnavalbase.org.uk/

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road,
London SE1 6HZ
UK
Telephone +44 0207 4165000
Fax : +44 0207 4165379
Website: htttp://www.iwm.org.uk

Naval Association of Australia

The Naval Historical Society of Australia

Navy League of Australia

Navio-Museu BAURU
Av. Alfredo Agache, 
s/nº Centro, 
próximo a Praça XV,
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Website: http://www.sdm.mar.mil.br/bauru.htm

National Maritime Museum
Greenwich,
London SE10 9NF
UK
Tel: (44) 0208 858 4422
Website:  http://www.nmm.ac.uk

RAF Museum
RAF Museum
Grahame Park Way
London
NW9 5LL
UK
Tel: +44 (0)2082 052 266
+44 (0)8916 005 633 (admission information)
+44 (0)2082 001 751
Website: http://www.rafmuseum.com/

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club History

Royal Naval Museum Home Page
HM Naval Base (PP66),
Portsmouth, Hampshire, 
PO1
3NH, England
Telephone : +44 023 9272 7562
Fax : +44  023 9272 7575
Email: information@royalnavalmuseum.org
Website: http://www.royalnavalmuseum.org/

Solent Aviation Society
Email: webmaster@solent-aviation-society.co.uk
Chairman Email: phil_butler@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.solent-aviation-society.co.uk/

Southampton Hall of Aviation
Albert Road South
Southampton
SO14 3FR
UK
Tel: 01703 635830
Fax: 01703 223383
Email: SpitfireHome@compuserve.com
Website: http://www.btinternet.com/~birddog/424site/424museum.htm

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