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Re: Searcher and British CVE aircraft
Don't forget the Swordfish! Most of the Attacker class carried them at some point.
The CVE air complement could be made up of Wildcats, Seafires or Hellcats. That means research, which is fun since matching FAA units to ships and dates is a challenge. HMS Searcher carried 882 Squadron with Wildcat VIs in the Indian Ocean. HMS Hunter carried 807 with Seafire IIIs in that theater.The usual TBR was the Avenger, but the ones used as assault carriers. Corsairs were usually carried only as ferry cargo, since the RN tended to operate those on the ILLUSTRIOUS class and the CVLs.
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