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  HMS Eagle  
1951 - 1972 .

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HMS Eagle

Class

Audacious-Class

Builder

Harland & Wolff, Belfast

Laid down

24 October 1942

Launched

19 March 1946

Commissioned

1 October 1951

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29. October 1952 - 3. December 1952

- (???)

890 NAS Attacker FB.1 (8) 111-119 J
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1)

J

 

 

 

Ships Flight  
last update 1 November 2011
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29. January 1953 - 27. March 1953

- (Spring cruise)

800 NAS Attacker FB.1 (8) J 100
803 NAS Attacker FB.2 (8) J 140
809 NAS Sea Hornet NF.21 (8) J 480
812 NAS Firefly FR. (8) J 200
814 NAS Firefly FR. (8) J 250
827 NAS Firebrand TF.4 (8) J 120
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 310
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1)

J

 

 

 

809 NAS
 

 

 

812 NAS 827 NAS
 

 

 

Ships Flight  
last update 1 November 2011
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17. June 1953 - 23. July 1953

- (Summer cruise)

800 NAS Attacker FB.1 (8) J 100
803 NAS Attacker FB.2 (8) J 140
809 NAS Sea Hornet NF.21 (8) J 480
812 NAS Firefly FR. (8) J 200
814 NAS Firefly FR. (8) J 250
827 NAS Firebrand TF.4 (8) J 120
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 310
849 NAS C flight Skyraider AEW.1 (2) CU 310
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1)

J

last update 1 November 2011
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3. September 1953 - 3. October 1953

- (Autum cruise)

800 NAS Attacker FB.1 (8) J 100
803 NAS Attacker FB.2 (8) J 140
809 NAS Sea Hornet NF.21 (8) J 480
812 NAS Firefly FR. (8) J 200
814 NAS Firefly FR. (8) J 250
827 NAS Firebrand TF.4 (8) J 120
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 310
849 NAS C flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) CU 310
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1)

J

last update 1 November 2011
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26. January 1954 - 25. May 1954

Mediterranean (Spring cruise)

800 NAS Attacker FB.2 (8) J 100
803 NAS Attacker FB.2 (8) J 140
806 NAS Sea Hawk F.1 161-174 J
809 NAS Sea Hornet NF.21 (8) J 480
815 NAS Avenger AS (6) J
825 NAS Firefly FR. (8) J 280
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 310
849 NAS B flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 310
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1)

J

806 NAS - 1. Feb. 1954 - 14. Apr. 1954 and 27. Apr. 1954 - 4. Jun. 1954 (Med)
803 NAS was from 3. February 1954 til 14. April 1954 on Board.
 

 

 

 

 

 

  815 NAS
 

 

 

Ships Flight  
last update 1 November 2011
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18 May 1954 - 28 February 1955

Refit at Devonport, partial (5.5-degree) angled flight deck added.

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7. June 1955 - 4. November 1955

Nato North Atlantic, Mediterranen (Autum cruise)

802 NAS 10.5.55-17.5.55 Sea Hawk FGA.4 (8) 171-182 J
804 NAS 10.5.55-17.11.55 Sea Hawk FGA.4  
813 NAS Wyvern S.4 (8) 120 J
826 NAS Gannet AS.4 J
827 NAS Wyvern S.4 (8) J 130
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 310
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1)

J

 

 

 

 

 

 

826 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

Ships Flight    
last update 1 November 2011
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1955

Refit at Devonport

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16. April 1956 - 5. January 1957

Mediterranen (Operation Musketeer)

812 NAS Gannet AS.4 J
830 NAS Wyvern S.4 (6) 270 J
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) 410 J
892 NAS 14. Aug. 56 - 26. Dec. 56 Sea Venom FAW.21 (7) 445-452 J
893 NAS * 17. Aug. 57 - 24. Dec. 56 Sea Venom FAW.21 (7) 090-099 J
897 NAS 16 Apr. 56 - 1 Jan. 57 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 190-201 J later 455-469 J
899 NAS 16. Apr. 56 - 3. Jan. 57 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 485-496 J
Ships Flight Whirlwind HAR.3 (1)

J 970

* NAS 893 was from 17. August 1957 till 24. December 1956 on Board
 

 

 

812 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
last update 1 November 2011
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5. August 1957 - 31. August 1957

Ecercise Strikeback,

803 NAS Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 140 J
806 NAS Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 175-190 J
813 NAS Wyvern S.4 (8) J 300
814 NAS Gannet AS.4 E
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 410
894 NAS 5. Aug. 57 - 31. Aug. 57 Sea Venom FAW.22 (14) 485-499 J
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1) E
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

814 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

   
last update 1 November 2011
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10. September 1957 - 30. September 1957

Mediterranen

803 NAS Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 140 J
806 NAS 10.9.57-2.11.57 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 175-190 J
813 NAS Wyvern S.4 (8) J 300
814 NAS Gannet AS.4 280-288 J
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 410
894 NAS 10. Sep. 57 - 30. Sep. 57 Sea Venom FAW.22 (14) 485-499 J
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR.3 (1) 973-974 J
Between 30. September 1957 and 10. October was NAS 803 not on Board
 

 

 

 

 

 

814 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

   
last update 1 November 2011

10. October 1957 - 3. November 1957

Mediterranen

803 NAS Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 140 E
806 NAS 10.9.57-2.11.57 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 175-190 E
813 NAS Wyvern S.4 (8) J 300
814 NAS Gannet AS.4 280-288 E
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 410
894 NAS 10. Oct. 57 - 2. Nov. 57 Sea Venom FAW.22 (14) 485-499 J
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR.3 (1) 973-974 J
Between 30. September 1957 and 10. October was NAS 803 not on Board
 

 

 

 

 

 

814 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

   
last update 1 November 2011
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14. November 1957 - 2. December 1957

Home Waters

813 NAS Wyvern S.4 (8) E 300
814 NAS Gannet AS.4 280-288 J
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) J 410
894 NAS 14. Nov. 57 - 27. Nov. 57 Sea Venom FAW.22 (14) 485-499 J
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR.3 (1) 973-974 J
803 NAS was till 23. November on Board
 

 

 

814 NAS
 

 

 

894 NAS Ships Flight  
last update 1 November 2011
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28. January 1958 - 31. March 1958

?

803 NAS 28.2.1958 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 140 E
806 NAS  29.1.58-29.3.58 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 175-190 E
813 NAS überprüfen Wyvern S.4 (8) E 270
814 NAS Gannet AS.4 280-288 E
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) E 420
894 NAS 28. Jan. 58 - 31. Mar. 58 Sea Venom FAW.22 (12) 485-499 E
701 NAS A flight Whirlwind HAR.3 (1)

E 710

Ships Flight Dragonfly HR.3 (1) 973-974 E
 

 

 

 

 

 

849 NAS
last update 1 November 2011
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20. May 1958 - 2. December 1958

Mediterranen

802 NAS 19.9.57-2.12.57 Sea Hawk FB.5 (8) 130-142 E
806 NAS 20.5.58-2.12.58 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 175-190 E
814 NAS Gannet AS.4 280-288 E
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) E 420
894 NAS 20. May 58 - 2. Dec. 58 Sea Venom FAW.22 (12) 485-499 E
898 NAS 20. May 58 - 2. Dec. 58 Sea Hawk FGA.6 470-481 E
701 NAS A flight Whirlwind HAR.3 (1)

E 710

Ships Flight Dragonfly HR.3 (1) 973-974 E
 

 

 

 

 

 

849 NAS 894 NAS
     
last update 1 November 2011
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14. January 1959 - 23. March 1959

Ecercise Dawn Breze IV

802 NAS 14.1.59-23.3.59 Sea Hawk FB.5 (8) 130-142 E
806 NAS 14.1.59-23.3.59 Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) 175-190 E
814 NAS Gannet AS.4 280-288 E
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) E 420
894 NAS 14. Jan. 959 - 29. Apr. 59 Sea Venom FAW.22 (12) 485-499 E
898 NAS 14. Jan. 59 - 29. Apr. 59 Sea Hawk FGA.6 470-481 E
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1) 973-974 E
898 NAS was from 14. January 1959 til 2. March 1959 on Board
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

849 NAS 894 NAS
 

 

 

     
last update 1 November 2011
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13. April 1959 - 29. April 1959

Home Waters

NAS Sea Hawk FGA.6 (8) E
806 NAS Sea Hawk FGA.6(8) 175-190 E
814 NAS  oder 812 NAS Gannet AS.4 E
849 NAS A flight Skyraider AEW.1 (4) E 420
894 NAS 14. Jan. 959 - 29. Apr. 59 Sea Venom FAW.22 (12) 485-499 E
898 NAS 14. Jan. 59 - 29. Apr. 59 Sea Hawk FGA.6 470-481 E
Ships Flight Dragonfly HR. (1) 973-974 E
 

 

 

8?? NAS  
 

 

 

849 NAS 894 NAS
 

 

 

     
last update 1 November 2011
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Decommissioned

11 May 1959

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30. October 1959  - 14. May 1964
Modernisation and major refit at Devonport Dockyard. Increase in angled flight deck, forward 4.5-inch removed, all 40 mm removed, Sea Cat added.
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Recommissioned

14 May 1964

2. December 1964 - 21. May 1965

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.1 (14) 100-107 E
800 NAS B flight Scimitar F.1 (4) 111-117 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.1 (5) E
849 NAS A flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
E
899 NAS 2. Dec. 64 - 24. Jun. 65 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 485-498 E
Ships Flight Whirlwind HAR.5 (1) 971 E
 

 

 

820 NAS
 

 

 

849 NAS Ships Flight
last update 10. February 2012
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24 May 1965 - August 1965
Repairs at Devonport
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25. August 1965 - 14. August 1966

Far East

800 NAS Buccaneer S.1 (14) 100-107 E
800 NAS B flight Scimitar F.1 (4) 111-117 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.1 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS A flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 25. Aug. 65 - 15. Aug. 66 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Whirlwind HAR.5 (1) E
 

 

 

820 NAS
 

 

 

849 NAS Ships Flight
last update 10. February 2012
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26. June 1967 - 18. July 1967

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 24. Jun. 67 - 18. Jul. 67 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) E
 

 

 

820 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

Ships Flight  
last update 10. February 2012
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15. August 1967 - 18. June 1968

Far East

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 15. Aug. 67 - 19. Jun. 68 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) E
last update 10. February 2012
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28. August 1968 - 2. October 1968

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 24. Aug. 68 - 2. Oct. 68 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) E
last update 10. February 2012
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10. April 1969 - 28. April 1969

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 3. Apr. 69 - 29. Apr. 69 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
last update 10. February 2012
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23. May 1969 - 7. June 1969

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
last update 10. February 2012
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13. June 1969 - 18. July 1969

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 16. Jun. 69 - 18. Jul. 69 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
 

 

820 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

Ships Flight  
last update 10. February 2012
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4. September 1969 - 4. December 1969

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 4. Sep. 69 - 3. Dec. 69 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
last update 10. February 2012
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10. January 1970 - 23. March 1970

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 12. Jan. 70 - 23. Mar. 70 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
 

 

 

820 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

Ships Flight  
last update 10. February 2012
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2. October 1970 - 9. December 1970

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
820 NAS Wessex HAS.3 (5) 060-067 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 2. Oct. 70 - 9. Dec. 70 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 120-127 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
last update 10. February 2012
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17. January 1971 - 31. March 1971

Home & Mediterranean Sea

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
826 NAS Sea King HAS.1 (5) 140-146 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 19. Jan. 71 - 5. Apr. 71 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 130-137 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
last update 10. February 2012
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26. May 1971 - 23. January 1972

Far East

800 NAS Buccaneer S.2 (14) 109-115 E
826 NAS Sea King HAS.1 (5) 140-146 E
849 NAS D flight Gannet AEW.3 (4)
Gannet COD.4 (1)
070-074 E
899 NAS 26. May 71 - 23. Jan. 72 Sea Vixen FAW.2 (16) 130-137 E
Ships Flight Wessex HAS.1 (1) 109-115 E
 

 

 

826 NAS 849 NAS
 

 

 

Ships Flight  
last update 10. February 2012
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Decommissioned

26 January 1972


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