English “Stalker” aircraft carrier, top view

Stalker aircraft carrier

Top view of the English “Stalker” aircraft carrier (HMS Stalker).

“Stalker” aircraft carrier – Board number D91, was built in the United States.
“Stalker” aircraft carrier construction began on October 6, 1941, launched on March 5, 1942, transferred to the UK under the land-lease act and accepted into the Royal Navy on December 21, 1942.

The Stalker aircraft carrier was used in the Atlantic to escort Allied naval convoys.
“Stalker” aircraft carrier participated in the landing of the Allied forces in Normandy.

“Stalker” aircraft carrier was withdrawn from the Royal Navy on December 29, 1945 and returned to the United States. Sold in 1946, cut into scrap in 1975.




Location: Atlantic
Date of the photo: 1943

In : 1943

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