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ROCKET FIRING FAIREY SWORDFISH. 1 AUGUST 1944, ST MERRYN ROYAL NAVAL AIR STATION. PRACTICE WITH AN OPERATIONAL SQUADRON OF ROCKET PROJECTILE FAIREY SWORDFISH, COMMANDED BY LIEUTENANT COMMANDER P SNOW, RN. / Fairey Swordfish crews discuss details before making a patrol. © IWM (A 24981)

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PREPARING FAIREY SWORDFISH FOR TORPEDO DROPPING EXERCISES. HMS ILLUSTRIOUS, 20 OCTOBER 1942./ A torpedo being wheeled into positon under a Fairey Swordfish torpedo-bomber. © IWM (A 12873)

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THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ The air gunner of a Fairey Swordfish torpedo bomber at his position on the rear-facing .303 inch Vickers machine gun. This Fairey Swordfish was one from HMS.

British; Fairey Swordfish Mk.1 from FAA Squadrons 815 & 819 aboard HMS Illustrious that participated on the Taranto Raid, 11th November 1940

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