Supermarine Seafire

By Geoffrey Bussy

Too late to see service in World War 2 the later marks of Seafires proved invaluable to fill the gap from the disposal of the Lend-Lease American fighters it the arrival of the Hawker Sea Fury in August 1947. The Seafires were the only naval fighters available when the Royal Nay supported the British evacuation from Paletine, intervened in the Malayan insurrection and was involved in its first Korean deployment