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August 1943 - June 1944


Formation and work-up

No.1832 squadron formed at Royal Naval Air Station Eglinton, Northern Ireland on August 15th 1943 as a single seater fighter squadron under the command of Lt. Cdr (A) T.W. Harrington RN. Initial equipment was 10 Wildcat Vs.



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Content revised: 07 April 2019

Sources used in compiling this account:

Sturtivant, R. & Burrows, M. (1995) 'Fleet Air Arm Aircraft 1939 to 1945' Tonbridge Wells, Air Britain (Historians)

Sturtivant, R & Balance, T., (1994) 'Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' Tonbridge Wells, Air Britain (Historians)






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Battle Honours

Norway 1944

Atlantic 1944

Arctic 1944


Aircraft Types

Mix of Martlet I, II, III, Wildcat IV & V Aug 43 - JUN 44


Commanding Officers

Lt. Cdr (A) T.W. Harrington RN 15 Jul 1943

Lt. Cdr M. Horedern 15 Dec 1943

Squadron disbanded 01 Jun1944



Aircrew and Squadron Personnel


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