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Five views of HMS ATHELING





ATHELING secured forward and aft to buoys in harbour - note the signaller using semaphore to send and receive messages on the flight deck. Photo: Courtesy Garth Fletcher.



Duty as an aircraft transport on loan to the US Navy in the Pacific


ATHELINGs flight deck covered in US Navy Corsairs for transport in  the Pacific


Below: Four shots of loading aircraft from lighters in he Pacific; this is probably Manus Admiralty Islands.






Unless stated otherwise all photos are courtesy of Charles Kelly whose father Charles Kelly served on Atheling as a Stoker.



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