817 Naval Air Squadron
|817 Naval Air Squadron|
|Branch||Fleet Air Arm|
|Battle honours||Norway 1941
North Africa 1942
In 1941, the squadron operated Fairey Albacore aircraft in the Anti-Submarine Warfare role in Icelandic and Mediterranean waters. The Squadron was reformed in 1943, with Fairey Barracuda aircraft and carried out operations in the Far East before disbanding at the end of the war.
The squadron was reformed as 817 Squadron RAN in 1950.
- Fairey Albacore I March 1941–August 1943
- Fairey Barracuda II December 1943–January 1945
- Barracuda II (ASH) April 1945–August 1945