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Aircraft Carrier histories. Royal Navy Gibraltar Class aircraft carrier HMS Unicorn. Aircraft carrier website dedicated to the history of HMS Unicorn from launch to participation in major wars also notice board for families of ex-crew of Gibraltar class carriers.

HMS Unicorn, October 1955.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP805

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP805

HMS Unicorn, February 1946.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP803

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HMS Unicorn with HMS Imperieuse and HMS Renown, February 1946.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP804

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP804

Photograph believed to be of HMS Unicorn. Photograph sent in by Tim Joyce whose father served on her for a time.

HMS Unicorn, 1944.

A large image size 10" x 7" approx, is available.  Reproduced from the original negative / photo under license from MPL, the copyright holder.  A signed numbered certificate is supplied. Price 25.   Order photograph here   Order Code  XMP802

Original republished MPL Photograph (Postcard Size).  Price 5 Click here to order.  Order Code  MP802

Photograph believed to be of HMS Unicorn. Photograph sent in by Tim Joyce whose father served on her for a time.

Photograph believed to be of HMS Unicorn. Photograph sent in by Tim Joyce whose father served on her for a time.

HMS Unicorn

HMS Unicorn

Radar division, HMS Unicorn, inter part competition winners.

HMS Unicorn inter part hockey competition teams.

The above four photographs kindly supplied by Stan Larsen, crew member 1943-46.
 

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Naval Historians, Crew & Family Noticeboard

MESSAGES

CLAUDE EDWARD "JOHN" FLOYD..  My father served on Unicorn from commissioning to end of active service in Eastern Fleet as a Leading Writer. Does anyone remember him? I have photos of the ship and various groups of crew. Anybody inerested in putting names to these? 

CECIL WAREHAM..   My grandad Cecil Wareham served on the HMS Unicorn during World War Two, I don't know what time he started serving on the ship but served on it till the war was over.  I would just like to enquire if anyone knows him? was friends with him? or has any nice photos of crew members which I could give to him.  Contact Here 

VICTOR TINDALL..   My father Victor Tindall was on the HMS Unicorn.  Anybody remember him? contact here 

LTO BROOKS C... MY BROTHER LTO BROOKS C, SERVED ABOARD THE "UNICORN" FROM EARLY 1940 TO HIS DEMOB IN 1946 FAR EAST,AUSSIE, ETC, HE IS ALIVE BUT FRAGILE....ANY ONE REMEMBER HIM?.   contact here 

PETER SMITH... My grandad Peter Smith, joined the H.M.S Unicorn in october of 1943, and left when the war was finished. He now lives in Dorset, England, if you would like to get in touch email Jb9285@hotmail.com

WILLIAM GEBBIE   My father served as a gunner on the Unicorn; his name was William Gebbie. Does anyone remember him. His service period was 1939_1945.If you do remember him please email me - my father would be delighted to hear from someone who served with him.  Thank you  D. Gebbie  (no address supplied - email us back and we will display it here)

KENNETH ROLFE... KENNETH ROLFE. Served on the HMS Unicorn from 1944 -1946, and was Air Mechanic Ordnance 1st Class. Now 79 and living in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire. Anyone wishing to contact, please mail darren.rolfe@btopenworld.com 

ISAAC JOHN PROCTOR.. My father served on HMS Unicorn from 1949 until 1953. He was in Korea. Although his first name was Isaac, he was known as John. He also served with the Marines in Burma from 1943-1946. He died in 1976 aged 51. If anybody knew him I would love to hear from them. I have some photos of the crew. Contact me at mail@cromwellrd.fsnet.co.uk 

STAN LARSEN.  Served on HMS Unicorn in AB Radar Division joining the ship in 1943 until January 1946. Stan now 79, lives in Australia and would love to hear from any surviving crew. Contact Stan Larsen 95 St Agnes Village, Port MacQuarie, NSW 2444 Australia.

REPLY TO STAN'S MESSAGE ABOVE

HARRY MILLER.. My brother-in-law Harry was on the Unicorn about the same time as Stan and I believe was part of the Pacific Fleet. He emigrated to Australia in 1950 with his wife and son and is now resident in Kogarah near Sydney. He was in the electrical branch. I hope you can get together and reminisce over old times. T Mackintosh (Ex RN Radar Mech). If you wish to contact him email me at t.mac@shaw.ca 

HMS UNICORN ASSOCIATION.   Can be contacted at 3 Arundel Close, Hemel Hempsted, HP2 4QR.

 

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