17th November in wartime Northern Ireland

On 17th November 1939, a newspaper photographer watched naval ratings turn over the engine of their planes at Aldergrove. In 1940, R.A.F. training was underway.

Royal Navy in 1939

On 17th November 1939, Royal Navy ratings at R.A.F. Aldergrove in CO. Antrim overhaul the engine of their Fairey Swordfish in front of a Belfast Telegraph photographer.

Royal Air Force in 1940

On 17th November 1940, members of the Royal Air Force took part in training exercises using a LINK trainer at R.A.F. Aldergrove near Crumlin in Co. Antrim.

Larne Jetty

On 17th November 1942, the War Office photographer returned to Larne, Co. Antrim, taking update photos of mended constructions and sheet piling at the jetty.

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