The Fleet Air Arm is the Royal Navy's aviation branch. During the Second World War, they operated from bases and aircraft carriers such as H.M.S. Formidable.
H.M. Submarine P48 went down on Christmas Day, 25th December 1942 having been depth charged by an Italian corvette escorting a convoy bound for Tunisia.
Between 1941 and 1945, H.M.S. Attack was a Royal Naval Coastal Forces shore establishment base at Portland, Dorset, England during the Second World War.
H.M.S. President III was a Royal Navy shore establishment during the Second World War. From 28th August 1939, it operated in Bristol training D.E.M.S. gunners.
On 8th November 1942, H.M.S. Walney crashed through the harbour boom at Oran, Algeria as part of Operation Torch. The vessel exploded after coming under fire.