Escort Carrier of the Merchantile Conversion class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Wilton-Feijenoord (Schiedam, Holland)|
|Launched||17 Apr 1935|
Tanker conversion. Aquired 1943
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Notable events involving Rapana include:
HMS Rapana helped to defend convoy SC-143. One of her aircraft was Swordfish LS326 of 836 Squadron FAA, which is operated by the Royal Navy Historic Flight and still flies from RNAS Yeovilton. (1)
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