Life of Cecil Caswell Harper

Early Years

1927 - 1935

1935 - 1937

1937 - 1940

1940 -1945

1945 - 1963

Retirement from RAF



Inevitably with new technology there are always mishaps and adjustments have to be made.
Below are some of the incidents recorded during my father’s service on HMS Glorious.

Grab that plane before it falls off the deck.Too late it's gone

In some cases aircraft had to be retrieved from the sea.
Recover 4recoveryRecover 1Recover 2Recover 3In the drink

Oh dear that's a hairy oneWho left that there

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