2-AUG-1940 Operation HURRY
HURRY, the first of many operations to ferry much needed fighter aircraft reinforcements to the island of Malta. HMS Argus delivered twelve Hurricane fighters to form No. 261 Squadron in company with many ships of the Royal Navy from Gibraltar and Alexandria. HMS Argus carried the Hurricanes to a launch point 360 miles West of Malta, escorted by Force H including HMS Ark Royal.
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