701 Naval Air Squadron was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron
701 Naval Air Squadron was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm squadron. Anti-aircraft cruiser COVENTRY brushed ground, a fuel tank. Destroyer ATHERSTONE searched unsuccessfully for the aircraft. A second Swordfish of the Squadron force-landed off Isle of Eday. The same time were CYCLOPS and British steamers BALMAHA. Probationary Temporary Lt E. G.Lock RNVR and Temporary Skipper C. G.Coombe were wounded in the RIFSNESS. Corvette HONEYSUCKLE and Destroyer SARDONYX arrived at Liverpool with the convoy. The convoy was joined by sloop GRIMSBY on the 21st, dispersed off Aden arrived on 11 November at Suez.
Arrival proceeded to Muckle Flugga, carried out a patrol of the Shetlands.