Entered service with the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm in 1940.
The first action of the Albacores was an attack on Boulogne in September 1940.
Battle of Cape Matapan
The HMS Formidable sent off Albacores during the Battle of Cape Matapan in March 1941.
Battle of Alamein
Albacores took part in the Battle of Alamein in October 1942.