Postcards of the past show naval biplane over the side

A reader has sent me eight naval postcards, five of which show a biplane that has gone over the side of a carrier.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 2nd July 2016, 6:00 am
Back on the carrier's deck
Back on the carrier's deck

Could the reader let me know who you are or, if you wish to remain anonymous and I can keep the postcards, thank you very much.

Here we see the rescue attempt to save a stricken plane with sailors attaching ropes for the operation; the plane being hauled from the sea and finally it being landed back on the carrier’s deck.

In another postcard, the pilot can be seen safe and sound.

The aircraft is pulled from the water.
Sailors trying to attach ropes to the stricken biplane
The aircraft is pulled from the water.
Sailors trying to attach ropes to the stricken biplane