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 |- Aircraft carriers
 |        HMS Ark Royal (91)
 |        HMS Eagle
 |        HMS Hermes (95)
 |        I49 HMS Argus
 |--- class Implacable
 |        R10 HMS Indefatigable
 |        R86 HMS Implacable
 |--- class Illustrious
 |        R38 HMS Victorious
 |        R67 HMS Formidable
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 |--- class Glorious
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 |        HMS Glorious (77)
 |--- class Audacious
 |        R05 HMS Eagle
 |        R09 HMS Ark Royal
 |- Escort aircraft arriers
 |--- class Boque/Attacker
 |        D01 HMS Ameer
 |        D09 HMS Trumpeter
 |        D19 HMS Queen
 |        D23 HMS Premier
 |        D38 HMS Begum
 |        D40 HMS Searcher
 |        D42 HMS Empress
 |        D62 HMS Khedive
 |        D73 HMS Pursuer
 |        D77 HMS Nabob
 |        D79 HMS Puncher
 |        D80 HMS Hunter
 |        D98 HMS Emperor
 |--- class Avenger/Charger
 |        D27 HMS Charger
 |        D37 HMS Dasher
 |        D97 HMS Biter
 |- Light fleet aircraft arriers
 |--- class Colossus
 |        R15 HMS Colossus
 |        R16 HMS Triumph
 |        R31 HMS Warrior
 |        R62 HMS Glory
 |        R63 HMS Venerable
 |        R64 HMS Theseus
 |        R68 HMS Ocean
 |        R71 HMS Vengeance
 |--- class Centaur
 |        R06 HMS Centaur
 |        R07 HMS Albion
 |        R08 HMS Bulwark
 |        R12 HMS Hermes
 |--- class Nairana
 |        D05 HMS Nairana
 |        D15 HMS Vindex
 |--- class Majestic
 |        R49 HMS Hercules
 |--- class Invincible
 |        R05 HMS Invincible
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 |        HMS Orlionoch
 |        HMS Riviera
 |        HMS Vindex
 |- CAM-ships
 |        HMS Pegasus
 |- Aircraft cruisers
 |--- class Glorious
 |        HMS Furious (47)
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R06 HMS Centaur (1953-1965)
R06 HMS Centaur Type: Light fleet aircraft arriers
Class: Centaur
Displacement: 24000
Aircraft capacity: 42/26
Fate: scrapped
  • She was launched in 1947, but not commissioned until 1953.
  • In 1956-1958 she underwent extensive modernization with angled flight deck, steam catapults giving her the ability to operate jet Sea Vixens and Scimitars.
  • In 1961 due to an increasing threat of invasion of Kuwait by Iraq she supported UK landing in Kuwait.
  • In January 1964 she took part in neutralization of mutiny in Tanganyika.
  • In May 1964 she launched strikes on rebellious tribesmen in the Radfan, Aden during Operation Damon.
  • In July 1964 she support to neutralization Singapore riot.
  • In 1965 her conversion to commando carrier was cancelled.
  • In 1965-1966 she was accommodation ship for the crew of HMS Victorious and HMS Eagle.
  • In 1970 she was towed to Devonport (Plymouth) where she was laid up for two years.
  • In 1972 she was scrapped.


    Took part in wars:
    Iraqi-Kuwaiti Crisis (1961-1963)
    1st Tanganyika Rifles Mutinie (1964)
    Aden Emergency (1955-1967)

    Aircraft:
    Great Britain
          de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen [ 1 ];
          Hawker Sea Fury [ 1 ];
          Hawker Sea Hawk [ 2 3 4 5 ];
          Fairey Gannet [ 2 ];
          Sikorsky S-51/H-5/R-5/HO3S/WS.51 Dragonfly/Widgeon [ 1 ].

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