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 |--- class Audacious
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 |--- class Boque/Attacker
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 |        D73 HMS Pursuer
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 |        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
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 |        R68 HMS Ocean
 |        R71 HMS Vengeance
 |--- class Centaur
 |        R06 HMS Centaur
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 |        R08 HMS Bulwark
 |        R12 HMS Hermes
 |--- class Nairana
 |        D05 HMS Nairana
 |        D15 HMS Vindex
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 |--- class Glorious
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R63 HMS Venerable (1945-1948)
R63 HMS Venerable Type: Light fleet aircraft arriers
Class: Colossus
Fate: transferred to another country
  • She was commissioned in January 1945.
  • During March-July 1945 she went to Pacific Ocean through Mediterranean and Indian Ocean, however WW2 ended.
  • In September 1945 she took part in recapturing of Hong-Kong.
  • During 1946-1947 she operated in Indian Ocean and South-East Asian area.
  • In April 1947 she was hold to reserve.
  • In April 1948 she was sold to Dutch Navy as HNLMS Karel Doorman.

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  • R81 HNLMS Hr.Ms.Karel Doorman (1948-1969)
    R81 HNLMS Hr.Ms.Karel Doorman Type: Light fleet aircraft arriers
    Class: Colossus
    Displacement: 19900
    Aircraft capacity: 24
    Fate: transferred to another country
  • She was commissioned in May 1948.
  • During 1955-1958 she was rebuilt with an 8 grad angled flight deck and other improvements.
  • During 1958-1961 she operated with NATO forces.
  • In 1962 she took part in the Western New Guinea Crisis. She ferried Hawker Hunter fighter-bombers to Hollandia, New Guinea. However strike plan was canceled because of the implementation of the cease-fire.
  • In 1969 after a boiler-room fire she was sold to Argentinean Navy.

    Took part in wars:
    Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation (1962-1965)

    Aircraft:
    Netherlands
          Hawker Sea Hawk [ 1 ].

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  • V-2 ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (1969-1997)
    V-2 ARA Veinticinco de Mayo Type: Light fleet aircraft arriers
    Class: Colossus
    Displacement: 19900
    Aircraft capacity: 21
    Fate: scrapped
  • She was commissioned in 1970. She originally operated with F9F Panthers/Cougars jets and later these were replaced with A-4Q Skyhawks, S-2 Tracker anti-submarine aircraft and Sea King helicopters.
  • During the Folklands War 1982 she attempted to launch A-4Q Skyhawks jets against the Royal Navy after her S-2 Trackers detected the British fleet. However poor winds prevented the heavily loaded jets from being launched. she returned to her base. Her A-4Q Skyhawks flew the rest of the war from the naval airbase, and had some success against the Royal Navy.
  • In 1983, she was modified to carry the new Dassault Super Etendard jets, but soon after problems in engines largely confined her to port; she was deemed more or less unseaworthy.
  • In 1985 she was in reserve.
  • The Argentine Navy could not found the funds for a modernization and new engines therefore she was decommissioned in 1997.
  • In 2000 she was sold for scrap.

    Took part in wars:
    Malvinas/Falkland War (1982)
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