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  • HMS Magnificent

    UK Royal Navy

    1948 to 1956 - CA Canadian Armed Forces - CVL 21 HMCS Magnificent    



    1948    


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    History of UK HMS Magnificent

    1943-jul-29Laid downas Colossus class hull, Yard No 1228.
    1944-nov-16Launchedas HMS Magnificent
    1948Fate: transferedloaned to Royal Candian navy

    History of CA CVL 21 HMCS Magnificent

    1948-apr-7Commissionedinto RCN as HMCS Magnificent
    1948-may-25HomeportCAHalifax Harbour departed UK for Canada with 19th CAG aboard, arriving Halifax NS on 1 Jun.
    1953-jun-15Deployment Fleet Review: Coronation Review of the Fleet carrying Flag of Royal Canadian Navy
    1956-dec-29DeploymentEGPort Said departed Halifax, NS en route Port Said with troops and equipment for UN Emergency Force, after the Suez Crisis.
    1957Decommissionedreturned to Royal Navy

    Specifications

       

        from Majestic class
    18000full load (tn)
    211.80length (m)
    24.40beam (m)
    7.20draught (m)
    12000range (nm)
    25max speed (knots)
    40000power (shp)



    Builder

       

    UK Harland and Wolff, Belfast



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