CVL 21 HMCS Magnificent

CA Canadian Armed Forces

1948 - UK Royal Navy - HMS Magnificent    
1957 to 1965 - UK Royal Navy - HMS Magnificent (1957)    



1948 to 1956    


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History of UK HMS Magnificent

1943-jul-29Laid downas Colossus class hull
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-25HomeportHalifax 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

History of UK HMS Magnificent (1957)

1957returned from loan by RCN and placed directly into reserve
1965-julFate: scrappedscrapped at Faslane

Specifications

   

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

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