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  • HMS Magnificent (1957)

    UK Royal Navy

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

    1957 to 1965    


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    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

    History of UK HMS Magnificent (1957)

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



        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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