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  • R92 HMS Indomitable

    UK Royal Navy




    1941 to present    



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    Flight Deck: A
    Call Sign: GBZQ


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    History of UK R92 HMS Indomitable

    1937-nov-10Laid downYard no. 735
    1940-mar-26Launched
    1941-oct-10Commissioned
    1947Refituntil 1950
    1951-jan-12Aircraftfirst Dragonfly to deploy as SAR Flight, HR.1 VZ965.
    1951-aprAircraftDragonfly HR.1 VZ963 assigned as SAR Flt
    1953-feb-3damaged in hangar fire
    1953-jun-15Deployment Fleet Review: Coronation Review of the Fleet as part of the Home Fleet
    1953-julAircraftassigned Dragonfly HR.3 WN500 as SAR Flt by Jul 1953
    1955Fate: scrapped

    Specifications

       

        from Illustrious class
    23200light (tn)
    28900full load (tn)
    228length (m)
    29.20beam (m)
    8.80draught (m)
    11000range (nm)
    30.50max speed (knots)
    3Naval Engine steam turbines
    1Naval Radar air direction radar Type 984

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    UK Royal Navy Westland dragonfly 10
    UK Royal Navy Westland Wessex 80

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    UK Vickers-Armstrong, High Walker



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