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

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Builder

   

UK Vickers-Armstrong, High Walker