HMS Centaur

HMS Centaur

Centaur-class Light Fleet Carrier
HMS Centaur (R06) was a light fleet carrier of the Centaur class, built by Harland & Wolff. She was launched on the 22 April 1947 and commissioned on the 1 September 1953. She was 736 feet long, with a standard displacement of over 20,000 tons and a top speed of 27 knots. Centaur is pictured after her 1961 refit, which enabled her to operate Scimitar and Sea Vixen aircraft, although there was limited hangar space. She became a depot ship in 1966 and was scrapped in 1972.
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Centaur-class Light Fleet Carrier
HMS Centaur (R06) was a light fleet carrier of the Centaur class, built by Harland & Wolff. She was launched on the 22 April 1947 and commissioned on the 1 September 1953. She was 736 feet long, with a standard displacement of over 20,000 tons and a top speed of 27 knots. Centaur is pictured after her 1961 refit, which enabled her to operate Scimitar and Sea Vixen aircraft, although there was limited hangar space. She became a depot ship in 1966 and was scrapped in 1972.
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