HMS Warrior 1944-1971

The Ship

Sold 1946

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Warrior of the Colossus Class. Displacement: 13,350 tons standard, 18,300 tons deep load.

Warrior was built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast. Laid down 12 December 1942. Launched 20 May 1944. Loaned to Royal Canadian Navy 1946-48 where commissioned as HMCS Warrior 24 January 1946. Returned to UK 1956 and modernised. Sold to Argentina as Independencia 1958. Commissioned 26 January 1959. Stricken from Argentinian Navy 1971. Broken up.

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Not postally used. Sea Fury crash (Serial No. WG590) on HMS Warrior.


Not postally used. Sea Fury crash (Serial No WG590) on HMS Warrior.


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