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HMS Bulwark |
Laid Down : 10th May 1945
Launched : 22nd June 1948
Completed : 4th October 1954
Type : Aircraft Carrier
Class : Centaur
Builder : Harland and Wolff
Country : UK
Pennants : R08
Fate : Scrapped 17th April 1984.
Deck Letter B. Completed in November 1954 Harland and Wolff Belfast, she served in the Royal Navy from 1948 until 1981. Originally built as a light fleet carrier, she was converted to a commando carrier in 1960. HMS Bulwark had an amazing record in action and in peace time exercises.
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HMS Bulwark, March 1968.
HMS Bulwark, April 1969.
Timeline Entries :
22nd June 1948 - Launched
16th September 1957 - Sailed the Clyde for N.A.T.O. Exercise
14th May 1958 - At Trincomalee for Commencement of Exercise "Jet 58"
5th July 1958 - At Trincomalee for Completion of Exarcise "Jet 58"
10th September 1958 - At Aden
14th September 1958 - Assisted in salvaging to tankers in the Gulf of Oman
11th December 1959 - Refit. Conversion to Commando Carrier
2nd July 1961 - Off Kuwait
16th September 1966 - Arrived Singapore
15th November 1966 - Sailed Brisbane
21st December 1966 - Arrived Hong Kong
3rd October 1969 - At Gibraltar during tension with Spain
1981 - Scrapped
HMS Bulwark Artwork Collection
HMS Bulwark at Hong Kong by Ivan Berryman.
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Last edited : 20:09, March 4, 2011
By : jbryce1437
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