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HMS Indefatigable - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Indefatigable

Name : HMS Indefatigable
Laid Down : 3rd November 1939
Launched : 8th December 1942
Completed : 3rd May 1944
Type : Aircraft Carrier
Class : Implacable
Builder : John Brown
Country : UK
Pennants : 10, R7 BPF, R10
Fate : Scrapped 4th November 1956.

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HMS Indefatigable, May 1947.


HMS Indefatigable, May 1947.

Timeline Entries :


3rd November 1939 - Laid down at John Brown Yard on the Clyde, at Clydebank
8th December 1942 - Launched
8th December 1942 - Pennant R10
3rd May 1944 - Commissioned
3rd May 1944 - Captain Q. D. Graham Assumed Command
28th September 1944 - Arrived Greenock
November 1944 - British Pacific Fleet
4th January 1945 - Launched air strike against the Japanese refineries at Pangkalan Brandan in Sumatra
16th January 1945 - Formed Part of Force 63
22nd January 1945 - Aircraft from HMS Indefatigable attack Palembang
11th April 1945 - 30 mile Off Formosa
1st August 1945 - Hit by Kamikazi
27th August 1945 - At Sagami Bay
28th August 1945 - At Sagami Bay
24th December 1945 - Arrived Melbourne
24th January 1946 - Arrived Sydney
31st January 1946 - Sailed Melbourne
31st January 1946 - Sailed Sydney for England
February 1953 - Sailed UK for the Mediterranean
15th June 1953 - Participated in 1953 Coronation Review
29th August 1953 - At Portland for security of the harbour exercise
16th September 1953 - Commenced "Exercise Mariner
5th October 1953 - Completed "Exercise Mariner"
19th May 1954 - Flagship of Admiral Sir Michael Denny
1956 - Broken up

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