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HMS Centaur 1950’s Navwar RNM1

HMS Centaur 1950’s Navwar RNM1


Deck sized to Navwar's BULWARK N127.

HMS Centaur was the first of the four Centaur-class light fleet carriers of the Royal Navy. Laid down in 1944 in but not launched until 1947. She was commissioned 1953. Centaur saw service throughout the 1950s and early 1960s. Due to budgetary issues Centaur was not converted to a commando carrier like two of her sister ships. Centaur was withdrawn from service in August 1965 and sold for scrapping in 1972. 


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