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HMS OCEAN

HMS OCEAN

Portland 1955. Colossus Class Light Fleet Carrier. Launched 8 July 1944 at Alexander Stephen & Sons Linthouse shipyard. Scrapped in Faslane Summer 1962. She had an active and eventful life. When the photo was taken, OCEAN was no longer operating aircraft and had taken over from INDEFATIGABLE i

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Ocean was my first ship and I was a trainee aboard her. We sailed to Vigo in Spain and hit one helluva storm. Water came down the lift well, I saw it! Never seen so many people sick all in one place! Thanks for the great picture.
 

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