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HMS RAVAGER

HMS RAVAGER a Tracker-Class Escort Aircraft Carrier obtained under US/UK Lend Lease Agreement in May 1942. The ship was under construction by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation at Seattle under the USN defence programme for conversion of C3 mercantile hulls into auxiliary aircraft carriers

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In an instance of "beating swords into plowshares", after WW-II this aircraft carrier was converted back into a merchant ship and renamed Robin Trent. She continued to operate until scrapped in 1973. You wouldn't think this was the same ship, but it actually was: http://www.usmaritimecommission.de/pictures.php?code=A0240c
 

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