what has happened to the following:_ HMS VENGANCE became minas geras, HMS HURCULES BECAME INS VIKRANT, HMS HERMES became INS VIKRAAT,HMS VENRABLE became vincento de mayo are any of these ships still afloat
H.M.S Venerable was sold to the Netherlands in May 1946 and became the Karel Doonman on 22 August 1969 she sold to the Argentina Navy. Finally she was beached for scrap the Alang shipyard, India in March 2000.
H.M.S. Hercules was laid up for 10 years before being purchased by India in January 1957. Commissioned 4 March 1961 as INS Vikrant. Refitted for Sea Harrier operation 1979-1982. Decomissioned late 1997.
On Tuesday 16th October 2001, HMS Vengeance was de-commissioned as NAeL Minas Gerais by the Brazilian Navy and is currently at the Naval Dockyard at Rio de Janeiro.
H.M.S Hermes was still operational in 2001 with the Indian Navy.