Dads Navy Days - HMS Warrior- the ship (1953)

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HMS Warrior (1953)

HMS Warrior was built by Harland & Wolff, she was laid down on 12th December 1942 and launched 20th May 1944. She was finally completed on 24th January 1946. For two years (1946 - 1948) she was loaned to the Royal Canadian Navy and not commissioned into the Royal Navy until November 1948. She acted as the headquarters ship for the atom bomb tests on Malden Island but was sold to Argentina as ARA Independencia in 1958. Commissioned 26th January 1959, she was in service with them till stricken from Argentinean Navy list in 1971 when she was scrapped.

HMS Warrior - sea trials

HMS Warrior on sea trials ~ 1953

HMS Warrior - speed trials

HMS Warrior on speed trials ~ 1953

Gun Crew - Closed up - 1953

HMS Warrior ~ Gun crew closed up ~ 1953

HMS Warrior - 1953

HMS Warrior ~ 1953

HMS Warrior - 1953

HMS Warrior ~ 1953

Warrior - bound for the Far East - 1953

HMS Warrior ~ Leaving Plymouth Sound bound for the Far East ~ 1953

HMS Warrior - Grand Harbour - Malta - 1953

HMS Warrior ~ Grand Harbour, Malta ~ 1953

HMS Warrior

HMS Warrior on escort duty to Gothic, carrying Her Majesty the Queen

HMS Warrior and Gothic

HMS Warrior and Gothic ~ 1953

Preparing fuel lines

Preparing fuel lines ~ HMS Warrior ~ 1953

Dads Navy Days | A brief history | Documents (Page 1), (Page 2), (Page 3) | Maps (Page 1), (Page 2) | HMS Gambia - ship (1950), (1951), (1952) | Collision (Page 1), (Page 2) | HMS Gambia - crew (Page 1), (Page 2), (Page 3), (Page 4) | HMS Gambia - places (1950), (1951) | HMS Gambia - visitors | HMS Warrior - ship (1953), (Vietnam), (1954), (Equator), (Life), (More 1954) | HMS Warrior - crew | HMS Warrior - places (Page 1), (Page 2) | HMS Warrior - planes (Page 1), (Page 2), (Page 3), | Other ships (Page 1), (Page 3), (Page 3), (Page 4), (Page 5) | Before & After | ARA Independencia (Page 1), (Page 2), (Page 3), (Page 4), (Page 5), (Page 6) | Spithead '53 (Page 1), (Page 2) | HMS Chevron (Page 1), (Page 2) | HMS Liverpool | HMS Cook | Peanut Club | Other Sites

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