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Aircraft Carrier histories. Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Theseus of the Colossus Class. Aircraft carrier website dedicated to the history of HMS Theseus, from her launch to participation in major events also notice board for families of ex-crew of HMS Theseus.

HMS Theseus, October 1948.

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HMS Theseus, September 1956.

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Photo courtesy of Bill Grice

HMS Theseus, October 1948.

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HMS Theseus

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HMS Theseus, Royal Naval aircraft carrier. Laid down 6th January 1943, launched 6th July 1944 and completed 9th February 1946. The following photographs were taken on board HMS Theseus between 1946/47 unfortunately a Midshipman was killed in the fire in one of the photographs. The pilot who crashed onto the funnel miraculously escaped although seriously hurt. We would like to thank Alan Gordon for the for supplying these 8 dramatic photographs. shown below

HMS Theseus. 812 Squadron, 14th carrier Group, 1947. (photo supplied by Bill Grice)

A photograph of Bill Grice a member of HMS Thesesus ships company. (photo supplied by Bill Grice Air Mechanic (Engines) 812 Sqd. 14th C.A.G 1947)

(? Alan Gordon)

(? Alan Gordon)

Fixed Bayonets.     (? Alan Gordon)

Flight Deck Party  (? Alan Gordon)

(? Alan Gordon)

(? Alan Gordon)

These photographs were taken by Duncan Emsley from the deck of his brother's yacht "Cypka" in July 1955.  Thanks to his son David Emsley for sending these in.

Sent in by David Emsley.

Sent in by David Emsley.

Sent in by David Emsley.

Sent in by David Emsley.

(? Alan Gordon)

(? Alan Gordon)

HMS Theseus.

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