HMS VIctorious

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HMS Victorious built by Vickers Armstrong on the Tyne laid down 4th of May 1937 Launched 14 Sept 1939 and completed 15th May 1941 Served in the Home Fleet 1941 - 43  moved to the South Pacific in 1943 and in 1944 to Home and Eastern Fleets and rejoined the Pacific fleet in 1945.  While in the Pacific was twice hit by KAMIKAZES.  Finally scraped in June 1969 at Faslane on the Clyde.

Displacement: 23,000 tons,       Speed: 30.5 knots,       Range: 11,000 nautical miles at 14 knots.  Compliemnt:1200           Aircraft 36               Guns  Sixteen 4.5 inch  and Forty Eight 2 pounders.

HMS Victorious, July 1961.

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HMS Victorious, May 1950.

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HMS Victorious, to breakers, July 1969.

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HMS Victorious, September 1947.

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HMS Victorious, 1947.

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HMS Victorious, with HMS Newcastle, November 1945.

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HMS Victorious, August 1946.

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HMS Victorious, c.1941.

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HMS Victorious, c.1942.

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HMS Victorious in Hong Kong c.1961.

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HMS Victorious in Hong Kong c 1961.

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HMS Victorious, October 1945.

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HMS Victorious.

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