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HMS Ocean

HMS Ocean, Colossus class light fleet carrier.
Built at Govan on the Clyde and was launched 8th August 1944 completed 30th June 1945.

Formally operated in the Mediterranean and was in 1949 Flagship of the Second-in-Command, Mediterranean Fleet.
In 1952 saw action in the Korean War then converted for service in the Training Squadron. During the Cyprus crisis carried troops to the Island before, with sister ship HMS Theseus carried JHU (Joint Helicopter Unit) and strategic troop landings - Royal Marines at Port Said, (Suez).

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