Allied Warships

HMS Ocean (68)

Aircraft Carrier of the Colossus class


HMS Ocean in 1945

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
ClassColossus 
Pennant68 
Built byA. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down8 Nov 1942 
Launched8 Jul 1944 
Commissioned8 Aug 1945 
End service 
History

HMS Ocean was completed to late to see active service during the Second World War.

HMS Ocean was placed in reserve in 1957 and stricken in 1960. Broken up at Faslane commencing on 6 May 1962.  

Commands listed for HMS Ocean (68)

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1Capt. Caspar John, RNca. Jun 45ca. Dec 46

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