Allied Warships

HMS Theseus (64)

Aircraft Carrier of the Colossus class


HMS Theseus in 1946

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
ClassColossus 
Pennant64 
Built byFairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. (Govan, Scotland) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down6 Jan 1943 
Launched6 Jul 1944 
Commissioned9 Feb 1946 
End service 
History

HMS Theseus was completed after the end of the Second World War.

HMS Theseus was a Commando carrier during the Suez Crisis in November 1956. She went in reserve in 1957. Stricken 1960. Scapping commenced on 29 May 1962 at Inverkeithing.  

Commands listed for HMS Theseus (64)

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1Capt. Thomas Marcus Brownrigg, DSO, OBE, RN9 Oct 194531 Dec 1946

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