HMS Glory (62)
Aircraft Carrier of the Colossus class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||14 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||27 Aug 1942|
|Launched||27 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||2 Apr 1945|
The ship was designated for service in the Pacific in 1945 but arrived in that theatre too late to see active combat.
Transported former Japanese POW's home immediately postwar. Decommission for a refit in October 1947. Saw extensive service during Korean conflict but never underwent significant updating. Sold and scrapped at Inverkeiting starting in August 1961.
Commands listed for HMS Glory (62)
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|1||Capt. Anthony Wass Buzzard, DSO, OBE, RN||1 Nov 1944||Sep 1946|
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