Allied Warships

HMS Glory (62)

Aircraft Carrier of the Colossus class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down27 Aug 1942 
Launched27 Nov 1943 
Commissioned2 Apr 1945 
End service 

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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1Capt. Anthony Wass Buzzard, DSO, OBE, RN1 Nov 1944Sep 1946

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