Friday, November 4, 2016

HMS Courageous Commissioned

The HMS Courageous was commissioned on this day in 1916.  She was the first in her class of cruisers, the Courageous class.

She was decommissioned following the Great War, but then would be rebuilt as an aircraft carrier in 1924 through 1928. On September 17, 1939, she was sunk by the U-29.

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