1 9 4 5
completion of Acceptance trials worked up with Home Fleet.
and Shakedown in continuation.
(Note : 812 Squadron was allocated to the ship.)
with Home Fleet
for foreign service with British Pacific Fleet.
to Allocated to 11th Aircraft Carrier
June (Note : British warships were under US Navy overall command
of the 3rd
Fleet in Task Force 37 or part of Task Force 112
to join Squadron for service with sister aircraft carriers HMS COLOSSUS,
HMS GLORY and HMS VENERABLE.
15th Transferred to RN control and allocated
for support of re-occupation of Malaya.
Took passage to Singapore.
(Note : Allocated to Task Group 111.4, British Pacific Fleet.
Group 111.4 comprised H M Battleship ANSON, HM Light Fleet
Aircraft Carrier VENGEANCE and four Fleet Destroyers.)
passage redirected to join Task Group 111.2 off Hong Kong to assist in the
the re-occupation of the Colony.
29th Met TF111.2 off Hong Kong with HMS
ANSON and two Fleet Destroyers.
(Note : Task Group 111.2 comprised HM Aircraft Carrier
INDOMITABLE, HM Cruisers
and EURYALUS, HMS VENERABLE, HMS PRINCE RUPERT
(RCN) and HM
Destroyers KEMPENFELT, URSA, WHIRLWIND and QUADRANT.
THE FORGOTTEN FLEET, by J Winton and Naval Staff History.)