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HMCS Magnificent, Majestic-class light fleet carrier, Royal Canadian Navy, 1957

Caption: HMCS Magnificent, Majestic-class light fleet carrier, Royal Canadian Navy, 1957

Formed in 1945, the Royal Canadian Naval Air Arm began operations in 1946 with the aircraft carrier HMCS Warrior, soon to be replaced by HMCS Magnificent, which served from 1948 to 1957 and is shown here at Port Said, Egypt, in 1957. (DND, CT 457)