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Name Official number Flag IMO
ARGUS    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1918  02/12/1917  14/09/1918 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval   Steel Screw Steamer 1 Mast 
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  519 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 15775 disp 172.5 m  20.7 m    6.4 m 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
4-shaft Parsons geared turbines, 12 cyl boilers, Oil, 20,000shp giving 20 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Aircraft Carrier – N.26, 49
Laid down in June 1914 as the Italian liner Conte Rosso for Lloyd Subuado but work was suspended on the outbreak of WWI. In 1916 it was decided to complete her as a prototype aircraft carrier

Battle Honours: ATLANTIC 1941-42 - ARCTIC 1941 - MALTA CONVOYS 1942 - NORTH AFRICA 1942 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1946   05/12/1946 
Disposal Detail
5/12/1946 sold to TW Ward for scrapping at Inverkeithing  
 

 



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