Ship History

Royal Canadian Navy Aircraft Carrier
(Majestic Class)

HMCS Magnificent
Commissioned as Light Fleet Carrier on 7 April 1948. She wore pennant 21 until paid off on 14 June 1957. "Maggie" flew Hawker Sea Furies, Fairey Fireflies, Grumman Avengers and Sikorsky H04S helicopters and was the platform from which Canadian Naval aviation prospered in its development.