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HMS Nairana was an escort aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that saw service in World War II. She was built at John Brown & Companymarker shipyards in Clydebankmarker, Scotlandmarker. When construction started in 1941 she was intended as a merchant ship, but was completed and launched as an escort carrier, entering service at the end of 1943.

Nairana operated escorting convoys and doing anti-submarine work in the Atlantic and Arctic theatres. She survived the war, and in 1946 was transferred to the Dutch Navy as the Karel Doorman (QH1), the first Dutch aircraft carrier. In 1948 she was replaced in the Dutch Navy by another Karel Doorman , previously . Nairana was returned to the Royal Navy, and immediately sold to Port Line, becoming the merchant ship Port Victor. In 1971 she was scrapped at Faslanemarker.


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