HMS VICTORIOUS WAS LENT TO THE USN. 13 FEBRUARY TO 19 AUGUST 1943, WHILE THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CARRIER WAS CO-OPERATING WITH THE UNITED STATES NAVY IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN. SHE WAS LENT TO THE US PACIFIC FLEET AT A TIME WHEN IT WAS TEMPORARILY SHORT.
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The first British aircraft carrier to go through the Panama Canal. HMS VICTORIOUS manoeuvring through one of the lock gates of the canal with not more than a foot to spare on each side.
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