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Farewell HMS Illustrious

Tonight when I logged onto Facebook I saw the images of HMS Illustrious sailing on her final voyage to the breakers in Turkey. She is the last of her line, there will never be another like her. She is one … Continue reading

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Farewell Ark Royal.

Today another iconic ship left on her way to the breakers. HMS Ark Royal set off from Plymouth on 20 May 2013 under tow for Turkey where she is to be broken up. It is always sad to see a … Continue reading

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