Aircraft carrier, HMS Ark Royal in Malta She was torpedoed off Gibraltar on 13 November 1941 and sank the next day.
Phantoms on a US Carrier presumably a Midway-class. Sometimes I look at an aircraft carrier in amazement. The ingenuity . the raw determination . to fly planes off and land on a ship, in the middle of an ocean.
HMS Ark Royal berthing with sister ship HMS Invincible, Portsmouth, 2008 Dad did his training on the mighty Invincible back in
“Royal Navy, the Audacious-class aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal Britain’s final conventional catapult and arrested-landing carrier to ever see service, a concept they pioneered.
HMS Ark Royal (cutaway below 4 deck)
Ark Royal with Phantoms, Gannets, Wessex, and Buccaneers aboard
The Ark Royal is launched on Merseyside, April, Her huge bows tower to her iron flight deck 800 feet long and 94 across. She took three years and three months to build and cost
HMS Ark Royal carrying Phantoms, Gannets, Wessex, and Buccaneers aboard
Two of the mightiest pieces of engineering from either side of the Atlantic. Farewell to the mighty British carrier which is off to the breakers. She has served us well.
HMS Ark Raoyal