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  HMS Ark Royal
HMS Ark Royal, Royal Naval aircraft carriers, naval art prints of the three HMS Ark Royal From the World war two carrier showing in pursuit of the Bismarck and HMS Ark Royal in 1970 with Buccaneer jet aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm.
HMS Ark Royal and Swordfish by Ivan Berryman.
HMS Ark Royal IV - Flagship of the Flag Officer Aircraft Carriers - a mobile airfield and a most impressive sight as she launches a Phantom from one of her catapults.
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  HMS Ark Royal (R07) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Ark Royal (R07), the last Invincible-class light aircraft carrier to be completed, is the fifth ship of the Royal Navy named in honour of the flagship of the English fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada.
Ark Royal is slightly larger than her sister ships and during construction she was fitted with a steeper ski-jump ramp, (twelve degrees, as opposed to seven degrees of the Invincible) to improve STOVL take-off performance for the Harrier aircraft.
Ark Royal is expected to remain in service until 2015, at which time she will be replaced with the second of the Royal Navy future carriers.
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 The Queen's Royal Lancers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Queen's Royal Lancers (The 'Death or Glory Boys') is an armoured regiment of the British Army.
This is the combined cap badges of the two antecedent regiments, and features a pair of crossed lances, from the 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers, together with a skull and crossbones, below which is a ribbon containing the words 'Or Glory'.
This comes from the 17th/21st Lancers, and was the cap badge of the 17th Lancers (the original 'Death or Glory Boys').
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 HMS Ark Royal : Ark Royal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Originally named Ark Ralegh, she was bought by Queen Elizabeth's navy for £5000 ("money well given," according to her new commander, Lord Howard of Effingham) and, as Ark Royal, was the flagship of the English fleet during the Spanish Armada campaign of 1588.
The second HMS Ark Royal, after a gap of almost 300 years, was a merchant ship converted on the building stocks to be a seaplane carrier was was the worlds first Aircraft carrier Launched in 1914, she served in the Dardanelles campaign and throughout World War I.
She was renamed HMS Pegasus in 1934, to free the name Ark Royal for a new ship, and was broken up in 1950.
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 Ark Royal Returns to Sea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ark Royal then anchored several miles out in the Firth Forth, where she will conduct trials of the Merlin Helicopter.
At the height of the refit 500 people were working aboard Ark Royal and after two years alongside at the Fife Dockyard, she will be missed by the workforce.
Ark Royal's sistership, HMS Invincible (R05), is expected to arrive at Rosyth later this month in preparation for a smaller £50 million refit programme starting this November.
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 HMS Eagle, HMS Audacious
HMS Eagle and HMS Albion by Ivan Berryman.
HMS Bulwark at Hong Kong by Ivan Berryman.
HMS Eagle and HMS Albion by Ivan Berryman The carriers HMS Eagle and HMS Albion are pictured together during the withdrawal from Aden in 1967.
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 2003 Iraq war timeline
Early in the morning, British Royal Marines occupied the strategically important al-Faw peninsula in the south-eastern corner of Iraq.
Later in the day, a combined force of Royal Marines and U.S. Marines were said by official sources to have captured the nearby town of Umm Qasr, Iraq's only deep-water port.
Both craft were based on the HMS Ark Royal (R07).
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 HMS Invincible sunk in 1982 - single post for printer
Ark Royal was built by Swan Hunters Ship Builders’ yard at Wallsend in December 1978 and launched by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
HMS Ark Royal is larger than her 2 sisters, Invincible and Illustrious, at 210 metres (683 feet) long.
HMS Ark Royal is planned to remain in active service until 2015 when the next generation of aircraft carriers will enter service.
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 Helicopter @ BareHands.com (Bare Hands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was also used by the Royal Air Force, the first British military unit to be equipped with helicopters being the Helicopter Training School, formed in January 1945 at RAF Andover with nine Sikorsky R-4B Hoverfly I helicopters.
Tension is maintained on the cable as the helicopter descends, assisting the pilot with accurate positioning of the aircraft on the deck; once on deck locking beams close on the probe, locking the aircraft to the flight deck.
Shipboard landing for some helicopters is assisted though use of a haul-down device that involves attachment of a cable to a probe on the bottom of the aircraft prior to landing.
www.barehands.com /encyclopedia/Helicopter   (4748 words)

 RN Aircraft Carriers
Royal Naval aircraft carriers, HMS Glorious, HMS Ark Royal, HMS Hermes, HMS Courageous, HMS Ocean, HMS Theseus, HMS Centaur, HMS Formidable, HMS Victorious, HMS Vengeance in naval art prints by leading naval and maritime artists, Ivan Berryman, Anthony Saunders, Randall Wilson, Robert Taylor and Brian Woods, use side navigation bar to aircraft carrier of interest
The last seaplane carrier built for the Admiralty, HMS Pegasus was launched in 1917 and benefited from all the lessons learned from her predecessors, possessing a flying-off platform forward, served by twin derricks, and a hangar and cranes aft, capable of carrying up to nine aircraft.
Two Stringbags (Fairey Swordfish) pass across the bow of HMS Courageous as she staggers from torpedo strikes launched from a German U-Boat in the Irish Sea.
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 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1977 the first tests with VSTOL aircrafts "Harrier" took place on bord of HMS "Hermes" In order to enable the aircrafts to carry maximum loads HMS "Hermes" was fitted with a 12° ski jump in 1980.
HMS Invinsible was taken out of service and might be sold in 2010.
Beside the 3 aircraft carriers the Royal Navy operates the landing plattform helicopter (LPH) HMS "Ocean" which was commisioned in 1998.
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 eBay.co.uk - hms ark, Militaria, Transportation, Marine Maritime items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
2 Royal Navy Warships: HMS 'Ark Royal' and 'Cumberland'
Royal Navy aircraft carrier art print HMS Ark Royal.
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 HMS Ark Royal : Aircraft Carriers : Surface Fleet : Operations and Support : Royal Navy
Ark Royal was built by Swan Hunters Ship Builders' yard at Wallsend in December 1978 and launched by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.
HMS Ark Royal was accepted into service on 1 July 1985.
HMS Ark Royal is larger than her 2 sisters, Invincible and Illustrious, at 210 metres (683 feet) long.
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 eBay.co.uk - hms ark, Transportation, Militaria, Marine Maritime items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HMS Ark Royal, Beagle,Argyll, Sir Geraint, Kent, QARNNS
HMS Grafton, Ark Royal, Caroline, St Albans, Talent
Watercolour P/C of HMS Ark Royal by Bernard W Church
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 Warships Magazine - Iraq War Special
Meanwhile the RN frigates HMS Chatham (F87) and HMS Marlborough (F233) provided Naval Gun Fire Support (NGS) with their 4.5-inch guns, for an assault by 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines against the al-Faw peninsula at the head of the Gulf.
Royal Marines from DELTA Company, 40 Commando disembark from the HMS Ark Royal in the assault on southern Iraq.
Royal Marines from 40 Commando disembarking from a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter at night, during an exercise shortly before their amphibious operation in the al-Faw Peninsula.
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 Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums - Argie SUE´s sunk R05 HMS Invincible in 1982
HMS Ark Royal is larger than her 2 sisters (R05 Vince y R06 Lusty) at 210 metres (683 feet) long.
The Fact that the current Ark was commissioned three years after the Falkalnds war proovesd that there was a need for a third carrier and Lusty was comissioned around the same time as the war leaving just two carriers in service back then, Vince and Hermes.
Then in 1985 Ark Royal was built and another one in secret, which you know today as Invincible.
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 HMS Ark Royal R07
HMS Ark Royal was launched 2nd June 1981 and completed on the 1st November 1985.
In 2000 she was modernised at Rosyth, and was the Flagship for the NTG03 Royal Navy task force during the Operation Iraqi Freedom.
HMS Ark Royal by Ivan Berryman HMS Ark Royal after a recent refit, rejoins the fleet in 2001.
www.naval-art.com /ark_royal.htm   (688 words)

 HMS Centaur
HMS Centaur, RO6 Royal Navy light fleet carrier, in naval art print and original drawings and painting.
HMS Centaur built by Harland and Wolff, launched April 1947 took part in Operation Damon in western Aden, exercise Jet 62.
Nine chapters of highly readable text tell the story of one of the Royal Navys major post-war warships from the date that the Admiralty ordered the ship in the summer of 1943 to the last weeks of 1972, when she lay at the shipbreakers yard in Scotland.
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 HMS Invincible sunk in 1982 - single post for printer
Why has no Royal Navy damage control course ever covered what went wrong unlike every other incident on an RN warship - because there never was an incident.
Oh can you also explain how HMS ARK ROYAL remained at Swan Hunters being completed if Invincible was sunk.
HMS INVINCIBLE was never attacked, hit or sunk by the Argentian Air Force.
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 Aircraft Carriers from HMS Pegasus to HMS Ocean
History of the aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy from the seaplane carrier HMS Pegasus to HMS Furious, to the classic aircraft carriers of world war II and beyond with the latest helicopter carrier HMS Ocean.
Sunk in collision with HMS Royal Oak and HMS Glorious, 5th November 1918, in the Firth of Forth.
Royal Navy aircraft carriers, Message Board for naval enthusiasts and ex Crew families of HMS Aircraft carriers This website is not part of any governmental body or official website of the Royal Navy
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 Naval build-up continues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Meanwhile the British fleet of 15 naval vessels spearheaded by the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal and the helicopter carrying amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean (L12) has arrived off Cyprus, opposite the Royal Air Force base at Akrotiri near the port of Limassol (which is the largest RAF base outside the UK).
The fleet consists of seven warships - HMS Ark Royal (R07), HMS Ocean (L12), the destroyers HMS Edinburgh (D97), HMS Liverpool (D92) and HMS York (D98), and two type 22 frigates HMS Cornwall (F99) and HMS Northumberland (F85).
A week ago the nuclear submarine HMS Splendid (S112) and the frigate HMS Chatham (F87) passed south through the Suez Canal.
www.ports.co.za /navalnews/article_2003_02_6_5248.html   (238 words)

 Armed Forces - Royal Navy - n3a3 - Aircraft Carriers - The Future Carrier (CVF) - Ark Royal - Invincible - Illustrious -
The primary task of this class of ship is to act as the command ship for a small task force and provide organic air power against limited opposition.
HMS Invincible is now in reserve (March 2006) and will be withdrawn from the fleet in 2010; HMS Illustrious is to be decommissioned in 2012; and HMS Ark Royal is to be decommissioned in 2015.
Following the 1998 Strategic Defence Review (SDR), the UK MoD announced its intention to replace the Royal Navy's current carrier force with two larger vessels once the current vessels have reached the end of their planned lives.
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