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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.
HMS Unicorn, HMS Ocean and Transport HMS Empire Halladale at Kure, during the Korean War, 1953.
Sunk in collision with HMS Royal Oak and HMS Glorious, 5th November 1918, in the Firth of Forth.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /carriers1.htm   (831 words)

 HMS Eagle (R05) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Eagle was an aircraft carrier of the British Royal Navy, in service 1951-1972.
In 1959 she was taken to Devonport Dockyard for an extensive refit and modernisation along the lines of that given to HMS Victorious.
In addition to major improvements to her accommodation, machinery and weaponry she also acquired a proper angled deck (at 8.5 degrees) with steam catpults, enlarged island and as a result of all these plus more changes; an increased displacement (+50,000 tons).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Eagle_(R05)   (461 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/HMS Eagle
The tenth Eagle was a 3rd rate ship of the line that was attacked by the submersible Turtle during the American Revolution.
The fourteenth Eagle was an early aircraft carrier, converted from an unfinished Chilean battleship Almirante Cochrane and launched in 1918, and sunk in 1942.
The fifteenth Eagle (R05) was one of the Navy's largest aircraft carrier, in service from 1951 to 1972.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/HMS_Eagle   (201 words)

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