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HMS Manchester and Ark Royal

HMS Manchester and Ark Royal

Seen being stripped at Portsmouth 27/04/11

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You need the Ark royal. Shame David camron wont bring her back. You could anchor her off Lybia with her harriers.
 

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these two vessels are not being stripped they are being de stored...... ark will not be stripped until her future is known and manchester is being considered as part of a spares support package for two hot sale 42s to a foreign navy
 

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im sure,whilst coming down the motorway the other day,i saw white/grey smoke coming from the ark royals stacks,are her engines being kept going till they know if she being scrapped or whatever,incase she is needed.
 

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Well both Ark and Manc have been stripped of their radar and Phalanx.
 

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a colleague of mine whos son was on Ark has said she is being destroyed from the inside out, if it wasnt bolted its been smashed beyond use, is that the political way of de-storing ships nowdays
 

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correct x7 shes still got ships company on board and the main galley is still functioning... as for upper deck weapons and radar they are always first to go..in the case of ciws they are usually re deployed to operational units or made ready to be flown out to replce faulty ones and radars go into storage for the same reason having had defect rectifiaction and calibration
 

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