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  1. HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS in 1953, on exercise Mariner
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS on exercise Mariner, 1953
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    More planes
  4. HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    Landing looks as it should, I believe. Or is he perhaps coming in too high? I do not think he will catch that first string.
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    ILLUSTRIOUS in the 50'ies. Looks a bit short of space, can they not stow them below? They certainly cannot take off from here in the direction they are pointing. :)
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS in September 1953. Tepid tea with lots of milk and sugar, I suppose. The third man down would rather be without :)
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    HMS Illustrious in exercise Mariner 1953
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    HMAS DARWIN mid stream.
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    VSTOL aircraft carrier seen here at the Royal Australian Navy's 75th Anniversary celebrations.
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    In company with FS JEAN BART, HMS SOUTHAMPTON and USS JOHN C STENNIS.
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    Take a bow

    A nosey HMS ILLUSTRIOUS, RFA FORT VICTORIA and RFA FORT AUSTIN
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    In company HMS HERALD, RFA DILIGENCE, HMS INVERNESS, HMS BRIDPORT and HMS SANDOWN.
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

    IN company with USS BOXER
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    HMS ILLUSTRIOUS

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