Ark Royal, Ark Royal, Royal Navy, aircraft carrier, remote control
Ships - Ark Royal prepares for service - The aircraft carrier Ark Royal, launched in 1950, leaves shortly for service in the Medterranean. She is fitted with remote control in case of Atomic attack at sea, television, angled flight deck and steam catapults and carries Sea Hawks, Gannet and Skyraider aircraft. She is the fourth ship in the history of the Royal Navy to bear the name. Yesterday the ship was in the English Channel for take-off and landing practice- picture shows an aerial view of the Ark Royal with some of its aircraft on deck during practice in the channel - 11th Oct 1955 - Kemsley Picture Agency Copyright Image
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