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INS Vikrant (R11)

INS Vikrant (R11) was formerly HMS Hercules of the Royal Navy and was purchased by India from the United Kingdom in 1957. Upon her completion in 1961, she was commissioned as the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy. After a distinguished service, she was decommissioned in January 1997. She has since been preserved as a maritime museum.

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Taken on November 4, 2011