HMS Illustrious (R06)

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    Invincible-class aircraft carrier
    Displacement: 22,000 tons
    Length: 686 ft (209 m)
    Beam: 118 ft (36 m)
    Draught: 25 ft (7.6 m)

    Photographed off Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK having particpated in the parade for the start of the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race

    Coeur Cycliste, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Coeur Cycliste 78 months ago | reply

      Fantastic head on shot. I was after a shot like this, but (as nearly always) the tugs bringing her in got in the way. If it's not the tugs then it's a Wight Link ferry!

      Seen on Save The Royal Navy - News

    2. Honestman28 54 months ago | reply

      Great shot, excellent perspective.

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