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A Visit to HMS Ark Royal

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2009

These photographs were taken during a World Ship Society visit to HMS ARK ROYAL [R07] during her second visit to Merseyside on Sunday January 18, 2009.
At the cruise stageMerlin HelicopterSeaking Helicopterdining facilities
flight briefingViews from the lower Admiral's BridgeView from the bridge

View from main bridgename plateflight deckPhalanx Close In Weapons System mounted on the bow
flight deckThe IB Mess is located inside the "ski jump" on the flight deck.flight deck
A view from the top of the ski jump (left) and the flight deck and the ship's bell.

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