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HMS "Leviathan"

HMS "Leviathan"

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The crews of both HMS Audacious and HMS Russell, which had also closed the range were both to swear afterwards that the Revolutionnaire had struck her colours in surrender, but that HMS Audacious was too badly damaged to be able to take possession of her. In the meantime, as the frigates and transport ships rounded a point on Addaya Creek, a shore battery comprising eight 12pdr guns fired a warning shot at them. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information https://www. Faint offsetting on one page spread, else about fine, in a somewhat toned, very good dust jacket with residue from a small label on the front panel and a bit of loss at the folds.

quote=Bart150;1722561]On the harbour cruise in the 50s and 60s, the guide usually referred to the LEVIATHAN as 'the taxpayers' delight', because building her had been incontrovertibly a complete waste of taxpayers' money.

On the port side of the funnels three boats are stowed on davits and two boats are stowed on cradles. James Quigley; rank/rating, Fireman; age, 40; place of birth, Liverpool; previous ship, Hackness of London. The concept of a vehicle to provide troops with both mobile protection and firepower was not a new one. Also, his Flag Captain, Captain Thomas Masterman Hardy swapped ships with Captain William Brown of HMS Foudroyant. Between them, HMS Leviathan and HMS Bellerophon had totally disabled a far larger enemy ship and had forced the Revolutionnaire to at least attempt to surrender.

the raf now provide harriers for out carriers thats if they have any spare and its well known that ops for the two remaining carriers have been cancelled as the raf cannot provide GR9S ( as they are so short ) on carriers so by the rule of thumb the raf are dictating to the rn their capabilities.HMS Leviathan was also the subject of John Winton's 1967 novel of the same name, concerning a troubled aircraft carrier and its new executive officer. With her boilers gone in 1968 she was just cluttering up the mud flats at Fareham creek, and added to the anti carrier policies of the time there was no likelihood of her being completed for any other duties so she was sold for scrap, never having sailed under her own steam.

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