The Former HMS Illustrious

The former HMS Illustrious, a light aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy and the second of three Invincible-class ships, was laid down at Swan Hunter on the River Tyne in 1976 and launched in 1978. She ceased operational service with the Royal Navy on the 01 August 2014. Specs: Displacements & Weights: Lightweight: 16000 tonnes. Estimated… Read More