HMS Eagle

A black and white photograph of the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Eagle formerly HMS Audacious at sea
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ROYAL NAVY AIRCRAFT CARRIER HMS EAGLE RO5 (EX AUDACIOUS) .
DECK LETTER 'E' .
DISPLACEMENT : 54,100 TONS FULL LOAD. LENGTH 720 (PP) 812 (O.A) BEAM (HULL) 112 FT Overall 171 ft . Draught 36 ft. ARMAMENT : GUNS 8 X 4.5 INCH DP( 2 TWIN STABOARD, 2 TWIN PORT) 4 X 3 PDR. GUIDED WEAPONS : 6 QUADRUPLE LAUNCHERS FOR SEACAT CLOSE RANGE SHIP-TO-AIR MISSILES (3 STARBOARD, 2 PORT, 1 AFT). AIRCRAFT : 34 PLUS 10 HELICOPTERS. LAUNCHED 19 MARCH 1946. COMPLETED 1 OCT. 1951. RECONSTUCTED HM DOCKYARD DEVONPORT 1959 - 1964
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