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HMS Ark Royal

HMS Ark Royal

HMS Ark Royal alongside in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during her last commission.

HMS Ark Royal - commemorative postcard to mark the Final Commission in 1978. This picture shows Ark Royal off Cape Hatteras in 1976.
HMS Ark Royal -Met Office team 1976. 

Back - Trevor Ellsum, Peter Latham, Andy Thompson, Andy Welch, Graham Slade

Front - John Notley, Cdr John Marsh, Lt Cdr Dai Morgan, Lt Cdr Murray.

POA(Met) John Notley and LA (Met) Graham Slade on board Ark Royal 1976
HMS Ark Royal - Met Team for the last commission pictured with Captain Rowe DNOM 

From L to R - LA Peter Ferguson,LA Des Richardson,POA Colin Brenchley,Capt Dennis Roe,LA Alan Tongue, LA Nigel "Dougal" Pritchard

The POA (Met) of HMS Ark Royal whilst in Plymouth hosted a visit from RNSOMO of a Leading Wren Course which included Phillippa Evans, Trudy Allitt, Kate Brown, Cathy Harris and Sandra (Dazzle) Dalziel
Where did they get them from. Some one made the mistake of parking his car on the flight deck. There were no "towing away" regulations in the 60's. Pictures supplied by Pete Latham.