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Colin Bishop

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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #100 on: December 07, 2016, 05:29:44 PM »

Probably don't want them analysed, especially as Turkey is becoming best buddies with Putin.

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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #101 on: December 07, 2016, 05:52:07 PM »

Fair point, don't know what the covering is, may well be some secret stuff !!
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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #102 on: December 07, 2016, 06:16:43 PM »


Fair point, don't know what the covering is, may well be some secret stuff !!


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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #103 on: December 07, 2016, 06:38:02 PM »

Ha ha  :}
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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #105 on: December 07, 2016, 10:17:22 PM »

Radar reflecting/absorbing paint, seen it on all the recent scrap ships, paint removed to base primer
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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #106 on: December 09, 2016, 08:45:00 PM »

Hmmm, 'Radar reflecting/absorbing paint' eh? Wonder if it's any good for cars? {-)
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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #107 on: December 15, 2016, 04:29:56 PM »


Just check position, She's well into the Med now, reported making 8.2Knotts, give it a few days and she'll be at destination at that rate. 
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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #108 on: December 27, 2016, 11:14:51 AM »

Marine Traffic shows that she has now reached the breakers in Turkey. The tug appears to be anchored offshore.

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Re: HMS Illustrious farewell
« Reply #109 on: December 27, 2016, 04:34:25 PM »

Her final berth.  <:(

The yard entrance gate - want to buy a lifeboat?
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