HMS Ark Royal torpedoed

13th November 1941: Famous Royal Navy Ship finally sunk off Gibraltar

The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal had survived many attacks including being bombed by Italian aircraft following the Battle of Cape Spartivento in November 1940.

The aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal was the third ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name, the first had had been the flagship of the British fleet that took on the Spanish Armada in 1588. With…

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