Unit History: HMS Illustrious

HMS Illustrious

Memories of HMS Illustrious

(Memories written by members of Forces Reunited)

RNAS Ford HMS Peregrine/HMS Illustrious in 1947

Written by peter shearston

718 Sqdn. CTU Various aircraft, Seafires,Sea Furies, Fireflies, Avengers,Barracudas, Mosquitos, Sea Hornets, etc and anyone remember the Sturgeon that bought it whilst on trials on HMS Illustrious.

HMS ILLUSTRIOUS in 1994

Written by RACHAEL FROGGATT

MY FAVORITE SHIP. MADE GREAT FRIENDS AND A SUPER GUY (TAFF).

HMS Illustrious in 2008

Written by Phil Cooper

This is a test

HMS Illustrious, in 1948

I am one of the lucky ones who missed the liberty boat taking the men back to lusty on that night of October 17th 1948 where 29 men lost their lives in that awful storm.

HMS Illustrious, in 1983

Written by Mark Herron

I remember having my 18th birthday on HMS Illustrious on our travels to the Falklands war!
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