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HMS Ark Royal

Invincible Class Aircraft Carrier

Ark Royal Television

Ark TV (1985-1989)

 

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 HMS Ark Royal Sea Trials - June 1985

A BBC News report from Ark Royal as she conducts her final contractor sea trials before arriving in Portsmouth for the first time.

 

HMS Ark Royal arrives in Portsmouth - 1st July 1985 

A BBC South Today report covering Ark Royal arriving in Portsmouth for the first time.

 

 

HMS Ark Royal Commissioning - 1st November 1985

A BBC South Today report covering the Commissioning Ceremony of HMS Ark Royal in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother at Portsmouth Dockyard.

 

HMS Ark Royal Commissioning - 1st November 1985

A TVS news report covering the Commissioning of Ark Royal in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother in Portsmouth.

 

 

Ark Royal The Rock Show 1986

Filmed on Ark Royal in Gibraltar in 1986 for broadcast on Christmas Day that year. Sadly, copyright restrictions prevent us from showing the actual musical performances, but all of the links that feature the Ship's Company are here. Presented by Sue Robbie.

 

Bob Geldof - Love Like A Rocket

Filmed on Ark Royal in Gibraltar in 1986 as part of Ark Royal The Rock Show.