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Reviewed January 2018

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Inside the 1980s time capsule that is HMS Plymouth. The Rothesay class frigate served in the Royal Navy from 1959 to 1988.

HMS ILLUSTRIOUS replenishes from

RFA BRAMBLELEAF in the South Atlantic, 1982.

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HMS ILLUSTRIOUS First Deployment. The first 10 minutes are narrated by Captain  Jock Slater.

HMS ILLUSTRIOUS joins the 1982 Falklands Task Group .

HMS Fearless Web Site