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  • An iconic vessel to Britons, the name Ark Royal had been handed down through five ships, from the Ark Royal built in 1587 that helped defeat the Spanish Armada to this vessel.

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  • Defiance, provoked the fight by discharging a piece of her ordnance and presently out of his own ship, called the Ark Royal, thundered upon a

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  • The Ark Royal is the fifth vessel to bear the name - the first was involved in action against Spanish Armada in 1588, while the second served during World War I.

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  • There have been five ships called Ark Royal, all of which were aircraft-carriers except the first, a wooden sailing ship that saw battle in 1588 in the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

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  • "Ark Royal," followed by the rest of the fleet, dashed into the midst of the Armada.

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  • One can almost hear his self-satisfied laugh as he wrote this unlucky sentence, “The thing is too grotesque to talk about seriously; but can we trust a single uncertified detail from the hands of a man who throughout his story of the Armada always calls the Ark Royal the Ark Raleigh? ...

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  • One can almost hear his self-satisfied laugh as he wrote this unlucky sentence, "The thing is too grotesque to talk about seriously; but can we trust a single uncertified detail from the hands of a man who throughout his story of the Armada always calls the Ark Royal the Ark

    The Life of Froude

  • Referring to the decision to scrap the carrier, Ark Royal, Murphy added: Recent dramatic events mean that the defence review must be reopened and perhaps even rethought.

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  • Dee Forbes, its managing director for Western Europe, points to shows featuring talent such as James Cracknell and a documentary on the Ark Royal as UK originations that are key to altering the way it is seen.

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  • Air Commodore Julian Stinton Ret'dShaftesbury, Dorset• As the government has decommissioned HMS Ark Royal and is threatening to render a number of personnel redundant in all three armed services, I was surprised to find the Royal Navy setting up a mobile information/recruitment stand in Birmingham on Monday.

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