HMS Illustrious
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March 1, 1945: HMS Illustrious seen at Sydney, NSW, Australia.
(Photo courtesy of Cdr. David Stevens, R.A.N.R.)



April 6, 1945: HMS Illustrious under attack by a Kamikaze off Sakishima Gunto. The aircraft missed the ship, but caused severe damage below the waterline when the plane exploded underwater.
(Photo from the collection of William T. "Bill" Holman, R.N.)
Courtesy of Jeffrey Holman



HMS Illustrious seen in 1946.



HMS Illustrious seen in 1946.



HMS Illustrious seen in March 1947.



October 26, 1949: HMS Illustrious at anchor, location unknown.
(Photo courtesy of Philip J. Heydon, I.S.M.)



HMS Illustrious seen in 1952.





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