Google earth shows Aircraft carrier at Indian breakers

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Google earth shows Aircraft carrier at Indian breakers

This Goggle map image shows what looks like an aircraft carrier about to be broken down on Alang, India breakers beach.

 http://maps.google.com/maps...

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By netchicken: posted on 26-12-2008

According to the site below, the aircraft carrier seen in this photo is the Brazilianīs "A-11 Minas Gerais", (ex HMAS Vengance, one of the three Australian aircaft carriers of WW2. The other two were named after Australian capital cities: Sydney and Melbourne ) broken in 2004.
 http://www.satellite-sights...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/02/NAe_Minas_Gerais_%28A-11%29.jpg/398px-NAe_Minas_Gerais_%28A-11%29.jpg

"Her fate was sealed and with no assistance to preserve her in the UK, Vengeance was towed to Alang in India and was scrapped 2004-5."
 http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/...
By netchicken: posted on 26-12-2008








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