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In pictures: HMS Illustrious
HMS Illustrious
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The HMS Illustrious crew is returning as its 120m refit nears completion at Babcock's Roysth naval dockyard in Fife
Naval airman Danny Cullen
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Naval airman Danny Cullen on the Harrier jump slip of the vessel, which will become the Royal Navy flagship
Mechanic Vicky Huddson board HMS Illustrious
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Vicky Huddson, 20, a marine engineering mechanic, prepares to board the aircraft carrier
Crew on board HMS Illustrious
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More than 500 crew members are back on board the Illustrious after two years ashore
HMS Illustrious
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The refit, due for November completion, is designed to extend the working life of the 20,000-tonne ship by up to 10 years

Crew return to Royal Navy flagship
27 Jul 04  |  Scotland


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