Spanish Aircraft Carriers

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SPANISH AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

DEDALO light aircraft carrier            Displacement: 13,000t standard; 16,416t full load      Armament: 26-40mm/60 AA, 7 VSTOL aircraft, 20 helicopters          Complement: 1112 (exclusive aircrew)

Dedalo 4th April 1943 Transferred to Spain 30 Aug 1967, Returned to US 1989 & preserved at New Orleans as a museum

PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS light aircraft carrier         Displacement: 16,700t full load            Armament: 4-20mm Meroka CIWS, 2 saluting guns, 17 VSTOL aircraft and helicopters            Complement: 763

Principe De Asturias 22nd May 1982 In service 2005

SPS Principe De Asturias at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.Photographed by Ivan Berryman. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  IB2006

Principe De Asturias at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

Photographed by Ivan Berryman. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  IB2008