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Axis & Allies War at Sea - HMS Formidable

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General Type Ship
Unit Type Carrier
Cost 20
Set Battle Line
Manufacturer Forumini
Country United Kingdom
Available 1940
Set ID 18
Rarity X
Class Name Illustrious
Class Size 3
Class Limit 3
Armor 5
Vital 11
Hull Points 4
Speed 2.000
Primary 6/6/4/0
AA 8/0/-/-
Air Capacity 2
Special Ability Expert Dogfighter
Special Ability Veteran Torpedo Bombers
Special Ability Damage Control
Special Ability Torpedo Defense 1
Bad Item ID Model Artist: Pendragon68
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Class/Manufacturer History: The Illustrious class was a class of aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that included some of the most important British warships in World War II. They were laid down in the late 1930s as part of the rearmament of British forces in response to the emerging threats of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan.

The Illustrious class comprised four vessels: HM Ships Illustrious, Formidable, Victorious and Indomitable. The last of these was built to a modified design with a second, half-length, hangar deck below the main hangar deck. Each of these ships played a prominent part in the battles of World War II. Victorious took part in the pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck, Illustrious and Formidable played prominent parts in the battles in the Mediterranean during 1940 and 1941 and all three took part in the large actions of the British Pacific Fleet in 1945.

The latter two ships of the Implacable class were also built to modified designs in order that they could carry larger air wings. Implacable and Indefatigable both had two hangar levels, albeit with a limited 14-foot (4.3 m) head room.


Item created by: Lethe on 2015-05-31 17:46:30. Last edited by gdm on 2015-10-20 16:56:49

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