Portsmouth aircraft carrier making her way to war | Nostalgia

What a year 1982 was.

Sunday, 6th June 2021, 7:00 pm
Journey over - HMS Invincible receives a heroine's welcome as she enters Portsmouth Harbour on her return from the Falklands war, September 1982.

We had tall ships arriving by the dozen in Portsmouth a Tudor warship re-emerging from the Solent and the little matter of a naval war down at the bottom of the globe.

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The company of HMS Hermes sunbathing on the flight deck as the naval task force headed south for the Falkland Islands following the Argentinian invasion, April 1982. Picture: Martin Cleaver/Getty

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The Polish ship Pogoria in 1982's Tall Ships Race. Picture: The News PP1702
Prince Charles visiting the Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport, in 1982. The News PP4781
Raising of the Mary Rose. The giant cradle holding the 400-year-old timbers of the Tudor warship in October 1982. Picture: The News PP3738