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PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS (R-11) class

Country of Origin: Spain

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 0 PRINCIPE DE AUTURIAS-class AIRCRAFT CARRIER (CV) (ex-U.S. SCS design)

 Name                    Pendant    Launched       Commissioned    Status
 PRINCIPE DE ASTURIAS    R-11       May 22, 1982   May 30, 1988    Scrapped
   (ex-Spanish ALMIRANTE CARRERO BLANCO)

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This vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) carrier was based on the U.S. Navy's ill-fated Sea Control Ship (SCS) design.

The Sea Control Ship was the brainchild of-then Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Elmo...

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