HMS Derwent seen from HMS Illustrious
The Hunt class type 3 destroyer HMS Derwent seen alongside the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. This pictures clearly shows the massive difference in size between the two ships.
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How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (23 July 2010), HMS Derwent seen from HMS Illustrious, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_derwent_from_illustrious.html