HMS Furious swept by giant wave
This dramatic picture shows the carrier HMS Furious being swept by a giant wave which has covered most of the flight deck, leaving the island standing out above the water.
Fleet Air Arm Carrier Warfare, Kev Darling
. A complete history of the Fleet Air Arm's use of aircraft carriers, from the earliest experiments during the First World War, through the Second World War, where the carriers became the most important capital ships in the navy, the Korean War, which saw the Fleet Air Arm involved from the beginning to the end, the Falklands War, which re-emphasised the important of the carrier and right up to the current 'super-carriers'. [read full review
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Rickard, J (23 July 2010), HMS Furious swept by giant wave , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_furious_wave.html