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vegaskip
06-21-2015, 07:51 AM
I think I posted this a while back. Sea Vixen getting airborne from HMS Centaur with HMS Carysford as plane guard, (chopper U/S in Hangar) Carysford is about to recieve two red Very Flares fired as 'wave off' for the Gannet on finals!, as a 'rocket' from Centaurs skipper for being out of station.
This was a commission for a guy who served on both.
Jim
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Trumper
06-21-2015, 08:44 AM
Lovely stuff ,this looks bigger than the normal ones? What is the story "as a 'rocket' from Centaurs skipper for being out of station."

vegaskip
06-21-2015, 09:12 AM
Carysford should be farther out, but if correctly placed would have been off the canvas. 'Plane Gaurd' was a ship stationed for rescue purposes, pre Helicopter days. For Launch, stationed off the port Bow, and landing, off the Port Quarter (at the back out to the left).
Jim

Trumper
06-21-2015, 01:52 PM
Ahhh thanks :)

Gray539
06-21-2015, 08:29 PM
Very nicely done, Jim.