The Geelong Advertiser is advising readers as to the best spots to see the old HMAS Canberra go down tomorrow as she’s converted into a dive reef.
(Image: the Juan Carlos I)
Impressive enough for it’s ability to sink down into the water and convert itself into a floating harbour I was also struck by the wiki entry for the first ship of this design, the Spanish Juan Carlos I. Of particular note:
She can carry up to 30 aircraft in the aircraft carrier mode, using the light vehicles bay as additional storage zones.
“Aircraft carrier mode”? A handy thing to have.