Warning: Declaration of P_Photocrati_NextGen::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Product::define($id = 'pope-produ...', $name = 'Pope Produ...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/product.photocrati_nextgen.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Fs::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/fs/module.fs.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Router::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/router/module.router.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_I18N::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/i18n/module.i18n.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Validation::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/validation/module.validation.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_WordPress_Routing::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/wordpress_routing/module.wordpress_routing.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Security::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/security/module.security.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Lzw::define($context = false) should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/lzw/module.lzw.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Settings::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_settings/module.nextgen_settings.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_MVC::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/mvc/module.mvc.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Ajax::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ajax/module.ajax.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Dynamic_Stylesheet::define($context = false) should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/dynamic_stylesheet/module.dynamic_stylesheet.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Frame_Communication::define($context = false) should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/frame_communication/module.frame_communication.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_DataMapper::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/datamapper/module.datamapper.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NggLegacy::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/module.ngglegacy.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Data::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_data/module.nextgen_data.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Dynamic_Thumbnails::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/dynamic_thumbnails/module.dynamic_thumbnails.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Admin::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_admin/module.nextgen_admin.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_AddGallery_Page::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_addgallery_page/module.nextgen_addgallery_page.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Pagination::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_pagination/module.nextgen_pagination.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Gallery_Display::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_gallery_display/module.nextgen_gallery_display.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Attach_To_Post::define($context = false) should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/attach_to_post/module.attach_to_post.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Other_Options::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_other_options/module.nextgen_other_options.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Pro_Upgrade::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_pro_upgrade/module.nextgen_pro_upgrade.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_MediaRss::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/mediarss/module.mediarss.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Cache::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/cache/module.cache.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Lightbox::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/lightbox/module.lightbox.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Basic_Album::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_album/module.nextgen_basic_album.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_NextGen_Basic_Album_Installer::install() should be compatible with C_Gallery_Display_Installer::install($reset = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_album/class.nextgen_basic_album_installer.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Basic_Templates::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_templates/module.nextgen_basic_templates.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Basic_Gallery::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_gallery/module.nextgen_basic_gallery.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_NextGen_Basic_Gallery_Installer::install() should be compatible with C_Gallery_Display_Installer::install($reset = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_gallery/class.nextgen_basic_gallery_installer.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Basic_ImageBrowser::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_imagebrowser/module.nextgen_basic_imagebrowser.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_NextGen_Basic_ImageBrowser_Installer::install() should be compatible with C_Gallery_Display_Installer::install($reset = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_imagebrowser/class.nextgen_basic_imagebrowser_installer.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Basic_Singlepic::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_singlepic/module.nextgen_basic_singlepic.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_NextGen_Basic_SinglePic_Installer::install() should be compatible with C_Gallery_Display_Installer::install($reset = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_singlepic/class.nextgen_basic_singlepic_installer.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_Basic_Tagcloud::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_tagcloud/module.nextgen_basic_tagcloud.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_NextGen_Basic_Tagcloud_Installer::install() should be compatible with C_Gallery_Display_Installer::install($reset = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_tagcloud/class.nextgen_basic_tagcloud_installer.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Widget::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/widget/module.widget.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_Third_Party_Compat::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/third_party_compat/module.third_party_compat.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of M_NextGen_XmlRpc::define() should be compatible with C_Base_Module::define($id = 'pope-modul...', $name = 'Pope Modul...', $description = '', $version = '', $uri = '', $author = '', $author_uri = '', $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_xmlrpc/module.nextgen_xmlrpc.php on line 0

Warning: Parameter 1 to wp_default_scripts() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 546

Warning: Parameter 1 to wp_default_scripts() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 546

Warning: Parameter 1 to wp_default_styles() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 546

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247
Ark Royal – Mike Rossiter

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 601

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 601

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 601

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 601

Warning: Illegal string offset 'output_key' in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/nav-menu.php on line 601

Ark Royal


Warning: Declaration of C_MVC_View::define($template, $params = Array, $engine = 'php', $context = false) should be compatible with C_Component::define($context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/mvc/class.mvc_view.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_MVC_View::initialize($template, $params = Array, $engine = 'php', $context = false) should be compatible with C_Component::initialize() in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/mvc/class.mvc_view.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_DataMapper_Driver_Base::define($object_name, $context = false) should be compatible with C_Component::define($context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/datamapper/class.datamapper_driver_base.php on line 0

Warning: Declaration of C_DataMapper_Model::__set($property_name, $value) should be compatible with & ExtensibleObject::__set($property, $value) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/datamapper/class.datamapper_model.php on line 0

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Declaration of C_Lightbox_Library_Mapper::define($context = false) should be compatible with C_CustomPost_DataMapper_Driver::define($object_name, $context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/lightbox/class.lightbox_library_mapper.php on line 0

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Declaration of C_Gallery_Storage::define($object_name, $context = false) should be compatible with C_Component::define($context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_data/class.gallery_storage.php on line 42

Warning: Declaration of C_GalleryStorage_Driver_Base::define($context) should be compatible with C_Component::define($context = false) in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_data/class.gallerystorage_driver_base.php on line 0

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Gallery

Plotting the wreck position in Octopus A 4.5inch turret in the lights of the ROV

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_where() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_groupby() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query_fields() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

Warning: Parameter 2 to M_DataMapper::set_custom_wp_query() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/mikeross/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 247

HMS Ark Royal is synonymous with the Royal Navy. The most famous ship to bear that name was the wartime aircraft carrier, launched in 1938, and torpedoed in 1941. In her short fighting career, Ark Royal achieved almost mythic status, given enormous publicity in the press, newsreels and feature films and, ironically in German propaganda as well. The ship earned her reputation. Ark Royal was the most modern purpose built aircraft carrier when she entered service, designed to carry five squadrons of Skua fighter bombers and Swordfish torpedo bombers over enormous distances. In her first year of operations her aircraft, carried out countless air patrols over Norway, dive bombed the German battle cruiser Scharnhorst and took part in the hunt for the Graf Spee in the South Atlantic. Surviving several near misses from German aircraft, her crew were firmly convinced she was a lucky ship.

After the fall of France Ark Royal became part of Force H in the Mediterranean, under the command of Admiral Sir James Somerville Her aircraft attacked the French Fleet at Mirs el Kebir, patrolled the Atlantic, escorted convoys to Malta and bombed targets in Italy. In May 1941, Ark Royal played the key role in one of Britain’s most famous naval battles. The Bismarck had left port and sailed into the Atlantic. She engaged and sank HMS Hood, the Navy’s flagship, and badly damaged the new battleship Prince of Wales. Ark Royal sailed into the Atlantic in the hunt to sink the Bismarck. Her Swordfish aircraft located the enemy ship, and in a ferocious storm launched a torpedo attack. Twelve of the slow biplanes, their cockpits open to the elements flew through a fearsome anti aircraft barrage and crippled the German warship. Out of control, unable to steer, Bismarck was sunk the next morning. This decisive victory resounded around the world, giving a dramatic boost to British morale and prestige.

Ark Royal continued escorting vital convoys to Malta, but a few months later a German submarine, U-81 fired a salvo of three torpedoes at the Ark as she returned to Gibraltar. One of them found its target, tearing a huge hole in the Ark Royal’s hull. Several hours later the carrier, the Navy’s most famous, and glamorous vessel turned over and sank.

Sixty years later, I started to search for the wreck. Using the most modern underwater technology, and the one of the worlds largest super yachts MY Octopus, I found and filmed the wreck. What I discovered raised questions about the official story of the Ark’s last days. Why was the wreck so hard to find, and did her commander Captain Maund deserve his court martial and reprimand?

Discovery of the wreck did nothing to damage the reputation of the Ark Royal, or the courage of the men who served on her, many of whom told me their own stories of the short but action packed life of HMS Ark Royal.

Buy the book from Amazon.

Related words/search terms: Ark Royal, Royal Navy, Force H, Gibraltar, Malta Convoys, War in the Mediterranean, Admiral Somerville, Bismarck, Swordfish aircraft, Blackburn Skua, Scharnhorst attack,  HMS Sheffield, Norwegian campaign, MY Octopus, C&C Technologies, AUV,  Graf Spee,  Odin Finder, Rig Supporter, Fairey Fulmar