The Nuclear Information Service report estimates that there were ten warheads aboard Invincible
Daily Mail: How the Royal Navy accidentally took nuclear weapons to the Falklands War on Prince Andrew's warship
* WE.177A nuclear depth charges were on aircraft carrier HMS Invincible
* Prince flew sorties from the Invicible as a Sea King helicopter co-pilot
* The presence of the weapons was not officially confirmed until 2005
The Royal Navy mistakenly took nuclear weapons to the Falklands War, storing them aboard the ship on which Prince Andrew served.
The WE.177A nuclear depth charges were taken aboard aircraft carrier HMS Invincible, from which the Prince flew sorties as a Sea King helicopter co-pilot with 820 Naval Air Squadron.
The Nuclear Information Service report estimates that there were ten warheads aboard Invincible, 16 on the second British carrier, HMS Hermes, and more aboard support ships in the task force dispatched by Margaret Thatcher in 1982.
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