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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 22308

    Protection for convoys is one of the jobs of the Fleet Air Arm planes of the Royal Air Naval Station, Sierra Leone. Here a Boulton Paul Defiant from the station sweeps over a big convoy which is just leaving Freetown Harbour. The aircraft took off from...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 19906

    Five new American built Grumman Avenger three seater torpedo bombers in beam formation during exercises from HMS SPARROWHAWK, the Royal Naval Air Station at Hatston. Note the fact that the torpedo is fully enclosed so as to improve the aerodynamics of...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 30746

    HMS ANSON at anchor in Victoria Harbour at Hong Kong.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 14503

    Portraits of officers: Lieutenant M L C Crawford, DSC, RN, Commanding Officer of P51.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1940

    A 1721

    Polish President-in-Exile Władysław Raczkiewicz addressing men of the Polish Navy submarine ORP Wilk (Wolf) after inspection of the ship, probably at Rosyth, 1940. Lieutenant Commander Bogusław Krawczyk, the CO of the ship, is standing closest to the...

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1940

    A 626

    Polish President-in-Exile Władysław Raczkiewicz being greeted by Admiral Victor Crutchley VC at the Royal Naval Barracks in Devonport, 1940. Admiral Jerzy Świrski, the C-in-C of the Polish Navy, can be seen between two officials.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1944-03-31

    A 22604

    Two Polish Navy submarines, ORP Dzik (Wild Boar) and the famous ORP Sokół (Falcon), have returned to Plymouth after successful patrols in the Mediterranean, 31 March 1944. ORP Dzik has just finished her first commission. For a year she has worked the...

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1940

    A 624

    Officers of the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Burza (Storm) saluting Polish President-in-Exile Władysław Raczkiewicz as he comes aboard. He is accompanied by Lieutenant Commander Wojciech Francki, the CO of the ship. Devonport, 1940. Admiral Jerzy Świrski,...

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1940-1945

    THE POLISH NAVY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1940-1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1942-06-24

    A 10362

    Survivors of the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Kujawiak, sunk by a mine in the Operation Harpoon in the Mediterranean, come ashore at Greenock, still wearing tropical kit, 24 June 1942.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1940

    A 2526

    A torpedo being fired during a firing practice on board the Polish destroyer ORP Piorun (Thunderbolt). Western Approaches, late 1940.

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