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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 27377

    HM Submarine SPUR leaving the Cammel Laird shipyard on her acceptance trials, River Mersey, Liverpool.

  • 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 22088

    20 mm Oerlikon gunners of HMS STARLING on arrival at Liverpool. Left to right: Able Seaman Edward O'Malley, of Stockport, Cheshire (about to fix a fresh magazine of ammunition to the gun); Able Seaman John Smith of Islington, London; Able Seaman...

  • 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 13983

    Ratings from other ships cheering the destroyer HMS HESPERUS as she enters harbour in Liverpool with damaged bows after ramming a German U-boat. HMS HESPERUS, together with HMS VANESSA, were escorting a convoy bound for Britain when the U boat was...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2695

    Gunners of 177 Heavy Battery, Royal Artillery, man an anti-aircraft Lewis gun at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England, 1 August 1940. This operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • 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 10233

    Vice-Admiral Whitworth, the Second Sea Lord, coming ashore after inspecting HMS VANESSA at the port of Liverpool. A sentry is presenting arms with a fixed bayonet by the end of the gang plank.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 2692

    A 4 inch gun of 177 Heavy Battery, Royal Artillery, being fired at Fort Crosby near Liverpool, England, 1 August 1940. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.

  • 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 20897

    Ordinary Seaman P S Buckingham, of Norwich keeping a record of U boat kills on the side of the wheelhouse on board HMS HESPERUS, docked at Liverpool.

  • 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 13979

    Prisoners from a rammed and sunk U-boat are disembarking from HMS HESPERUS at Liverpool.

  • 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 27864

    HM King George VI presenting the DSM to Chief Petty Officer William James Johnson, of Crosby, during the investiture held on the quarter deck of HMS DUKE OF YORK during a visit by the King and Queen before the ship left Liverpool to serve in eastern...

  • 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 17876

    View of the boiler room of HMS MOURNE whilst she was docked at Liverpool. A stoker can be seen checking some of the machinery.

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