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  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11249

    Preliminary movements: 3 - 10 August 1942: Rear-Admiral H M Burrough, CB, who commanded the close escort (Force X), shaking hands with Captain Dudley Mason of the tanker OHIO, after a pre-sailing conference on board HMS NIGERIA.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11155

    Preliminary movements 3 - 10 August 1942: Aerial view of some of the ships escorting the convoy. Nearest the camera is HMS EAGLE, then HMS INDOMITABLE and HMS VICTORIOUS and in the background are HMS FURIOUS and HMS ARGUS.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11247

    13 August: Italian MAS (Motor Torpedo Boat) boat attacks: A DIDO class cruiser firing at night against Italian MAS boats.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11302

    11 August: The loss of HMS EAGLE and the first air attacks: HMS EAGLE rolling over on to her port side after being torpedoed.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11184

    12 August: Evening air and submarine attacks: 4 inch gun crew resting on board HMS MANCHESTER during a lull in the fighting.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11304

    11 August: The loss of HMS EAGLE and the first air attacks: The salvage tug JAUNTY heads toward the sinking HMS EAGLE.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11180

    12 August: Evening air and submarine attacks: The crew of a multiple pom-pom on board HMS MANCHESTER, enjoy cigarettes during a lull in the action.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11411

    12 August: The sinking of the Italian submarine COBALTO: HMS ITHURIEL coming in to ram the COBALTO.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11355

    11 August: The loss of HMS EAGLE and the first air attacks: HMS EAGLE lying on her beam ends while an unidentified destroyer drops a depth charge to discourage further submarine attacks.

  • SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 22959

    The destroyer HMS WOLVERINE.

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