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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 12958

    HMS DUKE OF YORK, HMS NELSON, HMS RENOWN, HMS FORMIDABLE and HMS ARGONAUT in line ahead, ships of the Force H during the occupation of French North Africa.

  • 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 2417

    Men on board HMS SHEFFIELD removing empty 6 inch cordite charge protective cases after the fleet action off Sardinia.

  • 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 2298

    Bombs falling astern of HMS ARK ROYAL during an attack by Italian aircraft during the Battle of Cape Spartivento (photograph taken from the cruiser HMS SHEFFIELD).

  • FLEET AIR ARM ON BOARD HMS VICTORIOUS, SEPTEMBER 1942.

    FLEET AIR ARM ON BOARD HMS VICTORIOUS, SEPTEMBER 1942.

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

    A 12578

    At sea in rough weather HMS BITER with Hawker Hurricanes ranged along the flight deck..

  • 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 2325

    Bombs bursting round the aircraft carrier HMS ARK ROYAL during an enemy air attack south of Sardinia. Photograph taken from HMS SHEFFIELD. One Italian cruiser and two Italian destroyers were damaged in this action.

  • 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 2396

    HMS SOUTHAMPTON firing during the fleet action off Sardinia. The flash of the guns can be seen, as can the splashes of the enemy shells seen falling short and astern. Photograph taken from HMS SHEFFIELD. One Italian cruiser and two Italian destroyers...

  • 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 24897

    Swimmers from a local swimming club gather on a jetty to watch the passage of HMS HOWE through the Suez Canal. Many of the battleship's crew are on deck.

  • 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 2320

    The destroyer, HMS DEFENDER, and Royal Navy cruisers take up their positions during a fleet action in the Mediterranean south of Sardinia. The photograph was taken from on board the cruiser HMS SHEFFIELD. In the morning of the 27th September 1940,...