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  • HMT NORTHERN SKY

    HMT NORTHERN SKY

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    FL 8652

    Underway off Iceland.

  • 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 6385

    Fairey Albacores, the torpedo carrying plane of the Fleet Air Arm landing on the deck of HMS VICTORIOUS while the ship was en route to Hvalfjord, Iceland from Scapa Flow. The automatic Bat can be seen in the right of the picture, as can the arrestor...

  • 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 7516

    The ship's company of HMS VICTORIOUS at Sunday Divisions marching past the Captain, Captain H C Bovell, CBE, RN, who is taking the salute. Fairey Albacore planes of 820 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm are lined up at the far end of the deck, and the...

  • 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 9182

    The oiler RFA WAR BHARATA on duty in Hvalfjord, Iceland. Part of a combined British and America fleet to cover Russian convoys.

  • 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 4990

    Part of the Churchill Signal flying at the upper yard of HMS PRINCE OF WALES. This was made to the convoy that the ship had met on her voyage to Reykjavik, Iceland, when she was returning from America after Prime Minister Churchill's meeting with...

  • 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 7683

    The British Fiji class cruiser HMS TRINIDAD stationary in Hvalfjord, Iceland.

  • 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 8088

    Ratings relieved from watch, making their journey forward to their respective messes by means of a life line on board the destroyer HMS FURY, which is off the coast of Iceland. Note the deck awash with sea water.

  • 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 7527

    Notice for airmen about to launch from the catapult on board the aircraft carrier HMS VICTORIOUS at Hvalfjord, Iceland. A Fleet Air Arm Mechanic stands in front of the catapult gear with the notice "Brakes Off, Fine Pitch, Flaps", so that...

  • 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 7560

    Commander (F) H C Ranald, OBE, the Officer in Charge of Flying Operations on the bridge of the flight deck of HMS VICTORIOUS operating from Hvalfjord, Iceland while flagging machines off for patrol work. To this officer falls the duty of getting his...

  • 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 7540

    A bearded Fleet Air Arm gunner, Leading Airman C H Clark, from Tadworth, Surrey, exits his Fairey Albacore aircraft carrying his flying kit, after his aircraft returned from a patrol to HMS VICTORIOUS off the coast of Iceland.

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