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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 4416

    The Burial Service being read on board HMS SHEFFIELD for two of the crew of the German Tanker FRIEDERICH BREME who were killed by shell splinters during the shelling of the tanker by the cruiser in the North Atlantic. The service was attended by officers...

  • NAVAL BURIAL SERVICE AT DOUGLAS BANK CEMETERY, ROSYTH, SCOTLAND, 30 SEPTEMBER 1944

    NAVAL BURIAL SERVICE AT DOUGLAS BANK CEMETERY, ROSYTH, SCOTLAND, 30 SEPTEMBER 1944

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

    A 25833

    21 crewmen of the escort carrier HMS NABOB who were killed when their ship was torpedoed during an attack on the German battleship TIRPITZ are buried with full naval honours at Douglas Bank Cemetery. The Reverend G Davies conducts the service at the...

  • THE CAPTURE OF OSTEND, OCTOBER 1918

    THE CAPTURE OF OSTEND, OCTOBER 1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer 1918

    Q 19252

    Graves of Royal Naval personnel from HMS Vindictive killed during the second attempt to block the harbour at Ostend.

  • 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 25109

    The crew of HMS QUILLIAM gather on the quarterdeck for the burial at sea of a shipmate killed during recent bombardment of Japanese held positions around Sebang. They stand under the shadow of one of the destroyers 4.7 inch guns.

  • 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 20071

    The funeral of the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Dudley Pound. The wreaths being thrown overboard by Sir Dudley Pound's sons as the navy says farewell at Portsmouth. The service is taking place on board a cruiser, on to the side of which a small...

  • 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 4104

    The burial service on the quarterdeck of HMS SHEFFIELD, which helped to shadow the BISMARCK, of three ratings who lost their lives in the BISMARCK operation. A large number of the crew can be seen attending the service. The photograph was taken from on...

  • 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 25836

    The firing party from HMS COCHRANE arriving at Douglas Bank Cemetery at Rosyth. Twenty one members of the crew of the escort carrier NABOB who lost their lives when their ship was torpedoed during an attack on the TIRPITZ were buried with full naval...

  • THE MERCHANT NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE MERCHANT NAVY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18816

    Graves of victims of torpedoed British ocean liner RMS Lusitania by a German U-boat in 1915, at Queenstown, County Cork, Ireland (now known as Cobh).

  • THE SUEZ OPERATION OCTOBER - DECEMBER 1956

    THE SUEZ OPERATION OCTOBER - DECEMBER 1956

    part of "BRITISH POST-1945 OFFICIAL CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    MH 23533

    A military funeral on board HMS EAGLE after the Suez Operation, November 1956

  • BURIALS AT SEA

    BURIALS AT SEA

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

    A 682

    Scene on board the coastal minelayer HMS PLOVER as she departs for sea carrying the body of Captain J G Bickford DSO, who was killed on board HMS EXPRESS, in preparation for a traditional burial at sea.

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