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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...

  • 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 SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    ABS 483

    Four sailors guide the flag draped body of a shipmate into the sea during a burial on the quarterdeck of the cruiser HMS BLACK PRINCE. The chaplain conducting the service is reading a passage.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY  BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "HAWES" (photographs) Made by: Unknown Photographer

    HU 103197

    The graves at Jaskh of Able Seaman H H Biddlecombe and Able Seaman F G King of HMS PROSERPINE. These sailors were killed in action on 20th April 1908 during operations against gun-runners and pirates in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Somaliland.