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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 13656

    Severe bomb damage to the stern of HMS DELHI. Note the men stood on the lower decks of the cruiser. The anti aircraft cruiser suffered bomb damage during North African operations in 1942.

  • 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 3

    The German battleship ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE in flames after being scuttled in the River Plate estuary off Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • 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 6

    The German pocket battleship ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE in flames after being scuttled off Montevideo, Uruguay, after the Battle of the River Plate, 17 December 1939.

  • 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 13757

    The damaged bows of HMS ARGONAUT as the ship lies docked. Despite heavy damage after she had been torpedoed in the Mediterranean the British cruiser lived on. She managed to get home where she was repaired before serving in the Far East.

  • BRITISH SHIPS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    BRITISH SHIPS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "SURGEON PARKES COLLECTION OF SHIPS PORTRAITS" (photographs) Made by: Surgeon Oscar Parkes

    SP 1587

    HMS CHESTER, showing damage sustained at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916.

  • KIEL HARBOUR, GERMANY, 19 MAY 1945

    KIEL HARBOUR, GERMANY, 19 MAY 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: British official photographer

    TR 2882

    View of the German cruiser ADMIRAL HIPPER which was in dry dock at Kiel when the harbour was captured by the Allies. Both the German attempts to camouflage her and the damage caused by Allied bombers can be seen.

  • THE JAPANESE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOUR, 7 DECEMBER 1941

    THE JAPANESE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOUR, 7 DECEMBER 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US official photographer 1941-12-07

    OEM 3597

    Smoke billows from the destroyer USS SHAW, bombed in dry-dock (right centre), while in the foreground the minelayer USS OGLALA lies capsized at her moorings, 7 December 1941. To the left is the cruiser USS HELENA, which was hit by a torpedo but remained...

  • THE SINKING OF HMS EDINBURGH, MAY 1942

    THE SINKING OF HMS EDINBURGH, MAY 1942

    part of "PHILLIPS R" (photographs)

    MH 23866

    A photograph clearly showing the severe damage to the stern of HMS EDINBURGH caused by a German torpedo whilst travelling with convoy QP11. The damage was so great that HMS EDINBURGH had to be sunk by a torpedo of the British destroyer HMS FORESIGHT.

  • HMS BELFAST DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    HMS BELFAST DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "BELFAST TRUST" (photographs)

    HU 16012

    War Service 1939-1940: HMS BELFAST after being severely damaged by a magnetic mine in the Firth of Forth, 21 November 1939. Members of the ship's company can be seen preparing life rafts on the quarter-deck and port waist.

  • HMS BELFAST DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    HMS BELFAST DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 23670

    War Service 1939-1940: Damage to the hull of HMS BELFAST from a magnetic mine. Photograph taken in Devonport Dockyard, 1940.

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