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  • THE FRENCH NAVY AT TOULON, 1942

    THE FRENCH NAVY AT TOULON, 1942

    part of "THE GERMAN NAVY: NAMED CAPITAL SHIPS 1861 - 1912 (GSA 736A)" (photographs)

    HU 82146

    The French cruiser MARSEILLAISE on fire and sinking at the quayside at Toulon after being deliberately scuttled by her own crew on 27 November 1942.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    part of "CARVER G (COMMANDER)" (photographs)

    HU 46346

    12 August: Evening Air and Submarine Attacks: A distant view of HMS NIGERIA stopped and on fire after being torpedoed. Admiral Burrough transferred to HMS ASHANTI leaving NIGERIA to return to Gibraltar.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    part of "SIMONS JOHN V L (MR)" (photographs)

    HU 2288

    13 August: The Italian Fleet intervenes: The cruiser MUZIO ATTENDOLO at Naples after UNBROKEN's attack on 13 August 1942. She was hit by one 21 inch torpedo which blew off her bows. The target's high speed at the time of the hit is indicated by...

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    part of "THE ITALIAN NAVY 1875 - 1942 (GSA 945)" (photographs) Made by: Fraccaroli, Aldo

    HU 52344

    13 August: The Italian Fleet intervenes: The cruiser BOLZANO damaged by HMS UNBROKEN on 13 August 1942.

  • OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    OPERATION PEDESTAL, AUGUST 1942

    part of "CARVER G (COMMANDER)" (photographs)

    HU 46348

    12 August: Evening Air and Submarine Attacks: A detailed photograph of the hole in HMS NIGERIA's side made by the Italian submarine AXUM's torpedo.

  • 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.

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