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  • THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND, 31 MAY 1916

    THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND, 31 MAY 1916

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

    SP 2157

    Badly damaged German battlecruiser SEYDLITZ bows down after action. The ship was hit by one torpedo and eight 15 inch shells (five of which hit below the waterline) and eight 12 inch shells. She was badly flooded, this being exacerbated by steaming too...

  • 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.

  • 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 26239

    A landing craft infantry (small) going to the aid of LCI (S) 532 which was hit by enemy shells below the waterline during the landing by Royal Marine commandos on the island of Walcheren at Westkapelle, the most western point of the island, the final...

  • THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

    THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 1939-1945

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MISC 51235

    Shipping losses: A tanker explodes after being torpedoed by a U-boat in the Caribbean.

  • 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.

  • OPERATION CHARIOT: THE RAID ON ST NAZAIRE, 27/28 MARCH 1942

    OPERATION CHARIOT: THE RAID ON ST NAZAIRE, 27/28 MARCH 1942

    part of "BEKKER C D" (photographs)

    HU 2242

    Aftermath: View of the port side of HMS CAMPBELTOWN showing the ship lodged against the caisson. Considerable shell damage is visible on CAMPBELTOWN'S port side.