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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    N 65

    HMS BITTERN ablaze in Namsos Fjord after having suffered a direct hit in the stern by an aerial bomb during the evacuation of Namsos.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: THE DIEPPE RAID, AUGUST 1942

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR: THE DIEPPE RAID, AUGUST 1942

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

    A 11242

    HMS BERKELEY settling down in the water after being bombed during the Combined Operations daylight raid on Dieppe. One of the destroyers boats is still alongside, empty but still attached to its davits. BERKELEY was torpedoed shortly afterwards by...

  • 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 6331

    View from HMS HERMIONE of HMS LEGION moving alongside the damaged and listing HMS ARK ROYAL in order to take off survivors. The aircraft carrier was torpedoed by the German U-boat U 81 off Gibraltar. HMS ARK ROYAL sank the following day.

  • 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 25368

    The damaged HMS NABOB proceeding homewards under her own steam, her stern low down in the water. She was hit by a torpedo during an operation in northern waters. Despite her damaged condition, NABOB turned homeward with a skeleton crew and reached her...

  • THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

    THE FALKLANDS CONFLICT, APRIL - JUNE 1982

    (photographs) Made by: Argentine photographer

    FKD 2674

    The Argentine cruiser GENERAL BELGRANO sinks after being torpedoed by the British submarine HMS CONQUEROR on 2 May 1982. The photograph was taken by a crew member from a life raft.