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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 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 BATTLE OF JUTLAND 31 MAY 1916

    THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND 31 MAY 1916

    part of "GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR NAVAL OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) 1916

    Q 20764

    Damage on the deck of the German battlecruiser DERFFLINGER sustained at the battle of Jutland and photographed after she had returned to port. She had been hit by ten 15 inch shells, one 13.5 inch shell and ten twelve inch shells. Both after turrets were...

  • 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 17603

    The stern half of HMS PORCUPINE being towed into Portsmouth by the tug SWARTHY after the ship had been split in two by a torpedo in the Medterranean. The major portion of the ship eventually filled the role of Headquarters HQ ship of Landing Craft...

  • 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.

  • PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    E 1434

    A British gun boat from China waters with a shallow draught, crept along the coast and entered Bardia harbour. The shore batteries of the Italians could not depress low enough to shoot at her when her presence in the harbour was discovered. She sank...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN, 1940

    THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer

    HU 91798

    Shellbursts and fire on the shores of Bjerkvik at the head of the Herjangs Fjord, opposite Narvik, which was shelled by the Royal Navy, 5 June 1940.

  • 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 6334

    View from HMS HERMIONE of the damaged and listing HMS ARK ROYAL. The aircraft carrier was torpedoed by the German U-boat U 81 off Gibraltar. HMS ARK ROYAL sank the following day.

  • THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE 13-17 DECEMBER 1939

    THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE 13-17 DECEMBER 1939

    part of "ROSS R D (COMMANDER)" (photographs)

    HU 43507

    HMS EXETER at the Falkland Islands: Scene inside a wrecked compartment onboard HMS EXETER.

  • 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 BATTLE OF JUTLAND 31 MAY 1916

    THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND 31 MAY 1916

    part of "ADMIRALTY COLLECTION" (photographs) 1916

    Q 55600

    The superstructure of HMS COLOSSUS, showing damage done at the battle of Jutland. COLOSSUS was the flagship of the 1st Battle Squadron (MARLBOROUGH, REVENGE, HERCULES, AGINCOURT, COLLINGWOOD, NEPTUNE, ST VINCENT, BELLONA). She was hit twice and suffered...

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