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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.

  • HMS AMETHYST DURING THE YANGTSE INCIDENT, 1949

    HMS AMETHYST DURING THE YANGTSE INCIDENT, 1949

    part of "HETT K S (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Hett, K S (Mr)

    HU 45375

    Canvas from the ship's hammocks is used to temporarily patch a hole in HMS AMETHYST's hull after being shelled during the 1949 Yangtse incident.

  • THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    part of "SMITH PETER (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    HU 95744

    The view from an unidentified merchant ship of life boats approaching bringing survivors to safety. In the background you can see SS HEKLA stern up and sinking and HMS GRIMSBY listing hard to port. Smoke is coming from her quarterdeck.

  • THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    part of "SMITH PETER (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    HU 95743

    The view of HMS GRIMSBY listing hard to port. Lifeboats can be seen collecting survivors.

  • THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    part of "SMITH PETER (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    HU 95742

    The view from an unidentified merchant ship of a life boat alongside, bringing survivors to safety. In the background you can see SS HEKLA stern up and sinking and HMS GRIMSBY listing hard to port.

  • THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    THE SINKING OF HMS GRIMSBY, TOBRUK, 25 MAY 1941

    part of "SMITH PETER (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Unknown

    HU 95745

    The view of a merchant tanker, the SS HEKLA, stern up and sinking and HMS GRIMSBY listing hard to port. A small boat appears to be leaving the HEKLA and going to safety.