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  • HMS UNST

    HMS UNST

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Hall J (of Gourock)

    FL 9837

    On the River Clyde

  • 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 27986

    Close up of an LCV Minesweeper underway at sea. This type was Britain's smallest minesweeper of the Second World War. After the 8th Army in Italy had taken Ravenna, it was found that enemy mines were laid in such shallow water that even...

  • THE GULF WAR 1990-1991

    THE GULF WAR 1990-1991

    part of "CAMPBELL A (PETTY OFFICER RN) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Campbell, Alistair

    GLF 514

    Close-up of a mine-clearing diver from HMS ATHERSTONE in the water.

  • 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 25223

    Mines exploding in the distance as the British Yard Minesweepers were sweeping off the landing beaches for the invasion of Southern France. Photograph taken from BYMS 2026, one of the minesweepers which played such a big part in clearing the way for the...

  • 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 20359

    Fleet minesweepers on their way out to sweep the convoy channel. The 750 tons fleet minesweepers, mostly built in Canada, escorted convoys, assisted in the destruction of U-Boats, and acted as rescue ships between spells of minesweeping.

  • 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 26025

    HM Drifter FISHER BOY in dock for the first time in 4 years. This vessel recovered new types of enemy mines intact for examination by experts. The drifter was 28 years old, served during the First World War and was a fishing vessel in peacetime.

  • HMT LORD BEACONSFIELD

    HMT LORD BEACONSFIELD

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE FOXHILL COLLECTION OF SHIP PHOTOGRAPHS" (photographs) Made by: Yeoman & Co, West Hartlepool

    FL 9637

    At sea

  • ROYAL ENGINEERS AT WORK IN THE WESTERN DESERT

    ROYAL ENGINEERS AT WORK IN THE WESTERN DESERT

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Sergeants Jordan and Travis

    E 12778

    A South African sapper lays a Mark II anti-tank mine, June 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 30265

    Part of a mixed minesweeping flotilla operating from HMS LOCHINVAR, Granton, Scotland.moves off to take up a minesweeping formation preparatory to using double Oropesa sweeps. Nearest is the British American Minesweeper HMS FOAM, on the right is HMS...

  • BRITISH FORCES IN ANGOLA, APRIL - AUGUST 1995

    BRITISH FORCES IN ANGOLA, APRIL - AUGUST 1995

    part of "MINISTRY OF DEFENCE HQ LAND COMMAND" (photographs) Made by: British Army official photographer

    UKLC-1995-030-040-014

    A British Army diver from 20 Field Squadron, 36 Engineer Regiment prepares to undertake a hull inspection of RFA SIR GALAHAD in Lobito harbour as a precaution against mines during Operation CHANTRESS.

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