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Background imageNaval warfare Collection: D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach

D-Day - British and Canadian troops landing - Juno Beach
British and Canadian 3rd Division troops land at Juno Beach. D-Day began on June 6th, 1944 at 6:30am and was conducted in two assault phases - the air assault landing of allied troops followed by an

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: H. M. S. Warspite

H. M. S. Warspite
An overhead view of H.M.S.Warspite during the Battle of Cape Matapan. Warspite was a veteran British Queen Elizabeth class battleship which had taken part in the Battle of Jutland in World War I

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: German propaganda poster, U Boote Heraus!, WW1

German propaganda poster, U Boote Heraus!, WW1
A German propaganda poster, U Boote Heraus! (U Boats Launch!), showing a submarine officer looking through a periscope with a sinking torpedoed enemy ship in the background

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: German cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney, WW1

German cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney, WW1
The German light cruiser SMS Emden attacked by HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914, at the Battle of Cocos. Date: 1914

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Fighting Temeraire, 1839. Artist: JMW Turner

The Fighting Temeraire, 1839. Artist: JMW Turner
The Fighting Temeraire, 1839. The 98-gun ship Temeraire became known as the Fighting Temeraire after its role in Nelsons victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Llandudno, LMS poster, 1923-1947

Llandudno, LMS poster, 1923-1947
Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) to promote rail travel to Llandudno, North Wales. The poster shows a panoramic view of the coast

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Sinking of the Bismarck

The Sinking of the Bismarck
The sinking of the German Battleship Bismarck. In response to sinking the HMS Hood, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issued the order to " Sink the Bismarck"

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: United States Naval Construction Battalions - Seabees

United States Naval Construction Battalions - Seabees We Build and Fight with all our might! Date: 1942

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: D-Day - Landing in France - Omaha Beach

D-Day - Landing in France - Omaha Beach
American assault troops prepare to disembark their landing craft as it approaches the beach head, Omaha Beach. The smoke visible in the background attests to the massive naval artillery assault

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215

Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Dartmouth, Devon, photographed in 1928. This officer training college was purpose built on this site in 1905 to a design by Sir Aston Webb

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: HMS Warspite EAW005978

HMS Warspite EAW005978
HMS WARSPITE, Prussia Cove, Cornwall. Warspite was launched in 1913 and saw action with the Royal Navy at the Battle of Jutland in 1916

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: British Royal Navy recruitment poster, WW1

British Royal Navy recruitment poster, WW1
A British Royal Navy recruitment poster for seamen, aged 19 to 30, to enlist for the duration of the First World War. No previous experience necessary. Date: circa 1915

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: WW2 recruitment poster, Join the Wrens

WW2 recruitment poster, Join the Wrens (Womens Royal Naval Service) and free a man for the Fleet. Printed for HMSO. Date: circa 1940

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: National Savings Group wartime poster

National Savings Group wartime poster
Convoy your country to victory : save and lend through our National Savings Group. World War II poster illustrated by warship flying the Royal Navy ensign

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: British battleship HMS King George V, Sydney, Australia, 1945

British battleship HMS King George V, Sydney, Australia, 1945. King George V after arriving from Tokyo where she had been present at the surrender of Japan

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: D-Day - Supplies pour ashore

D-Day - Supplies pour ashore
A stunning panorama photograph of a French invasion beach with the channel waters thick with US military shipping, as reinforcements

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Group photo, HMS Musketeer, Scapa Flow, WW2

Group photo, HMS Musketeer, Scapa Flow, WW2
Group photo on board HMS Musketeer, Scapa Flow, WW2. 1943

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Recruitment poster for the WaC and WRNS

Recruitment poster for the WaC and WRNS
First World War recruitment poster for the WaC (Womens Army Auxiliary Corps) and WRNS (Womens Royal Naval Service). circa 1917

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: HMS Dreadnought, British battleship

HMS Dreadnought, British battleship, launched 1906, served in the First World War, decommissioned 1919. Date: early 20th century

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: WW2 - Flower-Class Corvette in heavy seas - Atlantic Convoy

WW2 - Flower-Class Corvette in heavy seas - Atlantic Convoy
WW2 - Weather hazards which the convoy escorts in the Atlantic Ocean have to face in Winter - a Flower-Class Corvette, of 930 tonnes, being thrown high out of the water by a heavy sea. Date: 1943

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Vindictive at Zeebrugge, 1918 (1919). Artist: Charles John De Lacy

The Vindictive at Zeebrugge, 1918 (1919). Artist: Charles John De Lacy
The Vindictive at Zeebrugge, 1918 (1919). HMS Vindictive was a British Arrogant-class cruiser built at Chatham Dockyard. She was launched on 9 December 1897 and completed in 1899

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: British submarine HMS E6, WW1

British submarine HMS E6, WW1
British submarine HMS E6. Date: circa 1915

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: HMS Duke of York, WW2

HMS Duke of York, WW2
HMS Duke of York, British battleship. Date: 1940s

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Bismarck, German battleship, WW2

Bismarck, German battleship, WW2
The German battleship, Bismarck. The ship was sunk on 27 May 1941 in battle with British naval forces. Date: 1941

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Renown, the Ark Royal, and the Sheffield, c1939-1941, (1942). Creator: Unknown

The Renown, the Ark Royal, and the Sheffield, c1939-1941, (1942). Creator: Unknown
The Renown, the Ark Royal, and the Sheffield, c1939-1941, (1942). " Out To Sea and Into The Sky". The three famous partners of Force H - the battle-cruiser Renown, the Ark Royal

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Operation Mincemeat - naval ID card of Major Martin

Operation Mincemeat - naval ID card of Major Martin
Fake naval identity card of Major William Martin. His body was found washed up on shore in Spain on 30th April 1943 carrying sensitive documents

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Last Man, Hans Bohrdt - Propaganda - German navy officer

The Last Man, Hans Bohrdt - Propaganda - German navy officer
In 1915 Hans Bohrdt created his most famous illustration which is called " The Last Man". The image shows a German navy officer holding up a German flag as his ship sinks because he would

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Paignton, GWR poster, 1937

Paignton, GWR poster, 1937
Poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR) promoting rail travel to Paignton, South Devon. The poster shows a bathing belle waving a towel on the beach

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: HMS Wishart a002466

HMS Wishart a002466
HMS WISHART, Hays Wharf, Bermondsey, London. A Thorneycroft modifed W class destroyer launched in 1919, here bedecked in celebratory bunting

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1915

The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1915
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers. From left to right: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943), Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd (1904-1983)

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: WW2 poster, The British Commonwealth of Nations Together

WW2 poster, The British Commonwealth of Nations Together. 1941

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: HMS Achilles, British light cruiser, WW2

HMS Achilles, British light cruiser, WW2
HMS Achilles (70), British light class cruiser which served with the Royal New Zealand Navy during the Second World War. Seen here with a seaplane on board. Date: 1939

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: HMS Ulster, British destroyer, WW2

HMS Ulster, British destroyer, WW2
HMS Ulster (R83), British U-class destroyer. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: H. M. S. Warspite

H. M. S. Warspite
A view of the bridge of H.M.S. Warspite, from where, as his flagship, Admiral Andrew Cunningham oversaw the Royal Naval actions during the engagement with the Italian Navy at the Battle of Cape

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: RMS Orvieto - Orient Line Steamer

RMS Orvieto - Orient Line Steamer
The Royal Mail Ship Orvieto was a steamer of the Orient Line engaged in the passenger trade between England and Australia

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Lennox-Boyd family. Around 1912

The Lennox-Boyd family. Around 1912
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers and mother, Florence Annie Begbie (1870-1949). Standing: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943); seated children

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1912

The Lennox-Boyd brothers. Around 1912
Studio photograph of Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd with his brothers. From left to right: George Edward Lennox-Boyd (1902-1943), Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd (1904-1983)

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: WW2 poster, The Merchant Navy was there

WW2 poster, The Merchant Navy was there! Merchant Navy Comforts Service. Date: 1940s

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Singapore, bastion in the East, by G. H. Davis

Singapore, bastion in the East, by G. H. Davis
Britains great bastion in the East: Singapore, stubborn obstacle to Japans ambitious projects in Southern Asia during the Second World War

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: H. M. S. Cressy

H. M. S. Cressy
Lead ship of the Royal Navy Cressy class of armoured cruisers, the Cressy was launched in December 1899. Soon after the outbreak of World War One, the Cressy and two of her sisterships

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: The Last Shot by Matania

The Last Shot by Matania
A group of British seamen gunners straining to fire a final shot at a German ship as their own ship sinks beneath them. The caption notes that this was a common occurrence with light cruisers

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: Scene at Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, with ships

Scene at Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, with ships
Scene at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, with various ships in the harbour. Date: 20th century

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: HMS Vengeance, British battleship, WW1

HMS Vengeance, British battleship, WW1
HMS Vengeance, a predreadnought British Canopus-class battleship, launched 1899, served in various locations before and during the First World War, decommissioned 1920

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: T E Lawrence, Colonel Dawnay and Commander Hogarth

T E Lawrence, Colonel Dawnay and Commander Hogarth
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia, 1888-1935), British Army officer best known for his liaison role during the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916-1918

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: D-Day - Glider reinforcement team

D-Day - Glider reinforcement team
A team of paratroopers amuse themselves whilst awaiting the call to take flight in their glider to back up the initial assault phase on the Normandy coast

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: A Sea Scout Zero airship at Anglesey

A Sea Scout Zero airship at Anglesey
Sea Scout Zero airship SSZ-34 at RNAS Anglesey, 1918

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: RNAS Anglesey

RNAS Anglesey
The airship station and aerodrome on Anglesey, with Sea Scout Zero airships in the distance

Background imageNaval warfare Collection: WW1 poster, Enlist in the Navy, All Together - Allied sailors of six nationalities

WW1 poster, Enlist in the Navy, All Together - Allied sailors of six nationalities. Date: 1917



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