Historic Naval Images

General Discussion and Questions regarding TF72 and Ship Modelling
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 10 Feb 2019 09:28

HMS Manxman in the Bosphorus, taken from HMS Eagle in the 1950s.

She was a minelayer of the Abdiel-class of which 6 were built between 1939 and 1941. Half the class was lost through enemy action during WW2; the
others saw post-war service, and the last example was scrapped in the early 1970s.

Image

Mike
User avatar
MichaelB
Life Member
Life Member
Posts: 836
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 12:17
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: F28 HMS Cleopatra, F133 HMS Tartar, PT815 Japanese PT Boat, A208 RMAS Lamlash Fleet Tender, A328 RMAS Collie Dog class tug, W23 HMT Samsonia Tug, Lady Street Ferry, A508 RMAS Lurcher Tug
Location: Sydney

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MichaelB » 10 Feb 2019 10:25

A nice shot of Wager doing a mail transfer.with Victorious
Attachments
Wager & Victorious mail transfer.jpg
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 11 Feb 2019 10:40

Overhead view of PT-515, an Elco 80-foot motor torpedo boat with MTB Squadron 35, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, 11 April 1944

Image

Mike
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 12 Feb 2019 12:24

Very historic in this case...

HMS Torch and the Armored cruiser HMS Euryalus at Farm Cove, Sydney 1904-5

Image

Mike
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 13 Feb 2019 10:04

Spanish heavy cruiser Canarias at Barcelona, Spain, in about 1970. Canarias was basically a modified County Class cruiser.

Image

Mike
User avatar
SlatsSSN
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 982
Joined: 21 Jan 2010 10:25
Fleet Base: None
My Ship Yard: Fleet - in service and under construction

Submarines:
HMS Talent S92 - Trafalgar Class SSN.
HMS Conqueror S48 -Churchill Class SSN (Falklands 1982).

Merchants:
MS Bremen -Expedition Cruise Ship Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.
Harbour Tugs x 3.
MS Christina O.
MV Titan Uranus - Coastal Cargo.

Warships: (Under construction) -
HMS Liverpool D92 -Type 42 Batch 2 (1983)
HMS Kent F78 - Type 23
HMS Broadsword F88 - Type 22 Batch 1 (Falklands 1982)
FGS Elbe A511 - Modern Germany Navy Submarine Tender
Location: Sydney

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby SlatsSSN » 13 Feb 2019 14:05

Great photos Mike esp Farm Cove early last century.
He who dies with the most toys, just dies...you can't take it with you.
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 14 Feb 2019 14:27

Admiral Scheer at Gibraltar, circa 1936. Note the Spanish Civil War neutrality markings (red, white & black stripes) painted on her forward gun turret.

Image

Mike
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 15 Feb 2019 10:31

HMS Hood not long after completion.

Image

Mike
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 16 Feb 2019 22:31

Type 21-class frigates HMS Antelope (F170) and HMS Amazon (F169) seen meeting for the first time in the English Channel, about six miles off St Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight. This is the second day of HMS Antelope's contractors' trials prior to commissioning. January 1975

Image

Mike
User avatar
MikeJames
Club Member
Club Member
Posts: 1632
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 09:43
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: RAN DDL HMAS Kokoda
Australian Coast Guard cutter Nemesis
RAN FCPB HMAS Wollongong
German SAR Launch DGzRS Berln
SS Geest Atlas (Building)
Location: Sydney
Contact:

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 17 Feb 2019 11:13

Given this image is over a century old, a wonderfully clear shot of the lead ship of her class of battlecruisers, SMS Moltke.

Image

Mike
User avatar
MichaelB
Life Member
Life Member
Posts: 836
Joined: 20 Jan 2010 12:17
Fleet Base: Sydney
My Ship Yard: F28 HMS Cleopatra, F133 HMS Tartar, PT815 Japanese PT Boat, A208 RMAS Lamlash Fleet Tender, A328 RMAS Collie Dog class tug, W23 HMT Samsonia Tug, Lady Street Ferry, A508 RMAS Lurcher Tug
Location: Sydney

Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MichaelB » 17 Feb 2019 11:44

Rare colour shot of a Daring.
Attachments
Dainty Germany 1.jpg

Return to “General Discussion”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users