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Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 17 Nov 2019 12:20

Lovely clear shot of the Flower-class corvette HMCS Rosthern. She served primarily in the Battle of the Atlantic as a convoy escort. She is named for Rosthern, Saskatchewan.

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Postby MikeJames » 20 Nov 2019 08:22

Admiral Hipper-class heavy cruiser Blücher on sea trials. She had a very short wartime career, being lost to shore batteries during the invasion of Norway in 1940.

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Postby MikeJames » 22 Nov 2019 08:43

Restigouche-class destroyer escorts HMCS Restigouche in foreground with HMCS Kootenay

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Postby MikeJames » 22 Nov 2019 09:02

German Navy Panzerschff (armoured ship), popularly known as pocket battleships, in this case Admiral Scheer at sea in the Baltic.

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Postby MikeJames » 26 Nov 2019 14:00

British destroyer flotilla forming line ahead, lead by HMS Fury (H76) at Scapa Flow during destroyer manoeuvres during World War II.

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Postby MikeJames » 28 Nov 2019 08:51

French destroyer Mogador, leadship of her class of extremely fast destroyers, capable of reaching over 43 knots

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HMS Gay Archer

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HMS Devonshire with her Supermarine Walrus aircraft landing on the water next to her. In the background is HMS Malaya. Taken from HMS Adamant, Freetown, 14 April 1942.

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Postby MikeJames » 13 Dec 2019 08:27

Flower-class corvette HMCS Kitchener braves Atlantic swells, unknown date.

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Postby MikeJames » 13 Dec 2019 08:43

Colossus-class aircraft carrier of the Royal Netherlands Navy, HNLMS Karel Doorman (R81).

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Queen Elizabeth-class dreadnoughts HMS Valiant, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Barham. The differences between the modernised Valiant and QE on one hand and Barham on the other are obvious, and probably led to her loss.

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Postby MikeJames » 15 Dec 2019 09:35

Admiral Graf Spee enters the neutral port of Montevideo, Uruguay, following the Battle of the River Plate, first major naval engagement of WWII.

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French aircraft carrier Arromanches in the Gulf of Tonkin, mid 1950's

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Postby BsHvyCgn9 » 15 Dec 2019 14:52

MikeJames wrote:Admiral Graf Spee enters the neutral port of Montevideo, Uruguay, following the Battle of the River Plate, first major naval engagement of WWII.

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Surprised no one has built one in 1:72 given the whole Pocket Battleship story.

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Geoff Ferguson down here is scratchbuilding Graf Spee.... hull nearly done, just a small health scare has slowed him down for a bit!

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Type 22 frigate HMS Broadsword (F88) alongside HMS Belfast with HMY Britannia moored in the stream

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Postby MikeJames » 19 Dec 2019 14:20

Panzerschiff "Admiral Graf Spee" off Spithead, 1937. Ship in the background is Deutschland.

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The first escort carrier, HMS Audacity, underway in coastal waters, 1941.

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HMS Naiad shadowing a Soviet Kiev class carrier during the Cold War

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Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MichaelB » 24 Dec 2019 21:15

HMS Effingham in 1932 as flagship of the Far Eastern Squadron wearing the China Station scheme of white hull with light grey upperworks and funnels.
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SS Spruance (DD 963) manoeuvring in the Med. 2002

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HMS Illustrious steams past HMS Hermes as the official hand over of duties from the veteran to the new kid on the block, 20 July 1982.

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Italian Battleships Vittorio Veneto and Giulio Cesare during the Battle of Cape Spartivento, I

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Japanese aircraft carrier Taihō on sea trials, she would be sunk only 4 months after being commissioned.

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Postby MichaelB » 08 Jan 2020 13:09

Two ships during the raid on Taranto aka Pearl harbour Mk 1.
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Postby MikeJames » 09 Jan 2020 12:44

The 16 inch guns of HMS Rodney

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Postby MikeJames » 13 Jan 2020 11:55

HMCS Ontario at dock, 20 May 1948.

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Jan 2020 13:32

Russian battleship Oslyabya leaving Bizerte, 9 January 1904

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Jan 2020 13:36

HMNZS Leander underway on the Brisbane River. Photographed taken from the auxiliary cruiser HMAS Kanimbla, 1941.

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Postby MikeJames » 16 Jan 2020 08:32

Swedish Göteborg-class destroyer camouflaged during WW2.

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Postby MikeJames » 18 Jan 2020 11:19

Royal Navy's torpedo ram HMS Polyphemus (1881) in a drydock. There's a torpedo tube in the centre of the ram.

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