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Postby MikeJames » 17 Mar 2019 20:24

USS Long Beach CGN-9

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Postby MikeJames » 17 Mar 2019 20:30

And another, this one is for Mark.

USS Hazelwood (DD-531), a modified Fletcher-class destroyer and the Navy’s first anti-submarine helicopter destroyer, steams off the Atlantic coast near Newport, Rhode Island. 1959

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Postby MichaelB » 17 Mar 2019 23:57

Something different, a Royal Fleet Auxiliary refuelling a USN battleship.
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Postby MichaelB » 18 Mar 2019 12:35

good close up of Fife and her accompanying frigates while replenishing from RFA Tidespring
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Postby MikeJames » 18 Mar 2019 12:53

French light cruiser Emile Bertin moving at high speed, national ensign at the fore and main battery trained out to port, circa 1938.

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Postby MikeJames » 20 Mar 2019 09:20

German Imperial Navy battlecruiser SMS Moltke at high speed.

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Mar 2019 12:24

New Jersey battle group, WESTPAC, 1986. Ships clockwise from bottom of picture:

USS Long Beach, USS Merrill, HMAS Swan, HMAS Stuart, HMAS Parramatta, USNS Passumpsic, USS Wabash, HMAS Derwent, USS Kirk, USS Thatch, HMAS Hobart and USS New Jersey.

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The Italian heavy cruiser “Zara” taken pre-war during a naval review in front of 'Il Duce', Mussolini.

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Postby littoralcombat » 22 Mar 2019 15:30

Nice colourized image Mike.....unusual. She certainly has the Revs on!
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Postby MikeJames » 23 Mar 2019 07:43

The old HMS Tamar - the British naval base in Hong Kong.

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Postby MikeJames » 24 Mar 2019 09:55

Japanese Fubuki-class destroyers (“Sagiri”, “Amagiri” and “Asagiri”) during naval exercises before the start of military operations against the Allies in the Pacific.

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Eugenio di Savoia, Italian WW2 era Condottieri-class light cruiser, one of four warships named after Prince Eugene

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USS Idaho (BB-42) bombarding Okinawa at point-blank range, April 1 1945

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Graf Spee in the English Channel, April 1939

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Royal Navy destroyers pack into Sliema Creek in Malta in 1956

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Mogami class heavy cruiser Suzuya during trials of Tateyama, in the first half of November 1935

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A Fairey Albacore circles as it prepares to land on the flight deck of HMS Eagle with HMS Malaya in the background.

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French light cruiser Émile Bertin

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HMS Warspite during the Spanish Civil War (1937).

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Postby MikeJames » 05 Apr 2019 22:24

Colorised image of Flower-class corvette HMCS Amherst (K 148). She served primarily in the Battle of the Atlantic on convoy protection duty during WWII.

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Postby MikeJames » 06 Apr 2019 17:15

Battleships HMS Nelson, Rodney and "the Mighty" Hood

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USS Alaska (CB-1) and USS Missouri (BB-63) moored at the same pier circa 1944.

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HMS Hood, at the Panama Canal Zone in July 1924

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Ramilles in Wellington Jan 1940 prior to escorting a convoy with the first NZ troops heading oversea in WW2.
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Postby MikeJames » 12 Apr 2019 20:44

Task Force 38, the legendary Fast Carrier Task Forces, manouvering in very close formation for the camera off Tokyo Bay two days after the Japanese surrrender.

The aircraft carrier in lower right is USS Wasp (CV-18). Also present in the formation are five other Essex class carriers, four light carriers, at least three battleships, plus numerous cruisers and destroyers.

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Postby MikeJames » 13 Apr 2019 14:26

2nd Destroyer Squadron, 1959: HMS Delight (D119), HMS Dainty (D108), HMS Daring (D05) and HMS Defender (D114)

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HMS Leander picking up her Walrus pre WW2
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Postby MikeJames » 15 Apr 2019 14:15

One of the only pictures of Blücher being sunk at Oscarsborg festning on Norway, in the battle of Drøbak Sound, 9 April 1940

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Postby MikeJames » 17 Apr 2019 18:42

USS Prinz Eugen at anchor, June 14, 1946. She’s waiting to get nuked.

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HMS Vanguard in the Med post-war, the RNs last battleship.

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