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Postby MichaelB » 18 Apr 2019 09:09

The Guardsvan in 1948
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Postby MikeJames » 19 Apr 2019 20:14

Pre-dreadnought battleship of the French Navy, Charles Martel.

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Postby MikeJames » 20 Apr 2019 08:57

Royal Navy and US Navy ships at Sliema Creek, Malta, 1961.

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Apr 2019 10:21

Illustrious-class aircraft carrier HMS Victorious

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Apr 2019 19:48

Colourised image of the 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 » 22 Apr 2019 09:13

US "Mitscher" Class Destroyer at the Panama Canal

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Postby MichaelB » 22 Apr 2019 13:43

The battleship HMS Howe from the air
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Postby MikeJames » 23 Apr 2019 14:09

HMS Implacable and HMS Victorious, Wooloomooloo, 1945. It's changed just a bit since then :)

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Postby MikeJames » 25 Apr 2019 10:48

Abdiel-class Fast Minelayer HMS Apollo alongside with HMS Albion astern, Copenhagen, 7 October 1955.

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Postby MikeJames » 28 Apr 2019 14:57

Sea Harrier FA2, HMS Invincible R05

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Postby MikeJames » 04 May 2019 12:18

Spanish cruiser Novarra after her modernization following the civil war likely around 1938/39

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Postby MichaelB » 04 May 2019 17:04

The Spanish had some interesting vessels at times including their version of the British County Class.
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Postby MikeJames » 07 May 2019 13:05

HMS Pegasus - an aircraft/seaplane carrier operated by the Royal Navy during the First World War.

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Postby MikeJames » 08 May 2019 14:43

Venezuelan destroyer Nueva Esparta in 1952

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A shiny new Welshman
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Pre-war shot of the Italian Zara class heavy cruiser Gorizia.

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Postby MikeJames » 10 May 2019 14:58

Sept. 9th 1943: Battleship Roma, Royal Italian Navy, moments after the second Fritz-X guided bomb detonated the forward 2 15-inch (381mm) turret magazines, blowing up the entire platform. The smoke cloud height varied between 400 and 1500 meters.

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Postby MichaelB » 10 May 2019 17:36

Looking ungainly but is very historic, MGB2009 which in 1947 became the worlds first gas turbine powered boat.
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Postby MikeJames » 13 May 2019 09:25

Destroyers of Commonwealth Navies. Tied to a mooring buoy at a southern Japanese port (presumably Sasebo), after an extended period of operations in Korean waters, circa May 1951. The ships are (from left): HMAS Warramunga, HMCS Nootka and HMS Cockade

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Postby MikeJames » 16 May 2019 20:52

HMS Hood on speed trials off the Isle of Arran

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HMS Illustrious R87 1943

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Postby MikeJames » 19 May 2019 15:55

German heavy cruiser “Lutzow” in a Norwegian fjord

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USS Buchanan (DDG-14) visiting Sydney, Australia circa 1985.

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