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Postby MikeJames » 04 Sep 2020 15:22

HMS Formidable and HMS Implacable entering Sydney harbor, Australia, 24 Aug 1945

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HMS Black Prince comes home from Normandy, Newcastle, 1 July 1944.

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Postby MikeJames » 04 Sep 2020 15:51

Stern view of HMS MTB-263 (Motor Torpedo Boat, ex-USS PT-14). Ready for delivery to the Royal Navy, circa mid-1941. She’s been modified to Royal Navy specifications, including Type 21" Torpedo Tubes, a 20mm machine cannon and other changes.

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The newest edition to the crew of HMS Forth, on patrol down in the Falkland Islands

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Sep 2020 19:34

Anyone thinking the RNs Batch 2 River class OPVs are small are very mistaken.

HMS Tamar in the Thames.

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HMS Eagle seen in 1937

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Postby MichaelB » 28 Sep 2020 12:23

Showing how close the ships got to each other in the Cold War, Glasgow as seen from Kirov in 1981
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Postby MikeJames » 06 Oct 2020 21:23

The Royal Navy's first carrier strike group in decades assembles.

1 carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth II, 2 replenishment ships, Tideforce and Fort Victoria, 2 Type 45s AAW destroyers, Defender and Diamond, 2 Type 23 ASW frigates, Northumberland and Kent, a helping hand from a US Navy Burke, USS The Sullivans (AAW) and a Dutch frigate, HNLMS Evertsen (ASW) and an Astute class nuclear attack sub is in the vicinity but not seen. 15 x F35B strike fighters of the Fleet Air Arm and the USMC and a bunch of helicopters.

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Two decades of work has gone into making this possible.

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Postby MichaelB » 10 Oct 2020 10:40

The RN holds an annual competition for the best photo of the year. Four of this year's entries are below. The best to me is the helicopter not a ship photo.
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HMS Queen Elizabeth II, her escorts and support ships, the UK Carrier Strike Group.

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HMS Dragon departing the Black Sea yesterday, seen here passing down the Bosphorus past Istanbul.

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Postby MikeJames » 26 Feb 2021 10:17

HMS Argyll digging in to a large swell.

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HMS Prince of Wales

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Postby MikeJames » 01 Mar 2021 13:36

Battle-class destroyer HMS Agincourt seen at Portsmouth during September 1968.

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Postby MichaelB » 09 Mar 2021 19:51

Unusual overhead shot of Cornwall.
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Type 42 vs Type 45 destroyer size comparison

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HMS Rapid (F-138) underway in the North Sea, July 1971

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Postby MikeJames » 19 Mar 2021 11:21

HMS Zealous (R-39) underway on the Mersey in late war colours.

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She would later be sold to Israel and her sinking by Egyptian missile boats firing Styx SSMs ushered in the missile age.

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Type 23 frigates HMS Lancaster and HMS Westminster conduct a replenishment-at-sea with RFA Tiderace

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Postby MikeJames » 19 Mar 2021 11:37

HMS Repulse sailing from Singapore on her last operation on 8 December 1941. Two days later she was sunk by Japanese aircraft along with HMS Prince of Wales,

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Postby MichaelB » 19 Mar 2021 13:33

HMS Shropshire 1941, not a brilliant photo but a rare one.
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Postby MikeJames » 29 Mar 2021 14:59

Anti-aircraft cruiser HMS Dido, seen alongside in Copenhagen on 9 May 1945.

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Apr 2021 11:10

HMS Victorious off Honolulu, 1943, while serving with the USN

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Apr 2021 11:12

The County class cruiser HMS Berwick as completed with the original short funnels, c 1928

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Apr 2021 11:18

A V&W class destroyer converted to an anti-aircraft ship (A Wair), HMS Wallace.

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Postby MichaelB » 15 Apr 2021 09:51

Good timing to show one of the ships Prince Philip served on in WW2.
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Postby MikeJames » 16 Apr 2021 14:17

HMS Duke Of York at speed in the Pacific a few days before the Japanese surrender, 1945

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Postby MikeJames » 16 Apr 2021 14:22

The heavy cruiser HMS Suffolk in 1937 after her modernisation with a built up hangar and a cut down stern

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Apr 2021 22:30

HMS Velox (1902) at sea. She was one of the first destroyers to be fitted with the Parsons steam turbine which caused less vibration issues and a better ability to cruise at high speed than her expansion engine powered sisters.

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Apr 2021 22:33

HMS Euryalus (closer) and HMS Galatea on patrol in the Mediterranean, 14 December 1941. Taken from HMS Naiad.

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