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Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 18 Mar 2021 14:42

The Queen's Spithead Review of the Fleet 1977.

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Postby MikeJames » 18 Mar 2021 15:05

Italian heavy cruiser Gorizia at Messina, 23 March 1942, just after the Second Battle of Sirte.

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An older shot of HMS Belfast in the Thames, prior to her repainting in the current Normandy invasion camouflage.

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Chilean light cruiser Almirante Latorre (former Swedish Göta Lejon) on gunnery exercises. Spring 1982, off Valparaiso.

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Another light cruiser, this time the Italian cruiser Garibaldi showing the camo scheme used in Nov 1941.

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Regia Marina Littorio-class battleship Roma, underway south of Italy in 1942

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Italian Soldati class destroyer Fuciliere, late 1939.

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Postby MichaelB » 19 Mar 2021 13:28

Sirius in full camo in 1942
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Seafires on HMS Indomitable in the Mediterranean in 1942 or 43

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French pre-dreadnought.

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Apr 2021 10:58

British battleship HMS Barham comes under a group attack of Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero torpedo bombers while escorting a convoy en route from Alexandria to Malta amid Operation Tiger. No hits were scored. 10 May 1941, South-East of Malta.

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Postby MikeJames » 14 Apr 2021 11:16

View from battleship Musashi's bow in 1942.

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The crew doing calisthenics on deck gives a hint of its size.

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Apr 2021 23:02

Russian armored cruiser Gromoboi while visiting Australia in 1901. Russia sent her there for the celebrations when Australia became a Federated Commonwealth.

Gromboi conducted port visits in Sydney and Melbourne.

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Postby MikeJames » 03 May 2021 20:06

Four fantastic detail images of the IJN heavy cruiser Takao, taken May 1, 1938 at the Yokosuka arsenal

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Postby MikeJames » 03 May 2021 20:22

HMS Devonshire at Freetown Harbour, 14 April 1942.

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Postby MikeJames » 03 May 2021 21:12

Heavy cruiser HMS York sails past the Finnish sea fortress Suomenlinna/Sveaborg.

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Polish destroyer ORP Blyskawica H34 seen during service with the RN during WW2

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Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby fastone045 » 04 May 2021 09:17

Amazing how much Takao changed during the war years Mike.

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Re: Historic Naval Images

Postby MikeJames » 04 May 2021 17:38

Nice colourised image there Craig

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