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HMS Illustrious - This Day in WWII History: Mar 28, 1941: Cunningham leads fateful British strike at Italians

Aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious underway, A Swordfish torpedo plane is on the flight deck and an admiralty disruptive camouflage scheme also extends across the flight deck.

HMS Glorious photographed in May 1940 from the deck of HMS Ark Royal, the destroyer with her is HMS Diana. It may be one of the last photographs of her

HMS Glorious last picture with HMS Diana leading HMS Glorious last picture 8 June 1940 Source: U.

HMS Laforey

HMS Laforey WWII Photo Panellaria Island Tunisia Convoy Shop Vintage Shipping Vintage Transportation Royal Navy Destroyer by BiminiCricket on Etsy

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A Hangar with a Supermarine Walrus aboard the British battleship HMS King George V. You might also notice that multiple sailors are practicing with their rifles.

HMS Implacable

HMS Implacable was an Implacable-class aircraft carrier built for the Royal Navy during World War II.

HMS Unicorn was an aircraft repair ship and light aircraft carrier built for the Royal Navy in the late 1930s. She was completed during World War II and provided air cover over the amphibious landing at Salerno, Italy in September 1943. The ship was transferred to the Eastern Fleet in the Indian Ocean at the end of the year. Unicorn supported the aircraft carriers of the fleet on their operations until the British Pacific Fleet (BPF) was formed in November 1944.

HMS Unicorn was an aircraft repair ship and light aircraft carrier built for…

HMS Fame(H88) a F class destroyer built by Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co at Wallsend being completed 26/04/35. Served in Norweigan Campaign & was damaged running aground. Spent 1.1/2 years under repair & convertsion to an escort destroyer. Assigned to N.Atlantic she sank two U-Boats. reassigned for Operation Overlord she took a third share in another U-boat destruction . Sold to Dominican Republic & commissioned as Generalissimo on 04/02/49, renamed Sanchez in '62. Scrapped '68

HMS Fame was an F class destroyer of the Royal Navy. Was responsible for the destruction of on 16 October but was damaged in the process. In 1947 Fame went into the RN Reserve,and in 1949 was transferred to the Dominican Republic as Generalisimo.

HMS Revenge, lead ship of the 15 in 'R' class, was commissioned just in time to serve at Jutland in May 1916.  She is shown here subsequently at Scapa Flow in late WW1 dazzle camouflage.  The entire 5 ship class served on into WW2 (Royal Oak being sunk in 1939), but were not as successfully modernised in the 1930s as the preceding 'Queen Elizabeths', being slower.

HMS Revenge, namesake of her battleship class, WWI dazzle paint job. Commissioned 1916 just in time for the Battle of Jutland. [1024x658]

HMS Revenge, namesake of her battleship class, WWI dazzle paint job. Commissioned 1916 just in time for the Battle of Jutland

HMS London (69) was a member of the second group of County-class heavy cruisers of the British Royal Navy.

HMS London was a member of the second group of County-class heavy cruisers of the British Royal Navy.

HMS Laforey (G99) was a British L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. (wikipedia.image) #4A

HMS Laforey L-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy. She was commissioned in and served during the World War-II, and was torpedoed and sunk by U-boat in

Destroyer HMS Punjabi. Sunk 1 May 1942, rammed by HMS King George V after manouvering across KGVs' bow to avoid a floating mine in thick fog. She was part of a force covering convoy PQ15, including KGV, aircraft carrier HMS Victorious, battleship USS Washington, cruisers USS Wichita and Tuscaloosa and other destroyers.

Destroyer HMS Punjabi. Sunk 1 May 1942, rammed by HMS King George V after manouvering across KGVs' bow to avoid a floating mine in thick fog. She was part of a force covering convoy PQ15, including KGV, aircraft carrier HMS Victorious, battleship USS Washington, cruisers USS Wichita and Tuscaloosa and other destroyers.

HMS Triumph (1903) - Wikipedia

AN ITEM of historic interest which once belonged to a Bleadon man has been discovered more than miles away, 101 years after it was lost to the sea.

HMS Cleopatra, Dido-class Light Cruiser built by Hawthorne, Leslie & Co & commissioned on 05/12/41. Sent to Gib. sailed for Malta in early '42, damaged by bomb, sent to Alex. for repair, fought at Second Battle of Sirte reciving further damage. Participated most ops. in Med. On 1607/43 damaged by torpedo from Italian sub. Sent to Philadelphia for repairs, when completed in Nov.'44 sent to Far East where she was first ship back into Singapore. Scrapped  in '53.

HMS Cleopatra was a Dido-class cruiser of the Royal Navy. Hawthorn, Leslie and Company, Limited (Hebburn-on-Tyne, UK), with the keel being laid down on 5 January She was launched on 27 March and commissioned on 5 December 1941

HMS Virago (R75) was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service during World War II. She was later converted into a Type 15 fast anti-submarine frigate, with the new pennant number F76. Commissioned 5/11/43 she was on Arctic convoy duty including the Battle of North Cape, and on December 26, 1943, where her torpedoes sank the badly beaten Scharnhorst.

HMS Virago (R75) was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service during World War II. She was later converted into a Type 15 fast anti-submarine frigate, with the new pennant number F76. Commissioned 5/11/43 she was on Arctic convoy duty including the Battle of North Cape, and on December 26, 1943, where her torpedoes sank the badly beaten Scharnhorst.

Feb. 21 1946: Maintenance carrier HMS PIONEER in Melbourne flying a paying off pennant - Allan C.Green [1878-1954] SLV. | by Kookaburra2011

Maintenance carrier HMS Pioneer in Melbourne, enroute home after WWII, Feb.

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