H.M.S. Australia, Columbian Naval Review, 1893.
HMS Victorious, with Albacore’s on deck.
The armored cruiser Monmouth
Armored cruiser Powerful
Impressment, or “press gang” as it was more commonly known, was recruitment by force. It was a practice that directly affected the U.S. and was even one of the causes of the War of 1812. The British navy consistently suffered manpower shortages due to the low pay and a lack of qualified seamen.
HMS ‘Tiger’, which fought with ‘Queen Mary’ in the 1st Battlecruiser Squadron, during her trials, October 1914.
Fairey Barracuda was a British carrier-borne torpedo and dive
bomber designed by Fairey Aviation. It was the first aircraft of this
type operated by the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm to be fabricated
entirely from metal.
HMS Tiger, Royal Navy Battlecruiser.