HMS Curacoa, late 1942. She was a First World War-era ship re-armed with 4-inch guns, a Pom Pom mount and two HACS systems.
Battlecruiser HMS Tiger as crew recover her spotter aircraft (Fairey Flycatcher).
HMS Erin was a dreadnought battleship of the Royal Navy,
originally ordered by the Ottoman government from the British Vickers
Company it was seized at the outbreak of The Great War.
Supermarine Scapa’s (?) over Alexandria.
Boat media fans are really winning this year…. first the sea shanty craze and now the suez canal……….. what’s next, a major incident of survival cannibalism????????????
“There is no cannibalism in the British Navy, absolutely none, and when I say none, I mean there is a certain amount.”
HMS Renown and HMS Renown in Trincomalee Harbor, Ceylon in early 1944.
Torpedo room in HMS Rodney.
An 1805- Pattern Stirrup hilt Naval Officer’s sword © Christie’s
with good 32½in. etched steel blade, gilt brass hilt, tassel and scabbard and a small quantity of belting and buckles; together with a copy of Regulations and Instructions relating to His Majesty’s Service at Sea, London, 1772 containing a wealth of detail for conduct and administration in all ranks.
HMS Victoria was the lead ship in her class of two battleships of the Royal Navy. On 22 June 1893, she collided with HMS Camperdown near Tripoli, Lebanon, during maneuvers and quickly sank, killing 358 crew members, including the commander of the British Mediterranean Fleet, Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon.