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Danish Navy

Naval ships of the Danish Navy. Photographs and history of the Danish Navy, including Battleships, Cruisers, Corvettes and Frigates of Denmark.

BATTLESHIPS

 
Dannebrog 1863 -
 
Peder Skram 1864 -
 
Danmark 1864 -
 
Rolf Krake 1863 -
 
Lindormen 1868 -
 
Gorm 1870 -
 
Odin 1872 -
 
Helgoland 1878 -

Danish Battleship Helgoland. 1904. 

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Tordenskjold (Torpedo Ram) 1880 -

Tordenskjold, 1882.

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Iver Hvitfeldt 1886 Reconstructed 1904.

Danish Battleship Iver Hvitfeldt 1902. 

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Skjold 1896 -
HERLUF TROLLE class coastal battleships            Displacement: 3735t normal; 3785t full load             Armament: 2-240mm/43, 4-150mm/50, 10-75mm/55, 2-37mm/38, 4-457mm TT sub (1 bow, 2 beam, 1 stern)          Complement: 257-258
Herluf Trolle 1899 -

Herluf Trolle was used as a coastal defence ship in 1902. She was built at Copenhagen and launched in 1899.

Olfert Fischer 1903 -
Peder Skram 2.5.08 Sold for Breaking up 1.5.49
NIELS JUEL coastal battleship           Displacement: 3800t standard; 4100t full load        Armament: 10-150mm           Complement: 310-369
Niels Juel 3.7.18 Sunk after being bombed at Eckernforde 3.5.45

Niels Juel, May 1937.

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Niels Juel, May 1937.

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Niels Juel. 

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CRUISERS

 

Jylland

1860

-

 

Tordenskjold

1852

-

 

St Thomas

1871

Became a training ship

 

Fyen

1882

-

Fyen, 1883.

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Valkyrien

1888

-

Valkyrien, c.1890.

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Hekla

1890

-

Gejser Class

Gejser

1892

-

Heimdal

1894

-

Danish Protected Cruiser Heimdal. 

One of the Gejser Class cruisers, launched in 1894.

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Danish Cruiser Heimdal, 1911.  Sent in by Peter Taylor

FRIGATES

Ex-British ‘River’ class frigates

Holger Danske (ex - Monnow) Acquired 1945 Stricken 1959

Holger Danske, June 1953.

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Niels Ebbesen (ex - Annan) Acquired 1945 Stricken 1963

Ex-British ‘HUNT’ class frigates

Esberne Snare

1953

Broken up 1966

Rolfe Krake

1953

Broken up 1966

Valdemar Sejr

1953

Broken up 1966

HVIDBJORENEN class frigates     Displacement: 1345t standard; 1650t full load       Armament: 1-3in DP, DCT, 1 helicopter       Complement: 85

Hvidbjornen

23rd November 1961

Stricken 1992

Vaedderen

6th April 1962

Stricken 1992

Vaedderen, June 1968.

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Ingolf

27th July 1961

Survey duties 1982; stricken 1992

Ingolf, October 1973.

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Fylla

18th December 1962

Stricken 1991

BESKYTTEREN frigate         Displacement: 1540t standard; 1970t full load          Armament: 1-3in DP, 1 helicopter        Complement: 60

Beskytteren

27.5.76

Extant 1995

PEDWE SKRAM class frigates       Displacement: 2200t standard; 2720t full load         Armament: 4-5in/38, 4-40mm Bofors, 3-21in TT, DC      Complement: 200

Peder Skram

20.5.65

In reserve 1987; stricken

Herluf Trolle

4.9.65

In reserve 1987; Broken up 1995

THETIS class frigates      Displacement: 2600t standard; 3500t full load      Armament: 1-76mm/62 OTO-Melara, 1-20mm, 2 DC racks, 1 helicopter     Complement: 61 (11 officers)

Thetis

14th July 1989

In service

F357 Thetis at Malta.

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F357 Thetis at Malta.

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F357 Thetis at Malta.

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Triton

16th March 1990

In service

Vaedderen

21st December 1990

In service

Hvidbjoren

11th October 1991

In service

Thetis class Frigate Hvidbjornen (F360), launched in 1991

SUBMARINES

DYKKEREN submarine            Displacement: 105t/132t                Armament: 2-457mm TT (bow)           Complement: 9
Dykkeren 18.6.09 Sunk in collision with a Norwegian steamer 'Vesla', salvaged & stricken June 1917 & a year later broken up 1918
HAVMANDEN class submarines                Displacement: 164t/204t           Armament: 2-457mm TT (bow), 1-8mm MG         Complement: 10 (later 14)
Havmanden 23.12.11 Stricken 26.4.28
Habfruen 31.8.12 Stricken 3.5.32
Thetis 19.6.12 Stricken 26.4.28
Triton 31.3.13 Stricken 15.1.29, target, Broken up 1932
Najaden 9.7.13 Stricken 9.9.31

Najaden From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Nymfen 10.2.14 Stricken 11.3.32
AEGIR (or B) class submarines          Displacement: 185t/235t           Armament: 3-457mm T, TT (2 bow, 1 stern), 1-57mm AA             Complement: 11
Aegir 8.12.14 Stricken 26.4.33
Ran 30.5.15 Stricken 1940, Broken up 1946
Triton 29.7.15 Stricken 1940, broken up 1946
Neptun 22.12.15 Stricken 26.4.33

Neptun From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Galathea 15.4.16 Stricken 1940, Broken up 1946

Galathea From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

ROTA (or C) class submarines          Displacement: 301t/369t          Armament: 4-457mm TT (3 bow, 1 stern), 1-57mm AA           Complement: 17
Rota 16.8.18 Scuttled 29.8.43, broken up 1952
Bellona 14.3.19 Scuttled 29.8.43, broken up 1952
Flora 23.4.20 Scuttled 29.8.43, broken up 1952

Flora From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Daphne Class
Daphne December 1925 Scuttled 29th August 1943
Dryaden 3rd June 1926 Scuttled 29th August 1943

Dryaden From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Havmanden Class
Havmanden 19th June 1937 Scuttled 29th August 1943
Havfruen 6th November 1937 Scuttled 29th August 1943
Havkalen 3rd March 1938 Scuttled 29th August 1943
Havhesten 11th July 1940 Scuttled 29th August 1943

TORPEDO BOATS

ORMEN torpedo-boat            Displacement: 97standard; 105t full load               Armament: 2-37mm, 3-457mm TT            Complement: 21
Ormen 1907 Stricken 1932
TUMLEREN class torpedo-boats             Displacement: 249t           Armament: 2-75mm, 5-457mm TT (1 bow, 2 on each beam)              Complement: 33
Tumleren 1911 Stricken 1935
Vindhunden 1911 Stricken 1935
Spaekhuggeren 1911 Stricken 1935
SORIDDEREN class torpedo-boats           Displacement: 240t         Armament: -            Complement: -
Soridderen 1911 Stricken 1937
Flyvefisken 1911 Stricken 1937
Soulven 1911 Stricken 1937
HVALROSSEN class torpedo-boats                 Displacement: 182t             Armament: 1-75mm, 4-457mm TT (1 bow, 1 twin and 1 single on deck)               Complement: 30
Hvarlossen 1913 Scuttled 29.8.43
Delfinen 1913 Stricken 1932
Svaerdfisken 1913 Stricken 1932
SPRINGEREN class torpedo-boats               Displacement: 108t            Armament: 2-75mm, 2-457mm TT ( 1 bow, 1 deck)          Complement: 24
Springeren 1916 Stricken 1946
Storen 1916 Stricken 1940
Soloven 1916 Stricken 1945
Sohunden 1917 Stricken 1940
Harhesten 1917 Blown up by their own crew 29.8.43
Narkvalen 1917 Stricken 1949
Markrelen 1918 Blown up by own crew 29.8.43
Nordkaperen 1918 Blown up by own crew 29.8.43
Havkatten 1919 Stricken Nov 1948
Saelen 1919 sunk by own crew & salvaged by Germans, then Broken up
Najaden Class
Najaden 17th March 1943 Stricken 1966
Nymfen 22nd June 1943 Stricken 1966
Dragen Class
Dragen December 1929 Mined 14th May 1945
Hvalen 1930 Disabled by explosion of the depot ship Donau, 14th June 1945
Laxen 1930 Disabled by explosion of the depot ship Donau, 14th June 1945
Glenten Class
Glenten 5th January 1933 Disabled by explosion of the depot ship Donau, 14th June 1945
Hogen 20th October 1933 Disabled by explosion of the depot ship Donau, 14th June 1945
Ornen 19th October 1934 Disabled by explosion of the depot ship Donau, 14th June 1945

CORVETTES

BELLONA class corvettes      Displacement: 800t standard; 900t full load        Armament: 2-3in, 1-40mm, 2 hedgehog, 4 DCT       Complement: 109

Bellona

9.1.55

Stricken 1981

Diana

19.12.54

Stricken 1974

Flora

25.6.55

Stricken 1978

Triton

12.9.54

Stricken 1981

NIELS JUEL class corvettes       Displacement: 1190t standard; 1320t full load       Armament: 1-76mm, 8 harpoon SSM, 1 sea sparrow SAM system, DCs        complement: 90

Niels Juel

17.2.78

Extant 1995

Danish Corvette HDMS Niels Juel (F354).  Closing to fuel from RFA Blue Rover, Mediterranean, May 1989.

Launched 10th May 1979.

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Olfert Fisher

10.5.79

Extant 1995

Olfert Fischer at Malta.

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F355 Olfert Fischer at Malta.

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F355 HDMS Olfert Fischer leaving Malta, 2nd June 2003.

Niels Juel Class Corvette, launched 17th February 1978.

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F355 Olfert Fischer at Malta, May 2003.

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Peter Tordenskjold

30.4.80

Extant 1995

F356 Peter Tordenskjold.

Image contributed by and copyright of Nicholas Newns.

Danish Corvette HMDS Peter Tordenskjold (F356).  Closing to fuel from RFA Blue Rover, Mediterranean, May 1989.

Corvette of the Niels Juel Class, launched 30th March 1981.

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DELFINEN class submarines      Displacement: 595t standard; 643t submerged       Armament: 4-533mm TT (bow), Complement: 33

Delfinen

4.5.56

Decomm 1983, stricken 11.9.84

Spaekhuggeren

20.2.57

Discarded 1989

Tumleren

22.5.58

Stricken Aug 1981

Springeren

26.4.63

Discarded 1989

NARHVALEN class submarines       Displacement: 370t standard; 500t submerged       Armament: 8-533mm TT (bow), Complement: 22

Narhvalen

10.9.68

Extant 1995

Nordkaperen

18.12.69

Extant 1995

Ex-Norwegian KOBBEN class submarine.      

Tumleren

1989

Extant 1995

Saelen

1990

Extant 1995

Springeren

1991

Extant 1995

Ex-German S-BOAT type torpedo-boat          Displacement: 112-121t standard        Armament: 1-37mm, 3-22mm, 2 MG, 2-533mm TT        Complement: 24/40

T51 (P551 Glenten from 1951)

1947-48

Stricken 1961

T52  (P552 Gribben from 1951)

1947-48

Stricken 1961

T53  (P553 Havornen from 1951)

1947-48

 Stricken 1957

T54  (P554 Haefuglen from 1951)

1947-48

 Stricken 1995

T55 (P555 Hogen from 1951)

1947-48

Stricken 1956

T56 (P556 Isfuglen from 1951)

1947-48

Stricken 1956

T57 (P557 Jagtfalken from 1951)

1947-48

 Stricken 1961

T58 (P558 Musvaagen from 1951)

1947-48

 Stricken 1956

T59 (P559 Raagen from 1951)

1947-48

Stricken 1957

T60 (P560 Ravnen from 1951)

1947-48

-

T61 (P561 Skaden from 1951)

1947-48

Stricken 1961

T62 (P562 Stormfuglen from 1951)

1947-48

-

Lyn (P563 Taarnfalken from 1951)

1951

 Stricken 1957

Brand (P564 Tranen from 1951)

1951

Stricken 1963

Storm (P565 Falken from 1951)

1951

Stricken 1961

Blink (P566 Hejren from 1951)

1951

-

Tross (P567 Lommen from 1951)

1951

Stricken 1961

Kjekk (P568 Viben from 1951)

1951

-

From left to right - Hogen, Hajen, Havornen, Flyvefisken, Raagen, Skaden, Ravnen, March 1955.

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FLYVEFISKEN class torpedo-boats        Displacement: 110t standard         Armament: 1-40mm, 1-20mm, 2-533mm TT       Complement: 23

Flyvefisken P500

1954-55

Stricken 1974, scrapped 1976

Hajen P501

1954-55

Stricken 1974, scrapped 1976

Havkatten P502

1954-55

Stricken 1974, scrapped 1976

Laxen P503

1954-55

Stricken 1974, scrapped 1976

Makrelen P504

1954-55

Stricken 1974, scrapped 1976

Sverdfisken P505

1954-55

Stricken 1974, scrapped 1976

FALKEN class torpedo-boats        Displacement: 119t standard       Armament: 1-40mm, 1-20mm, 4-533mm TT       Complement: 22

Falken

19.12.61

Stricken 1978-79

Genten

15.3.62

Stricken 1978

Gribben

18.7.62

Stricken 1978

Hogen

4.10.62

Stricken 1978

SOLOVEN class torpedo-boats       Displacements: 100t standard; 120t full load        Armament: 2-40mm, 4-553mm TT, mines         Complement: 21

Soloven

19th April 1963

Reserved by 1988, Stricken 1992

P510 Soloven.

Contributed by Trevor Piper.  © Vosper Thornycroft. Click here for details of new book on the history of Vosper Thornycroft and their ships

Soridderen

22.8.63

Reserved by 1988, Stricken 1992

Sobjornen

19.8.64

Reserved by 1988, Stricken 1992

Sohesten

31.3.65

Reserved by 1988, Stricken 1992

Sohunden

12.1.66

Reserved by 1988, Stricken 1992

Soulven

27.4.66

Reserved by 1988, Stricken 1992

MINESWEEPERS / MINELAYERS

LOSSEN minelayer            Displacement: 628t           Armament: 2-75mm, 180 mines           Complement: 53
Lossen 1910 Scuttled 29.8.43
KVINTUS class minelayers              Displacement: 186t           Armament: 2-37mm           Complement: 53
Kvintus 1917 Scuttled 29.8.43
Sixtus 21.12.18 Scuttled 29.9.43
 
Lindormen 20th March 1940 Scuttled 29th August 1943. Salvaged by Germany and returned to Denmark after the war. Stricken 1969
Sobjornen Class
Soloven 1938 - 1942 Scuttled 29th August 1943. Salvaged by Germany, but returned after the war. Stricken early 1960s
Sobjornen 1938 - 1942 Scuttled 29th August 1943
Soulven 1938 - 1942 Scuttled 29th August 1943
Soridderen 1938 - 1942 Scuttled 29th August 1943. Salvaged by Germany, but returned after the war. Stricken early 1960s
Sohesten 1938 - 1942 Scuttled 29th August 1943. Salvaged by Germany, but returned after the war. Stricken early 1960s
Sohunden 1938 - 1942 Scuttled 29th August 1943. Salvaged by Germany, but returned after the war. Stricken early 1960s

PATROL CRAFT

WILLEMOES class fast attack craft     Displacement: 240t standard; 260t full load         Armament: 4 Harpoon SSM, 1-76mm/62, 2-533mm TT        Complement: 24

Bille

Jun 1976

In service 1995

Bredal

21.7.77

In service 1995

Hammar

1.4.77

In service 1995

Huitfeldt

15.6.77

In service 1995

Krieger

22.9.77

In service 1995

Norby

22.11.77

In service 1995

Rodsteen

16.2.78

In service 1995

Sehested

Mar 1978

In service 1995

Suenson

Jun 1978

In service 1995

Willemoes

7.10.76

In service 1995

FLYVEFISKEN class fast attack craft/patrol boats        Displacement: 320t full load         Armament: Patrol boat and MCM configuration: 1-76mm/62 OTO Melara, 2-12.7mm MG, FAC: 4 harpoon SSM        Complement: Patrol boat 17 (4 officers), FAC: 19 (4 officers)

Flyvefisken

19.12.89

In service 2005

Hajen

19.7.90

In service 2005

Havkatten

1.11.90

In service 2005

Laxen

22.3.91

In service 2005

P553 Laxen.

Flyvefisken Class Large Patrol Craft, commissioned 1991.

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX029

P553 Laxen

From the collection of Patrick D'Agostino. No Reproductions Available. PDX030

Makrelen

1.10.91

In service 2005

Storen

Apr 1992

In service 2005

Svaerdfisken

1.2.93

In service 2005

Glenten

1993

In service 2005

Gribben

1994

In service 2005

Lommen

1994

In service 2005

Ravnen

1994

In service 2005

Skaden

1995

In service 2005

Viben

1996

In service 2005

Soloven

1996

In service 2005

DAPHNE class patrol boats       Displacement: 150t standard; 170t full load        Armament: 1-40mm, 2 ASW rocket launchers, 2 DCT, mines      Complement: 23

Daphne

1960-64

Disarmed 1982, Stricken 1992

Dryaden

1960-64

Stricken 1992

Havmanden

1960-64

Stricken 1979, Stricken 1992

Havfruen

1960-64

Stricken 1992

Najaden

1960-64

Disarmed 1982, Stricken 1992

Nymfen

1960-64

Stricken 1992

Neptun

1960-64

Disarmed 1982, Stricken 1992

Ran

1960-64

Stricken 1992

Rota

1960-64

Stricken 1992

BESKYTTEREN class minelayers      Displacement: 753t standard; 1095t full load      Armament: 8-40mm, mines         Complement: 70

Beskytteren

Built in 1954, acquired 1954

Stricken 1996

Vindhuinden

Built in 1954, acquired 1954

Stricken 1996

LANGELAND minelayer        Displacement: 310t standard; 330t full load        Armament: 2-40mm, 2-20mm, mines         Complement: 37

Langeland

17.5.50

In reserve 1982; Stricken

FALSTER class minelayers      Displacement: 1800t standard; 1900t full load        Armament: 4-3, 4-20mm Oerlikon, 400 mines         Complement: 120

Falster

19th September 1962

In service 1995

Fyen

3rd October 1962

In service 1995

Fyen, June 1974.

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Moen

6th March 1963

In service 1995

Moen, June 1977.

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Moen, June 1977.

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Sjaelland

14th June 1963

In service 1995

LINDORMEN class minelayers       Displacement: 420t standard; 570t full load        Armament: 2-20mm, 60 mines          Complement: 27

Lindormen

9.9.77

In service 1995

Lossen

11.11.77

In service 1995

Ex-US AMS/MSC type coastal minesweepers

Aarosund

Transferred 24th January 1955

Stricken 1981

Alssund

Transferred 5th April 1955

Stricken 1998

Egernsund

Transferred 3rd August 1955

Stricken 1998

Egernsund, June 1974.

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Gronsund

Transferred 21st September 1956

New deckhouse and extant 1995

Guldborgsund

Transferred 11th November 1956

Stricken 1992

Omosund

Transferred 20th June 1956

Deleted for cannibalisation in 1981

Ulvsund

Transferred 20th September 1956

Stricken 1998

Vilsund

Transferred 15th November 1956

New deckhouse and extant 1995

ASVIG class inshore minesweepers       Displacement: 180t standard; 200t full load        Armament: 1-20mm         Complement: 14

Asvig

1959-60

Stricken 1977

Mosvig

1959-60

Stricken 1977

Sandvig

1959-60

Stricken 1977

Saelvig

1959-60

Stricken 1977

MRF 1 class drone minesweeper        Displacement: 38t full load        Armament: None         Complement: 4 (ferrying)

MRF 1

In service Mar 1991

In service 1995

MRF 2

In service Dec 1991

In service 1995

Fishery protection vessels

Skarven

1951

Grounded 7.5.66 then stricken

Teisten

1951

Stricken 1978

Maagen

1960

In service 1995

Mallemukken

1960

In service 1995

Barso

1969

In service 1995

Drejo

1969

In service 1995

Romso

1969

In service 1995

Samso

1969

In service 1995

Thuro

1969

In service 1995

Vejro

1969

In service 1995

Faro

1973

In service 1995

Laeso

1973

In service 1995

Romo

1973

In service 1995

Agdlek

1974

In service 1995

Agpa

1974

In service 1995

Tulugaq

1978

In service 1995

Small patrol boats

Y375

1974

-

Y376

1974

-

Y377

1974-75

-

Y179

1974-75

-

Home guard              Displacement: 83t full load           Complement: 8

Aldebaran

-

-

Carina

-

-

Aries

-

-

Andromeda

-

-

Gemini

-

-

Dubhe

-

-

Icebreaker             Displacement: 893t standard

Elbjorn

1932

-

Danbjorn

1966

-

Isbjorn

1969

-

Thorbjorn

1980

-

DANNEBROG , Royal Yacht.        Displacement: 1130t standard        Armament: 2-37mm          Complement: 57

Dannebrog

1931

Refitted 1979-80, In service .

A540 Dannebrog at Malta.

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Dannebrog, 1932.

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A540 Dannebrog at Malta.

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A540 Dannebrog at Malta.

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Danish Command ship Esbern Snare at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.

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Danish Sloop Galathea, January 1951.

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AVIATION PRINTS

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 An ignominious end for an Albatros C.III demands an act of compassion by a British medical team who are first on the scene of a crash in the early years of World War 1.

Not All Landings Are Good Landings by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Routine, though essential, maintenance is carried out on a 501 Sqn Hurricane at the height of the Battle of Britain during the Summer of 1940.  Hurricane P3059 <i>SD-N</i> in the background is the aircraft of Group Captain Byron Duckenfield (deceased).

Ground Force by Ivan Berryman. (D)
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 This was the moment when the massive Möhne dam was finally breached on the night of 16th-17th May 1943 during the top secret Operation Chastise. The specially-converted Lancaster B MkIII of Fl/Lt David Maltby ED906(G) AJ-J roars between the towers of the dam, having released the Upkeep bouncing bomb that would ultimately cause a cascade of water to flood into the valley below. Fl/Lt Harold Martin's identical aircraft, ED909(G) AJ-P can be seen off Maltby's port wing with all of its light ablaze, drawing enemy fire from the attacking bomber.

Dambusters - Moment of Truth by Ivan Berryman.
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 Rittmeister Karl Bolle Commander Jasta 2 early 1918.

Alone in a Winter Sky - Fokker Triplane DR1 by David Pentland. (P)
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 Watched by keen eyes, an Upkeep bomb arrives on the threshold to be loaded onto the special cradle beneath a Lancaster of 617 Dambusters Squadron on the eve of their perilous journey to the Ruhr Valley on the night of 16th May 1943 when the Möhne and Eder dams were breached under the codename Operation Chastise.

Bombing Up by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Originally conceived as a replacement for the US Army's ageing Bell UH-1s, the UH-60 Black Hawk first entered service in 1979 and has since served in almost every campaign that US and coalition forces have been involved with.  This UH60 is landing to pick up troops in Iraq in 2004.

Desert Hawk by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 A Wellington returns low over the calm, dawn water of the North Sea, vainly struggling to maintain both height and speed.

Dawn Return by Anthony Saunders (P)
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 Maurice <i>Peter</i> Brown damages a Dornier Do.17 in his 41 Squadron Spitfire on 30th September 1940.

Dorniers Demise by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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NAVAL PRINTS

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USS Maddox engaging North Vietnamese torpedo boats with 5-in gunfire, August 2nd, 1964, in the Gulf of Tonkin.

USS Maddox by Randall Wilson.
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One of the finest battleships of all time, Bismarck was built by the Blohm and Voss shipyard in Hamburg and launched in February 1939.  Her first duty was for commerce raiding in the north Atlantic.  Together with the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, the destroyers Z10, Z16 and Z23 and a minesweeper.  The Bismarck, commanded by Vice Admiral Gunther Lutjens, left her last anchorage at Grimstadt Fjord in Norway.  Once Bismarcks departure was confirmed all available British forces were deployed to meet the threat.  On the 24th of May 1941 the Bismarck sailed into naval history - sinking the battlescruiser and pride of the British fleet - HMS Hood.  But Bismarck would have little time to celebrate, she was sunk by a scorned British fleet three days later.  Here Bismarck is depicted on the evening of the 21st May 1941 entering the open sea on her fateful final voyage.

Bismarck - The Final Voyage by Anthony Saunders (P)
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 The largest and fastest of all the ships that took part in the Battle of Jutland, the elegant battle cruiser HMS Tiger was launched in 1913 and is easily recognisable by the unusual position of Q turret just aft of the third funnel, She is shown about  to pass beneath the Forth Bridge as she departs Rosyth for a sea trial

HMS Tiger by Ivan Berryman
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To increase the strength of the US fleet in the Pacific during the critical early months of the war, USS Indiana went through the Panama Canal.  On the 28th of November 1942 USS Indiana joined Rear Admiral Lee's aircraft carrier screening force.  For the next 11 months, USS Indiana helped protect USS Enterprise and USS Saratoga, which had been supporting the US invasion on the Solomon Islands.  On the 21st of October 1943 USS Indiana went to Pearl Harbor, but after only a couple of weeks left to support forces designated for the invasion of the Gilbert Islands.  The battleship protected the carriers which supported the Marines during the bloody fight for Tarawa atoll.  Then, in late January 1944, she bombarded Kwajalein for eight days prior to the  Marshall Island landings on 1st February 1944.  USS Indiana collided with the battleship USS Washington while refuelling destroyers, killing several men.  Temporary repairs to her starboard side were made at Majuro and USS Indiana returned to Pearl Harbor on 13th February 1944 for additional repair work.  The painting shows USS Indiana with one of the two carriers she protected.

USS Indiana, First Tour of Duty by Anthony Saunders (Y)
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Nimrod MR2P from 201 squadron based at RAF Kinloss, climbs away under full power during NATO exercises off the west coast of Scotland. The Nimrod has just completed simulated depth charge attacks on the fleet submarine HMS Spartan and is returning to Kinloss for breakfast. Spartan turns and heads for the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on the Gareloch.

Good Morning, Spartan by Robert Barbour.
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 HMS Dido was launched on 18th July 1939, she took part in the evacuation of troops and defense of Crete, where she was damaged on B gun, killing 46 men. HMS Dido took part in the second Battle of Sirte during 1942, she sank three supply ships off North Africa. She also took part in the Anzio landings and the invasion of Southern France in August 1944.

HMS Dido by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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  D for Donald of 270 squadron, Royal Air Force, out of Freetown, West Africa operating in the Atlantic Ocean. It was during routine operation search that D for Donald surprised U515 on the surface and immediately attacked the submarine. U515 in putting up stiff resistance blew a large hole in the hull of D for Donald and the magazine of the starboard side 0.5 twin Browning was hit and the subsequent shrapnel wounded both blister gunners. U515 escaped but was sunk by an American naval hunter group a year later. D for Donald limped back to base and managed to make the beach before it would sink completely.
Catalina Attack by John Wynne Hopkins (B)
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 Shows the action on 26th May 1941 by Swordfish from HMS Ark Royal on the German battleship Bismarck. Fresh from her triumphant encounter with HMS Hood, Bismarck was struck by Swordfishs torpedo which jammed her rudder and was finished off by the home fleet on 27th May 1941.
Sink the Bismarck by Geoff Lea. (Y)
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 Captain Fields 2 Scimitar and 2 Scorpion light tanks of 3 Troop The Blues and Royals along with the Milan platoon, provide vital covering fire for 2 Paras assault on the North Spur Wireless Ridge (Apple Pie) Following lessons learned at Goose Green additional support was available from artillery, mortars, machine guns and even HMS Ambuscade. Despite the attack being conducted at night, with frequent snow flurries, and minefields, all the objectives were taken, and at first light the road to Port Stanley lay open and unopposed.

Battle for Wireless Ridge, Falklands, 13th June 1982 by David Pentland. (Y)
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DHM622GL. M109 Guns of the 40th Field Regiment Royal Artillery Approaching the Basra Road, Kuwait, 28th February 1991.

M109 Guns of the 40th Field Regiment Royal Artillery Approaching the Basra Road, Kuwait, 28th February 1991. (GL)
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 Fought at Bouvines a village in Flanders (now part of France) Between the French army led by King Philip Augustus of France, against the combined forces of King John of England, The Holy Roman Emperor Otti IV, and Ferdinand Count of Flanders. Due to this French victory, Frederick of Hohenstaufen became Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II in 1215. and King John of England who could not wage war against France because of dwindling support was forced to sign the Magna Charter on June 15th 1215.

The Bataille de Bouvines 27th July 1214 by Horace Vernet. (Y)
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 In the Spring of 1854 the Seventeenth lancers, the Death or Glory Boys, a nickname derived from the regiments dashingly sinister skull and crossbones badge received orders to make ready for the Crimea. The Seventeenth was to be brigaded with the 8th and 11th Hussars and the 4th and 13th Light dragoons to comprise what was said at the time to be The finest Brigade of Light cavalry ever to leave the shores of England. Prior to departure for the front. The seventeenth is reviewed by its Colonel in Chief, the Duke of Cambridge wearing scarlet full dress in contrast to the dark blue of the seventeenth. A bit of swagger before the Charge which would secure the regiments place in history.

Last Review Before the Charge by Mark Churms. (Y)
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Battle of Prestonpans.  Bonnie Prince Charlie, after landing at Glenfinnan, in his bid to gain the British Throne.  Lord George Murray with an army of 2,000 Jacobites marched southward where they were meet  at Prestonpans by General  Sir John Cope and a Royal army of 3,000 men  On the 21st September.  The Jacobites charged the  government troops and routed them. hundreds of Government troops were killed or wounded and over 1,000 were captured. with the Jacobite losses less than 150.  With this victory Charles Edward Stuart and the Jacobite army marched southwards into England capturing the towns of Carlisle, Penrith, Lancaster and Preston and getting as far as Nottingham before lack of supplies and new recruits forced him to heads back to Scotland.  Through the early morning Autumn mist, Highlanders of the Appin Regiment abandon their plaids and rush headlong across fields of stubble into the stunned ranks of Jonny Copes army. The force sent by the Crown to destroy the rebellion and capture the Pretender is itself utterly routed in a matter of minutes.  The first major engagement of the uprising is a swift and complete victory for the Princes men. Except for the garrisons of Edinburgh, Stirling, Fort William and Fort Augustus, Scotland is now under the control of the Jacobites.

The Charge of the Highlanders at the Battle of Preston Pans, by Mark Churms.
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<b>One ex-display print with slights damage to the border, and light dents and scratches which would be unnoticeable once framed.</b>
The Wounded Cuirassier by Theodore Gericault. (Y)
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 Normandy, Mid-June 1944.  A REME Leyland Retriever mobile workshop truck and M7 Priest SP gun of 33rd Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division, disembark from an LST at one of the <i>Whale</i> floating roadways that made up the British Mulberry B harbour at Arromanches.

Arromanches by David Pentland. (P)
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 Crocket is shown at the Barricades at 6am on the 5th March 1836. The siege of the Alamo ended on March 6th, when the Mexican army attacked while the Alamo defenders were sleeping.   The garrison defenders awakened,  and the final fight began.  One of the women who were gathered in the chapel witnessed Crockett  running to his post, Crockett paused briefly in the chapel to pray.  But when the Mexican soldiers breached the outer walls of the Alamo complex, most of Crocket and the defending Texians fell back to the barracks and the chapel area which had been the plan.  Davy Crockett and his men were too far from the barracks to be able to take shelter and were the last remaining defenders within the mission to be in the open. The men desperatly defended the low wall in front of the church,  using their rifles as clubs and using there knives in close combat as the Mexican troops were too close and made it impossible to reload their rifles. After a volley of fire and a charge with fixed bayonets, Mexican soldiers pushed the few remaining Texans back toward the church and soon after the Battle for the Alamo had ended after lasting 90 minutes.  It is said that the body of Crockett was surrounded by up to 12 Mexican soldiers bodies and one with Crocketts knife in him.

Crocketts Last Sunrise, at the Battle of the Alamo by Mark Churms. (P)
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SPORT PRINTS

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 Kentucky - born Steve Cauthen was just 12 years old when his father Tex finally agreed to help the single-minded young man realise a burning ambition to become a jockey provided he didnt let success make him big-headed.  No parental proviso was ever more faithfully fulfilled.  In the year of his seventeenth birthday the kid rode 487 winners of 6 million dollars, including the U.S. Triple Crown on Affirmed.  He went on to captivate British hearts two years later.  By 1984 he was champion. But better was to come. No wonder the fairytale ingredients of 1985 have fired the imagination and talent of Peter Deighan to such compelling effect.

The Golden Boy by Peter Deighan.
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Lennox Lewis by Peter Deighan.
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Neil Hodgson puts in 100% to achieve Pole Position, his 1st Double Win, the 1st Win for the Ducati 999 and the race and lap record at Valencia, March 2003.
One Hundred Percent by Dave Foord.
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B45. David Coulthard/ Williams FW.17 by Ivan Berryman

David Coulthard/ Williams FW.17 by Ivan Berryman
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Saturday, 1 September, 2001.  Germany had only ever lost one World Cup qualifier at home in their history - but suddenly they were torn apart by an England team playing great attacking football  in Munich.  Coming from behind, Michael Owen blasted a stunning hat-trick, with Steven Gerrard  scoring England's 2nd and Heskey scoring the 5th goal, making the final score 5 - 1 to England.  This superb painting by Darren Baker shows Heskey celebrating his goal with a jubilant Owen and Beckham also celebrating.  <br><br>Germany: Kahn, Worns, Linke, Nowotny, Boehme, Hamann, Rehmer, Ballack, Deisler, Jancker, Neuville. <br><br>England: Seaman, G Neville, Ferdinand, Campbell, A Cole, Barmby, Scholes, Gerrard, Beckham, Heskey, Owen.
England v Germany 5 - 1 by Darren Baker
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B49. Damon Hill/ Williams FW.17 by Ivan Berryman

Damon Hill/ Williams FW.17 by Ivan Berryman
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B47. Eddie Irvine/ Ferrari F.310. by Ivan Berryman.

Eddie Irvine/ Ferrari F.310. by Ivan Berryman.
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SPC5008. Neil Lennon by Gary Brandham.

Neil Lennon by Gary Brandham.
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