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Thornycroft - World Naval Ships Directory

Thornycroft

Builder : Thornycroft
Country : UK

Ships built by Thornycroft (ordered by launch date)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMAS Nepean1884Constructed for the Victorian Naval Forces and later operated by the Commonwealth Naval Forces and the Royal Australian Navy. Scrapped 1913.
HMS Mosquito16th July 1884Sold 1912.
HMS Daring23rd November 1893Sold 10th April 1912
HMS Speedy18th May 1893Sunk 1914.
HMS Ardent16th October 1894Sold 10th October 1911.
HMS Boxer28th November 1894Sunk in collision with ambulance transport ship SS Patrick in English Channel 8th February 1918.
HMS Decoy2nd August 1894Sunk in collision 13th August 1904.
HMS Bruizer27th February 1895Sold 26th May 1914.
HMS Foam8th October 1896Sold for scrap May 1914
HMS Mallard19th November 1896Sold for scrap 1920
HMS Desperate15th February 1896Sold 20th May 1920.
HMS Fame15th April 1896Sold 31st September 1921.
HMS Woodlark1897Scrapped July 1928.
HMS Coquette25th November 1897Sunk 7th March 1916.
HMS Angler2nd February 1897Sold 20th May 1920.
HMS Ariel5th March 1897Wrecked at Malta 19th April 1907.
HMS Albatross19th July 1898Sold 7th June 1920.
HMS Albatross19th July 1898Sold 7th June 1920.
HMS Cygnet3rd September 1898Sold 29th April 1920.
HMS Cynthia3rd September 1898Sold 29th April 1920.
HMS Stag18th November 1899Sold for scrap 17th March 1921.
HMS Kennet4th December 1903Sold for breaking December 1919
HMS Chelmer8th December 1904Sold for breaking June 1920
HMS Jed16th February 1904Sold for breaking July 1920.
HMS Colne21st February 1905Sold 4th November 1919.
HMS Tartar25th June 1907Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Amazon29th July 1908Sold 22nd October 1919.
HMS Nubian20th April 1909Bow destroyed by torpedo 27th October 1916. Stern paired with forward section of HMS Zulu to become HMS Zubian, 1917.
HMS Lyra4th October 1910Sold for breaking May 1921
HMS Martin15th December 1910Sold 21st August 1920.
HMS Savage10th March 1910Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Larne23rd August 1910Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Ariel1st January 1911Mined while minelaying in North Sea 2 August 1918
HMS Minstrel2nd February 1911Sold for breaking December 1921
HMS Acheron27th June 1911Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Hardy10th October 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Victor28th November 1913Sold 20th January 1923.
HMS Paragon21st February 1913Torpedoed and sunk in the Straits of Dover 18 March 1917
HMS Porpoise21st July 1913Sold to Brazil (Alexandrino Dealenca) later (Maranhao) 23rd February 1920.
HMS Unity19th September 1913Sold 25th October 1922.
HMS Lance25th February 1914Sold 5th November 1921.
HMS Lookout27th April 1914Sold 24th August 1922.
HMS Meteor24th July 1914Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Mastiff5th September 1914Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Munster24th November 1915Sold 15th November 1921.
HMS Michael19th May 1915Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Milbrook12th July 1915Sold for scrap 22nd September 1921.
HMS Minion11th September 1915Sold for breaking 8 November 1921
HMS Nepean22nd January 1916Sold 15th November 1921.
HMS Rosalind14th October 1916Sold for breaking 13 July 1926
HMS Radiant5th November 1916Sold to Siam (Phra Ruang) September 1920.
HMS F319th February 1916Scrapped 1920
HMS Nereus24th February 1916Sold for scrap 15th November 1921.
HMS E3318th April 1916Scrapped September 1922
HMS Patriot20th April 1916To Canada (Patriot) September 1920.
HMS Patrician5th June 1916To Canada (Patrician) September 1920.
HMS Rapid15th July 1916Sold 20th April 1927
HMS Ready26th August 1916Sold 13th July 1926.
HMS Retriever15th January 1917Sold 26th July 1927.
HMS E3427th January 1917Sunk 20 July 1918
HMS Viceroy17th November 1917Sold for scrap 17th May 1947.
HMS Viscount29th December 1917Sold for scrap 20th March 1945.
HMS Taurus10th March 1917Sold for breaking 18 February 1930
HMS Teazer21st April 1917Sold 6th February 1931.
HMS Shakespeare7th July 1917Scrapped 2nd September 1936.
HMS Spenser22nd September 1917Sold for breaking September 1936
HMS Wallace26th October 1918Sold for scrap 20th March 1945.
HMS Toreador7th December 1918To Canada (Vancouver) 1st March 1928.
HMS Wolsey16th March 1918Sold for scrap, 4th March 1947.
HMS Woolston27th April 1918Sold for scrap, 18th February 1947.
HMS Speedy1st June 1918Sunk in collision 24th September 1922.
HMS Tobago15th July 1918Damaged by mine 12 November 1920 and declared constructive total loss. Sold February 1922
HMS Witch11th November 1919Sold for scrap 12th July 1946.
HMS Roysterer4th February 1919Sold for scrap 1954
HMS Torbay6th March 1919To Canada (Champlain) 1st March 1928.
HMS Tourmaline14th April 1919Sold for breaking 28 November 1931
HMS Wishart18th July 1919Scrapped 20th Mach 1945.
Alexandrino Dealenca *23rd February 1920Purchased from UK (ex - Porpoise) 23rd February 1920. Discarded 1945.
HMS Keppel23rd April 1920Sold for scrap 25th July 1945 at Barrow.
HMCS Patrician *September 1920From UK (ex - Patrician) September 1920. Scrapped 1929.
Phra Ruang *September 1920Purchased from UK (ex - Radiant) September 1920. Decommissioned 1957, fate unknown.
HMCS Patriot *September 1920From UK (ex - Patriot) September 1920. Sold 1929.
HMS Rooke16th September 1920Renamed Broke 13th April 1921 after launch, completed 20 January 1925.
HMS Broke *13th April 1921Launched as HMS Rooke on 16th September 1920 and renamed (ex - Rooke) 13th April 1921. She was completed at HM Dockyard, Pembroke Dock as an economy measure.
HMS Amazon27th January 1926Scrapped 6th October 1948.
HMCS Vancouver *1st March 1928From UK (ex - Toreador) 1st March 1928. Scrapped 24th April 1937.
HMCS Champlain *1st March 1928From UK (ex - Torbay) 1st March 1928. Sold 1937.
HMCS Skeena *10th October 1930Wrecked 25th October 1944 during a storm off Reykjavķk, Iceland.
HMS Acheron18th March 1930Sunk 17th December 1940.
HMCS Saguenay11th July 1930Sold for scrap 17th July 1948.
HMS Daring7th April 1932Sunk 18th February 1940.
HMS Decoy7th June 1932To Canada (Kootenay) 12th Arpil 1943.
HMS Harrier17th April 1934Sold for scrap 6th June 1950.
HMS Hussar27th August 1934Sunk by friendly fire from RAF Typhoons off the Normandy coast on 27th August 1944.
HMS Glowworm22nd July 1935Sunk 8th April 1940.
HMS Grafton18th September 1935Sunk 29th May 1940.
HMS Kittiwake30th November 1936Sold privately (Tuch Shing) 1946.
HMS Sheldrake28th January 1937Sold privately (Tuck Loon) 12th August 1946.
HMS Mohawk15th October 1937Lost 16 April 1941
HMS Nubian21st December 1937Scrapped 11th June 1949.
HMS Dragonfly8th December 1938Damaged by air attacks off east of Sumatra. Sank at anchor 14 February 1942
HMS Pelican12th September 1938Scrapped 29th November 1958
HMS Grasshopper19th January 1939Sunk by Japanse aircraft off Rusuk Buaja Island 14 February 1942
HMS Highlander19th October 1939Sold for scrap 27 May 1946
HMS Kashmir4th April 1939Bombed and sunk 23 May 1941
HMS Kimberley1st June 1939Sold for scrap 30th March 1949.
HMS Hearty4th September 1939Ordered by Brazil and laid down as Juruena on 6th July 1938. Requisitioned and renamed Hearty 4th September 1939 and commissioned 22nd January 1940. Renamed HMS Hesperus after completion on 27 February 1940. Scrapped 1946.
HMS Norman30th October 1940Crewed by Royal Australian Navy personnel from commissioning, returned to the Royal Navy in October 1945. Scrapped 1st April 1958.
HMS Hesperus27th February 1940Laid down as Juruena for Brazil 6th July 1938, renamed Hearty September 1939, renamed Hesperus 27th February 1940. Scrapped 26th November 1946
HMS Latona20th August 1940Sunk 25th October 1941.
HMS Nepal4th December 1941Served with the Royal Australian Navy from commissioning, returned to Royal Navy in 1945. Scrapped 16th January 1956.
HMS Lauderdale5th August 1941To Greece (Aigaion) 4th May 1946.
HMS Ledbury27th September 1941Scrapped May 1958.
HMS Opportune24th January 1942Scrapped 25th November 1955.
HMIS Narbada21st November 1942To Pakistan (Jhelum) 1948.
HMS Orwell2nd April 1942Scrapped 28th June 1965.
HMS Brecon27th June 1942Scrapped 17th September 1962.
HMS Brissenden15th September 1942Scrapped 3rd March 1965.
HMS Zest14th October 1943Reclassified as Frigate, 1956. Scrapped 24th July 1970.
HMS Peacock11th December 1943Scrapped 7 May 1958
HMIS Godavari21st March 1943To Pakistan (Sind) 1948.
HMS Magpie24th March 1943Broken up July 1959
HMCS Kootenay *12th April 1943From UK (ex - Decoy) 12th April 1943. Sold 28th January 1946.
HMS Ursa1st June 1943Reclassified as Frigate, 1954. Scrapped 25th September 1967.
HMS Undine1st June 1943Scrapped 15th November 1965.
HMS Charity30th November 1944To Pakistan (Shah Jehan) 16th October 1958.
HMS Zodiac11th March 1944Tranferred to Israel (Yaffa), 15th July 1955.
HMS Chaplet18th July 1944Scrapped 6th November 1965.
HMS Crossbow20th December 1945Scrapped 14th December 1971.
HMS Comus14th March 1945Scrapped 1958
HMS Corso14th July 1945Renamed Concord June 1946 before completion.
HMS Actaeon25th July 1945To (West) Germany (Hipper) 9th December 1958.
HMS CulverinMarch 1946Scrapped March 1946.
Aigaion *4th May 1946From UK ex Lauderdale. Scrapped 1960.
HMS Concord *June 1946Laid down 16th November 1943 and launched 14th May 1945, renamed (ex - Corso) June 1946. Scrapped 22nd October 1962.
PNS Jhelum *1948From India (Narbada) 1948. Scrapped July 1959.
PNS Sind *1948From India (ex - Godavari) 1948. Sold 1959.
HMS Duchess9th April 1951To Australia (Duchess) 8th May 1964.
HMS Coniston9th July 1952Scrapped 1970.
HMS Gay Centurion3rd September 1952Sold 31 January 1962
HMS Gay Caribineer22nd January 1953Sold 31 July 1963
HMS Alcaston5th January 1953To Australia (Snipe) 30th June 1961.
HMS Derriton22nd December 1953Renamed Killicrankie 1955, renamed Derriton 1960. Scrapped 1971
HMS Alfriston29th April 1953Renamed Warsash May 1954.
HMS Warmingham23rd April 1954Sold 1983
HMS Warsash *May 1954Renamed (ex - Alfriston) May 1954. Renamed Alfriston 1958.
HMS Highburton2nd June 1954Scrapped July 1978.
HMS Oulston20th July 1954Sold to Ireland 1970, renamed Grainne
HMS Hickleton26th January 1955Sold to Argentina 1967, renamed Neuquen
HMS Blackwood4th October 1955Scrapped November 1976.
HMS Bossington2nd December 1955Sold for scrap November 1988.
HMS Blaxton21st June 1955Sold to Ireland 1 January 1970 renamed Fola
Yaffa *15th July 1955From UK (Zodiac) 15th July 1955. Sunk as target 1973.
HMS Walkerton21st November 1956Scrapped 20th December 1990.
HMS Upton15th March 1956Scrapped 22nd October 1991.
HMS Puttenham25th June 1956Sold 1980
HMS Dark Killer26th September 1956Sold February 1966
HMS Dark Hussar16th May 1957Sold February 1966
HMS Duncan30th May 1957Scrapped February 1985.
HMS Alfriston *1958Renamed (ex - Warsash) 1958. Renamed Kilmorey 1961.
PNS Shah Jehan *16th December 1958From UK (ex - Charity) 16th December 1958. Sunk 4th December 1971.
Hipper *9th December 1958From UK (ex - Actaeon) 9th December 1958. Hulked 31st July 1964. Sold for scrap 25th October 1967.
HMS Crofton7th March 1958Scrapped 1987
HMS Gurkha10th July 1960Sold to Indonesia (Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohannes) April 1984. Laid up 1999.
HMS Kilmorey *1961Renamed (ex - Alfriston) 1961. Renamed Alfriston 1975.
HMAS Snipe30th June 1961Acquired 5th June 1961 from UK (ex - Alcaston). Scrapped 1988.
HMAS Duchess *8th May 1964Acquired 8th May 1964 (ex - British HMS Duchess). Scrapped 7 May 1980.
HMS Juno24th November 1965Scrapped 1994.
HMS Abdiel27th January 1967Scrapped 6th September 1988 @ Santander
HMS Alfriston *1975Renamed (ex - Kilmorey) 1975. Scrapped 28th December 1988.
Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohannes *April 1984Purchased from UK (ex - Gurkha) April 1984. Deleted 2000.
HMS Quorn23rd January 1988
HMS Sandown18th April 1988To Estonia (Admiral Cowan) April 2006.
HMS Cromer6th October 1990Decommissioned 2001 and renamed Hindostan July 2002, as she is not a commissioned ship, she is not prefixed HMS.
HMS Inverness27th February 1990To Estonia (Sakala) 24th January 2008.
HMS Walney25th November 1991Decommissioned 15th October 2010.
HMS Bridport20th July 1992Paid off 31st March 2003. To Estonia (Ugandi) 2006.
HMS Pembroke15th December 1997
HMS Penzance11th March 1997
HMS Grimsby10th August 1998
HMS Ramsey25th November 1999
HMS Bangor16th April 1999
HMS Blyth4th July 2000
HMS Hindostan *July 2002Decommissioned as Cromer 2001, renamed and converted for use as a training ship, moored in the River Dart at Sandquay, at the BRNC.
EML Ugandi *2006From UK (ex - Bridport) 2006.
EML Admiral Cowan *April 2006From UK (ex - Sandown) April 2006.
EML Sakala *24th January 2008From UK (ex Inverness) 24th January 2008.

Ships built by Thornycroft(ordered by name)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMS Abdiel27th January 1967Scrapped 6th September 1988 @ Santander
HMS Acheron18th March 1930Sunk 17th December 1940.
HMS Acheron27th June 1911Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Actaeon25th July 1945To (West) Germany (Hipper) 9th December 1958.
EML Admiral Cowan *April 2006From UK (ex - Sandown) April 2006.
Aigaion *4th May 1946From UK ex Lauderdale. Scrapped 1960.
HMS Albatross19th July 1898Sold 7th June 1920.
HMS Albatross19th July 1898Sold 7th June 1920.
HMS Alcaston5th January 1953To Australia (Snipe) 30th June 1961.
Alexandrino Dealenca *23rd February 1920Purchased from UK (ex - Porpoise) 23rd February 1920. Discarded 1945.
HMS Alfriston29th April 1953Renamed Warsash May 1954.
HMS Alfriston *1958Renamed (ex - Warsash) 1958. Renamed Kilmorey 1961.
HMS Alfriston *1975Renamed (ex - Kilmorey) 1975. Scrapped 28th December 1988.
HMS Amazon27th January 1926Scrapped 6th October 1948.
HMS Amazon29th July 1908Sold 22nd October 1919.
HMS Angler2nd February 1897Sold 20th May 1920.
HMS Ardent16th October 1894Sold 10th October 1911.
HMS Ariel1st January 1911Mined while minelaying in North Sea 2 August 1918
HMS Ariel5th March 1897Wrecked at Malta 19th April 1907.
HMS Bangor16th April 1999
HMS Blackwood4th October 1955Scrapped November 1976.
HMS Blaxton21st June 1955Sold to Ireland 1 January 1970 renamed Fola
HMS Blyth4th July 2000
HMS Bossington2nd December 1955Sold for scrap November 1988.
HMS Boxer28th November 1894Sunk in collision with ambulance transport ship SS Patrick in English Channel 8th February 1918.
HMS Brecon27th June 1942Scrapped 17th September 1962.
HMS Bridport20th July 1992Paid off 31st March 2003. To Estonia (Ugandi) 2006.
HMS Brissenden15th September 1942Scrapped 3rd March 1965.
HMS Broke *13th April 1921Launched as HMS Rooke on 16th September 1920 and renamed (ex - Rooke) 13th April 1921. She was completed at HM Dockyard, Pembroke Dock as an economy measure.
HMS Bruizer27th February 1895Sold 26th May 1914.
HMCS Champlain *1st March 1928From UK (ex - Torbay) 1st March 1928. Sold 1937.
HMS Chaplet18th July 1944Scrapped 6th November 1965.
HMS Charity30th November 1944To Pakistan (Shah Jehan) 16th October 1958.
HMS Chelmer8th December 1904Sold for breaking June 1920
HMS Colne21st February 1905Sold 4th November 1919.
HMS Comus14th March 1945Scrapped 1958
HMS Concord *June 1946Laid down 16th November 1943 and launched 14th May 1945, renamed (ex - Corso) June 1946. Scrapped 22nd October 1962.
HMS Coniston9th July 1952Scrapped 1970.
HMS Coquette25th November 1897Sunk 7th March 1916.
HMS Corso14th July 1945Renamed Concord June 1946 before completion.
HMS Crofton7th March 1958Scrapped 1987
HMS Cromer6th October 1990Decommissioned 2001 and renamed Hindostan July 2002, as she is not a commissioned ship, she is not prefixed HMS.
HMS Crossbow20th December 1945Scrapped 14th December 1971.
HMS CulverinMarch 1946Scrapped March 1946.
HMS Cygnet3rd September 1898Sold 29th April 1920.
HMS Cynthia3rd September 1898Sold 29th April 1920.
HMS Daring7th April 1932Sunk 18th February 1940.
HMS Daring23rd November 1893Sold 10th April 1912
HMS Dark Hussar16th May 1957Sold February 1966
HMS Dark Killer26th September 1956Sold February 1966
HMS Decoy2nd August 1894Sunk in collision 13th August 1904.
HMS Decoy7th June 1932To Canada (Kootenay) 12th Arpil 1943.
HMS Derriton22nd December 1953Renamed Killicrankie 1955, renamed Derriton 1960. Scrapped 1971
HMS Desperate15th February 1896Sold 20th May 1920.
HMS Dragonfly8th December 1938Damaged by air attacks off east of Sumatra. Sank at anchor 14 February 1942
HMS Duchess9th April 1951To Australia (Duchess) 8th May 1964.
HMAS Duchess *8th May 1964Acquired 8th May 1964 (ex - British HMS Duchess). Scrapped 7 May 1980.
HMS Duncan30th May 1957Scrapped February 1985.
HMS E3318th April 1916Scrapped September 1922
HMS E3427th January 1917Sunk 20 July 1918
HMS F319th February 1916Scrapped 1920
HMS Fame15th April 1896Sold 31st September 1921.
HMS Foam8th October 1896Sold for scrap May 1914
HMS Gay Caribineer22nd January 1953Sold 31 July 1963
HMS Gay Centurion3rd September 1952Sold 31 January 1962
HMS Glowworm22nd July 1935Sunk 8th April 1940.
HMIS Godavari21st March 1943To Pakistan (Sind) 1948.
HMS Grafton18th September 1935Sunk 29th May 1940.
HMS Grasshopper19th January 1939Sunk by Japanse aircraft off Rusuk Buaja Island 14 February 1942
HMS Grimsby10th August 1998
HMS Gurkha10th July 1960Sold to Indonesia (Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohannes) April 1984. Laid up 1999.
HMS Hardy10th October 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Harrier17th April 1934Sold for scrap 6th June 1950.
HMS Hearty4th September 1939Ordered by Brazil and laid down as Juruena on 6th July 1938. Requisitioned and renamed Hearty 4th September 1939 and commissioned 22nd January 1940. Renamed HMS Hesperus after completion on 27 February 1940. Scrapped 1946.
HMS Hesperus27th February 1940Laid down as Juruena for Brazil 6th July 1938, renamed Hearty September 1939, renamed Hesperus 27th February 1940. Scrapped 26th November 1946
HMS Hickleton26th January 1955Sold to Argentina 1967, renamed Neuquen
HMS Highburton2nd June 1954Scrapped July 1978.
HMS Highlander19th October 1939Sold for scrap 27 May 1946
HMS Hindostan *July 2002Decommissioned as Cromer 2001, renamed and converted for use as a training ship, moored in the River Dart at Sandquay, at the BRNC.
Hipper *9th December 1958From UK (ex - Actaeon) 9th December 1958. Hulked 31st July 1964. Sold for scrap 25th October 1967.
HMS Hussar27th August 1934Sunk by friendly fire from RAF Typhoons off the Normandy coast on 27th August 1944.
HMS Inverness27th February 1990To Estonia (Sakala) 24th January 2008.
HMS Jed16th February 1904Sold for breaking July 1920.
PNS Jhelum *1948From India (Narbada) 1948. Scrapped July 1959.
HMS Juno24th November 1965Scrapped 1994.
HMS Kashmir4th April 1939Bombed and sunk 23 May 1941
HMS Kennet4th December 1903Sold for breaking December 1919
HMS Keppel23rd April 1920Sold for scrap 25th July 1945 at Barrow.
HMS Kilmorey *1961Renamed (ex - Alfriston) 1961. Renamed Alfriston 1975.
HMS Kimberley1st June 1939Sold for scrap 30th March 1949.
HMS Kittiwake30th November 1936Sold privately (Tuch Shing) 1946.
HMCS Kootenay *12th April 1943From UK (ex - Decoy) 12th April 1943. Sold 28th January 1946.
HMS Lance25th February 1914Sold 5th November 1921.
HMS Larne23rd August 1910Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Latona20th August 1940Sunk 25th October 1941.
HMS Lauderdale5th August 1941To Greece (Aigaion) 4th May 1946.
HMS Ledbury27th September 1941Scrapped May 1958.
HMS Lookout27th April 1914Sold 24th August 1922.
HMS Lyra4th October 1910Sold for breaking May 1921
HMS Magpie24th March 1943Broken up July 1959
HMS Mallard19th November 1896Sold for scrap 1920
HMS Martin15th December 1910Sold 21st August 1920.
HMS Mastiff5th September 1914Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Meteor24th July 1914Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Michael19th May 1915Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Milbrook12th July 1915Sold for scrap 22nd September 1921.
HMS Minion11th September 1915Sold for breaking 8 November 1921
HMS Minstrel2nd February 1911Sold for breaking December 1921
HMS Mohawk15th October 1937Lost 16 April 1941
HMS Mosquito16th July 1884Sold 1912.
HMS Munster24th November 1915Sold 15th November 1921.
HMIS Narbada21st November 1942To Pakistan (Jhelum) 1948.
HMS Nepal4th December 1941Served with the Royal Australian Navy from commissioning, returned to Royal Navy in 1945. Scrapped 16th January 1956.
HMAS Nepean1884Constructed for the Victorian Naval Forces and later operated by the Commonwealth Naval Forces and the Royal Australian Navy. Scrapped 1913.
HMS Nepean22nd January 1916Sold 15th November 1921.
HMS Nereus24th February 1916Sold for scrap 15th November 1921.
HMS Norman30th October 1940Crewed by Royal Australian Navy personnel from commissioning, returned to the Royal Navy in October 1945. Scrapped 1st April 1958.
HMS Nubian21st December 1937Scrapped 11th June 1949.
HMS Nubian20th April 1909Bow destroyed by torpedo 27th October 1916. Stern paired with forward section of HMS Zulu to become HMS Zubian, 1917.
HMS Opportune24th January 1942Scrapped 25th November 1955.
HMS Orwell2nd April 1942Scrapped 28th June 1965.
HMS Oulston20th July 1954Sold to Ireland 1970, renamed Grainne
HMS Paragon21st February 1913Torpedoed and sunk in the Straits of Dover 18 March 1917
HMS Patrician5th June 1916To Canada (Patrician) September 1920.
HMCS Patrician *September 1920From UK (ex - Patrician) September 1920. Scrapped 1929.
HMCS Patriot *September 1920From UK (ex - Patriot) September 1920. Sold 1929.
HMS Patriot20th April 1916To Canada (Patriot) September 1920.
HMS Peacock11th December 1943Scrapped 7 May 1958
HMS Pelican12th September 1938Scrapped 29th November 1958
HMS Pembroke15th December 1997
HMS Penzance11th March 1997
Phra Ruang *September 1920Purchased from UK (ex - Radiant) September 1920. Decommissioned 1957, fate unknown.
HMS Porpoise21st July 1913Sold to Brazil (Alexandrino Dealenca) later (Maranhao) 23rd February 1920.
HMS Puttenham25th June 1956Sold 1980
HMS Quorn23rd January 1988
HMS Radiant5th November 1916Sold to Siam (Phra Ruang) September 1920.
HMS Ramsey25th November 1999
HMS Rapid15th July 1916Sold 20th April 1927
HMS Ready26th August 1916Sold 13th July 1926.
HMS Retriever15th January 1917Sold 26th July 1927.
HMS Rooke16th September 1920Renamed Broke 13th April 1921 after launch, completed 20 January 1925.
HMS Rosalind14th October 1916Sold for breaking 13 July 1926
HMS Roysterer4th February 1919Sold for scrap 1954
HMCS Saguenay11th July 1930Sold for scrap 17th July 1948.
EML Sakala *24th January 2008From UK (ex Inverness) 24th January 2008.
HMS Sandown18th April 1988To Estonia (Admiral Cowan) April 2006.
HMS Savage10th March 1910Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
PNS Shah Jehan *16th December 1958From UK (ex - Charity) 16th December 1958. Sunk 4th December 1971.
HMS Shakespeare7th July 1917Scrapped 2nd September 1936.
HMS Sheldrake28th January 1937Sold privately (Tuck Loon) 12th August 1946.
PNS Sind *1948From India (ex - Godavari) 1948. Sold 1959.
HMCS Skeena *10th October 1930Wrecked 25th October 1944 during a storm off Reykjavķk, Iceland.
HMAS Snipe30th June 1961Acquired 5th June 1961 from UK (ex - Alcaston). Scrapped 1988.
HMS Speedy1st June 1918Sunk in collision 24th September 1922.
HMS Speedy18th May 1893Sunk 1914.
HMS Spenser22nd September 1917Sold for breaking September 1936
HMS Stag18th November 1899Sold for scrap 17th March 1921.
HMS Tartar25th June 1907Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Taurus10th March 1917Sold for breaking 18 February 1930
HMS Teazer21st April 1917Sold 6th February 1931.
HMS Tobago15th July 1918Damaged by mine 12 November 1920 and declared constructive total loss. Sold February 1922
HMS Torbay6th March 1919To Canada (Champlain) 1st March 1928.
HMS Toreador7th December 1918To Canada (Vancouver) 1st March 1928.
HMS Tourmaline14th April 1919Sold for breaking 28 November 1931
EML Ugandi *2006From UK (ex - Bridport) 2006.
HMS Undine1st June 1943Scrapped 15th November 1965.
HMS Unity19th September 1913Sold 25th October 1922.
HMS Upton15th March 1956Scrapped 22nd October 1991.
HMS Ursa1st June 1943Reclassified as Frigate, 1954. Scrapped 25th September 1967.
HMCS Vancouver *1st March 1928From UK (ex - Toreador) 1st March 1928. Scrapped 24th April 1937.
HMS Viceroy17th November 1917Sold for scrap 17th May 1947.
HMS Victor28th November 1913Sold 20th January 1923.
HMS Viscount29th December 1917Sold for scrap 20th March 1945.
HMS Walkerton21st November 1956Scrapped 20th December 1990.
HMS Wallace26th October 1918Sold for scrap 20th March 1945.
HMS Walney25th November 1991Decommissioned 15th October 2010.
HMS Warmingham23rd April 1954Sold 1983
HMS Warsash *May 1954Renamed (ex - Alfriston) May 1954. Renamed Alfriston 1958.
Wilhelmus Zakarias Yohannes *April 1984Purchased from UK (ex - Gurkha) April 1984. Deleted 2000.
HMS Wishart18th July 1919Scrapped 20th Mach 1945.
HMS Witch11th November 1919Sold for scrap 12th July 1946.
HMS Wolsey16th March 1918Sold for scrap, 4th March 1947.
HMS Woodlark1897Scrapped July 1928.
HMS Woolston27th April 1918Sold for scrap, 18th February 1947.
Yaffa *15th July 1955From UK (Zodiac) 15th July 1955. Sunk as target 1973.
HMS Zest14th October 1943Reclassified as Frigate, 1956. Scrapped 24th July 1970.
HMS Zodiac11th March 1944Tranferred to Israel (Yaffa), 15th July 1955.

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Ground Force by Ivan Berryman. (B)
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 On the night of 12th September 1944, Lancaster NF958 (LS-M) of No.15 Sqn was lost in the skies above Mannheim when it was attacked by the Messerschmitt Bf.110G-2 of Ofw Ludwig Schmidt of II/NGJ 6, the bomber receiving hits to the bomb bay which ignited the incendiaries still in their racks.  Five of the crew bailed out and were taken prisoner of war once captured.  The pilot, F/O Norman Overend RNZAF, did not escape the aircraft.  Flt Sgt Harry A Beverton was seen to leave the stricken Lancaster but was not seen again.<br><br><b>Crew of <i>Lancaster LS-M</i> :</b><br><br>F/O Norman Overend RNZAF<br>Sgt Barry J Howarth <i>(survived)</i><br>Sgt George B Thomson <i>(survived)</i><br>Flt Sgt John D Jones <i>(survived)</i><br>Flt Sgt Robert P E Kendall <i>(survived)</i><br>Flt Sgt Harry A Beverton<br>Sgt I Spagatner <i>(survived)</i>.

Incident over Mannheim by Ivan Berryman.
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Two F14 Tomcats of VF-1 pass in close formation over the stern of the veteran USS Ranger (CV-61)

USS Ranger by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 With a final 47 victories to his credit, Robert Alexander Little was one of the highest-scoring British aces of World War 1, beginning his career with the famous No 8 (Naval) Squadron in 1916, flying Sopwith Pup N5182, as shown here. On 21st April 1917, he was attacked and shot down by six aircraft of Jasta Boelke, Little being thrown from the cockpit of his Sopwith Camel on impact with the ground. As the German aircraft swooped in to rake the wreckage with machine gun fire, Little pulled his Webley from its holster and began returning fire before being assisted by British infantry with their Lewis guns. Such was the character of this great pilot who finally met his death whilst attacking Gotha bombers on the night of 27th May 1918.

Captain Robert Little by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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 Albatros DV piloted by Austro-Hungarian Ace Lt. Josef Kiss, Austrian Alps in December 1917.

Christmas Kiss - Albatros DV by David Pentland.
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 With HMS Warspite keeping a watchful eye off her port bow, the Illustrious class carrier HMS Formidable prepares to recover a Fairey Albacore TB MK1 of No. 826 sqn. following a vital sortie against Italian shipping at the start of the Battle of Cape Matapan in march 1941. Led by Lt Cdr W G H Saunt DSC, Formidables Albacores launched torpedo attacks on the battleship Vittorio Veneto, seriously damaging her, despite coming under intense anti aircraft fire and a splash barrage of 15-inch shells.

HMS Formidable by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 Messerschmitt Me262B-1a/U1 of 10 Staffel, Natchjagdgeschwader 11.

Messerschmitt Me262B-1a/U1 by Ivan Berryman.
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 Designed by the great Ernst Heinkel, the diminutive D.1 was an essential stop-gap that provided the Austro-Hungarian pilots with a front line fighter until they were able to re-equip with Albatros scouts in the Summer of 1917. This little aircraft performed well and was generally held in high regard by its pilots, although it did have some shortcomings, namely that forward vision was extremely limited and the Schwarzloses gun was completely concealed in the overwing pod that made it inaccessible in the air. Most unusual of all was its interplane strut arrangement, designed to reduce drag, which gave it the nicknames Starstrutter or Spider. These examples are shown passing above the German cruiser Derfflinger. 

Brandenburg D.1 by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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NAVAL PRINTS

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 Having played a vital part in the battle for the Mediterranean for over two years, HMS Ark Royal finally succumbed to a U-Boats torpedo in November 1941. She is shown here with a pair of Swordfish Mk1s of 821 Sqn ranged on the deck, passing the cruiser HMS Sheffield off the Mole, Gibraltar, earlier that same year.

HMS Ark Royal and HMS Sheffield off the Mole, Gibraltar by Ivan Berryman (Y)
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 On 20th October 1943, Wildcat and Avenger aircraft from the Carrier US Core, on patrol north of the Azores, surprised U378, a type VIIC U-boat which had been active in that area. The element of surprise was so complete that the submarines guns remained unmanned throughout the action.
The Element of Surprise by Robert Barbour.
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 HMS Prince of Wales enters Valetta harbour, Malta.

Enter the Prince by Anthony Saunders. (Y)
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 The mighty Bismarck returns fire to the fast-approaching HMS Hood a the start of a battle that would see both adversaries tragically sunk.

Bismarck Replies to HMS Hood by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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 The Type VII U-Boat became the standard design for German submarine warfare during the Second World War, sometimes hunting in packs, but more often alone. This Type VIIC has just claimed another victim, surfacing under the cover of night to observe the fiery demise of another victim.

Lone Wolf by Ivan Berryman.
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 The heavy cruiser HMS Dorsetshire is brought up to sink the blazing wreck of the Bismarck with torpedoes at around 10:30 hours on the morning of May 27th 1941.  The once proud German ship had been ruthlessly pounded into a twisted and burning wreck by the British battleships Rodney and King George V.  HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Maori combed the area of the sinking for survivors, between them picking up a total of 110 out of an original complement of 2,300.

HMS Dorsetshire (The End of the Bismarck) by Ivan Berryman.
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 Launched on the Clyde on 1st February 2006, HMS Daring was the first of six Type 45 AAW destroyers ordered for the Royal Navy, the type representing a massive leap forward in technology and capability.  HMS Daring was officially handed over to the Royal Navy on 10th December 2008 and is depicted here in liaison with a Merlin helicopter.

HMS Daring by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Type 42 HMS Southampton (D90), Type 22 Beaver (F93), Type 42 Manchester (D95) and Type 21 Amazon (F169) formate during a World cruise on which they visited 17 countries in 9 months.

Around the World by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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MILITARY PRINTS

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The Romans have abducted the daughters of their neighbors, the Sabines.  To avenge this abduction, the Sabines attacked Rome, although not immediately, since Hersilia, the daughter of Tatius, the leader of the Sabines, had been married to Romulus, the Roman leader, and then had two children by him in the interim.  Here we see Hersilia between her father and husband as she adjures the warriors on both sides not to take wives away from their husbands or mothers away from their children.  The other Sabine Women join in her exhortations.

The Sabine Women by Jacques Louis David. (Y)
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 Pioneers were among the first British troops to land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, by 1st August 1944 there were over 35,500 pioneers in Normandy. The painting shows the various activities of the pioneers during the D-Day landings.

Sword Beach by Terence Cuneo.
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 Depicting troopers of the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons (Scots Greys) on the morning of 18th June 1815. before the Battle of waterloo, and their great charge into history.

The Dawn of Waterloo by Lady Elizabeth Butler. (Y)
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 A Tiger (P) Ferdinand, 7th Company, 654th Schwere Panzerjager Abteilung passes a knocked out Soviet Su122 on the German advance towards the village of Ponyri.  The fighting around this small agricultural settlement was some of the most savage of the entire battle.

The Battle for Ponyri Station, Kursk, 9th July 1943 by David Pentland.
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 On the 1st of August 1798, thirteen French ships of the line sat anchored in Aboukir Bay off the coast of Alexandria, Egypt, in support of Napoleon who was inland with his troops attempting to conquer the country. As nighttime approached so did Lord Horatio Nelson and the British fleet. Nelson had been hunting Napoleon at sea for months; at Aboukir Bay he had found the French fleet, trapped and unprepared for battle. Nelsons audacious plan was to attack the French on their unprotected prot side, the plan had its risks; the whole of the British fleet could run aground in the shallows - but Nelson knew the waters too well. The Battle of the Nile was one of the most decisive in the history of naval warfare. By the end of the battle nearly all the French ships were sunk or captured. The 124-gun flagship - and the pride of the French navy - LOrient, had exploded with such ferocity that it halted the battle for over ten minutes. Napoleons ability to dominate the region had been crushed, whilst Nelson was to become a hero throughout the whole of Britain.

Battle of the Nile by Anthony Saunders. (Y)
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 Bastogne, Ardennes, Belgium, 20th December 1944.  Newly arrived 81mm Mortars of 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division, fire in support of U.S. Paratroopers defending against German probes to the north of Bastogne.

Fire for Effect by David Pentland. (AP)
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 The Battle of Ulundi took place at the Zulu capital of Ulundi on 4th July 1879. Ulundi became the last battle to be fought during the Zulu war and the British victory finally broke the military power of the Zulu Nation. The battle began at 6 a.m. when Buller led out an advance guard of mounted troops and South African irregulars. The British force comprised of five companies of the 80th regiment in square in four ranks, with two Gatling Guns in the centres, two 9-pounders on the left flank and two 7-pounders on the right. The 90th Light Infantry with four companies of the 94th regiment made up the left face with two more 7-pounders. On the right face were the 1st Battalion of the 13th Light Infantry, four companies of the 58th Regiment, two 7-pounders and two 9-pounders. The rear face was composed of two companies of the 94th Regiment and two companies of the 2nd Battalion of the 21st Regiment. In the middle of the square were headquarters staff, No. 5 company of the Royal Engineers whhich was led by Lt John Chard who had commanded the troops at Rorkes Drift, the 2nd Native Natal Contingent, fifty wagons and carts with reserve ammunition and hospital wagons. Bullers horsemen protected the front and both flanks of the square. A rearguard of two squadrons of the 17th Lancers and a troop of Natal Native Horse followed. In total the British force stood at just over 5300 against the Zulu warrior regiments in total over 15000. The Zulu warriors charged again and again at the square but with the strong British firepower of tifle and gatling gun, they could not get close. As the Zulu warriors strength weakened, Lord Chelmsford ordered the cavalry to mount, and the 17th Lancers and the 1st Kings Dragoon Guards along with colonial cavalry were ordered to charge the now fleeing Zulus. The Zulus fled towards the high ground with the cavalry in pursuit. The Lancers were checked at the Mbilane stream by the fire of a concealed party of Zulus, causing a number casualties before the 17th Lancers overcame the Zulu resistance. The pursuit continued until not one living Zulu remained on the Mahlabatini plain, with members of the Natal Native Horse, Natal Native Contingent and Woods Irregulars slaughtering the Zulu wounded, done in revenge for the massacre at Isandlwana.

The Death or Glory Boys by Bud Bradshaw. (Y)
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A scout of the French Dragoons in the uniform of the time of the Austrian Succession and Seven Years War.
La Vedette Des Dragons Sous Louis XV by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier.
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SPORT PRINTS

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 A great tribute to one of the all time greats in golf who will be sadly missed.

Seve Ballesteros by Peter Deighan. (Y)
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Legends of English Football by Robert Highton - Gold Edition. (Y)
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FAR999. The Wild Card by Derrick Mark.
The Wild Card by Derrick Mark.
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B50. Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman.

Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman.
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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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SP4.  Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.

Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.
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 England 1 Germany 0, Euro 2000.  On the 17th of June 2000 England once again faced their old nemesis Germany in a Group A qualifying match at Euro 2000.  England entered the game knowing that they had not defeated Germany in a competitive match since the famous World Cup victory in 1966.  Germany made four changes to the side that had drawn with Romania including the introduction of midfielder Sebastian Deisler, whilst England had been forced to replace Tony Adams and Steve McManaman with Martin Keown and Dennis Wise due to injury.  As expected the game started at a frenetic pace and Jancker made things difficult for England's central defenders early on with his height and strength.  England appeared to be lacking cohesion and allowed Germany to take control of the game.  Deisler brought the German crowd to their feet with a clever run down the right hand side and minutes later Hamaan had their first strike on goal which was hit directly at David Seaman.  England were looking for a flash of inspiration and it was very nearly delivered as Michael Owen managed to meet Phil Neville's cross with his head but only managed to direct the ball on to the post.  Paul Scholes in typical fashion drove a ferocious volley, which was tipped just over the bar, and suddenly it appeared that England were beginning to find some weaknesses in certain areas of the German side.  At the interval little separated the two sides however, England started the second half with a steely determination.  After just seven minutes David Beckham earned his side a free kick in a very dangerous position on the England right.  With good movement from the forwards in the German area Beckham swung a speculative cross into the six yard box.  Owen, beaten by the pace, failed to connect but man of the match Alan Shearer anticipated the kind bounce and without hesitation headed the ball back across Kahn and into the right hand side of the German goal.  The England captain had broken the deadlock and instilled in his side the belief that they could finally defeat their oldest rivals.  Germany threw everything they had at England but Keegan's team were equal to the task in every area of the pitch.  As the final whistle blew a huge roar erupted from the England supporters as Alan Shearer's goal had ended over thirty years of frustration and sealed his place in the history books as one of England's greatest ever strikers.

Perfect Finish by Peter Cornwell.
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 Colin McRae and Nicky Grist.  Ford Focus WRC
High Flier by Michael Thompson.
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