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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 Reykjavk, 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 Reykjavk, 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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 Mystery still surrounds just why Manfred von Richthofen risked so much in chasing the novice pilot Wilfred Wop May into Allied-occupied territory on the morning of Sunday, 21st April 1918, but it was to be his last flight, this error of judgement costing him his life. Von Richthofen had broken from the main fight involving Sopwith Camels of 209 Sqn to chase Mays aircraft, but found himself under attack from the Camel of Captain Roy Brown. All three aircraft turned and weaved low along the Somme River, the all red Triplane coming under intense fire from the ground as well as from Browns aircraft. No one knows exactly who fired the crucial bullet, but Manfred von Richthofens aircraft was seen to dive suddenly and impact with the ground. The Red Baron was dead and his amazing run of 80 victories was over. The painting shows Mays aircraft (D3326) in the extreme distance, pursued by DR.1 (425/17) and Browns Camel (B7270) in the foreground.

Captain Roy Brown engages the Red Baron, 21st April 1918by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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 A pair of P51D Mustangs of the 361st Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, escort a damaged B17G Flying Fortress of the 381st Bomb Group back to its home base of Ridgewell, England, during the Autumn of 1944.

Last One Home by Ivan Berryman. (F)
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DHM683.  Alouette III Helicopter of Rhodesian Fireforce 1979 by John Wynne Hopkins.

Alouette III Helicopter of Rhodesian Fireforce 1979 by John Wynne Hopkins.
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 If you had the height, you controlled the battle. If you came out of the sun, the enemy could not see you. If you held your fire until you were very close, you seldom missed. These three basic rules contributed to the prowess in aerial combat of some of the most successful fighter pilots in history and seldom were they more valuable than when outnumbered. Between July and October 1940 the brave young pilots of RAF Fighter Command were under intense pressure from the constant attacks of the Luftwaffe and the Hawker Hurricane was <i>the</i> machine of the Battle of Britain, accounting for 80 percent of Allied victories.  In this painting, Hurricanes of 32 Sqn climb high into the morning sky, gaining Height and Sun in an attempt to take the advantage over the onslaught of enemy fighters - August, 1940.  This image captures the surreal calmness above the clouds, belying the fury of action and ultimate sacrifices made in those crisp blue skies.

Height and Sun by Robert Taylor.
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 A pair of De Havilland Mosquito NF. MkII night fighters of 23 Squadron, based at Bradwell Bay, Essex in 1942.

Night Raiders by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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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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 French Armee de L air Curtiss Hawk 75As flown by Czech ace Frantisele Pevina and his squadron Commander Captaine Jean Accaut, dive on unsuspecting Junker Ju87Bs (Stukas) during the Battle of France 1940.

Czech - Mate by David Pentland.
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 With 39 confirmed victories to his credit, Major John Gilmour is also recognised as the joint highest scoring pilot on the Martinsyde G.100 Elephant, an unusual score given the poor performance of this aircraft in one-on-one combat. He was awarded the DSO, MC and 2 Bars during the course of his flying career and in 1917 was posted to 65 Squadron as Flight Commander flying Sopwith Camels. On 1st July 1918, he downed three Fokker D.VIIs, a Pfalz and an Albatros D.V in the space of just 45 minutes.  In 1918 he was promoted to the rank of major and posted to command 28 Squadron in Italy, staying with the trusty Camel, but he did not add further to his score, although his final un-confirmed total may have been as high as 44. He is depicted here claiming his second kill on 24th September 1916 when he destroyed a Fokker E.1 whilst flying Elephant No 7284.

Major John Gilmour by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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NAVAL PRINTS

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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 Queen Elizabeth class battleship HMS Malaya is pictured at Capetown in April 1942 en route to Durban from Gibraltar. A veteran of the First World War, Malaya took part in the Battle of Jutland, receiving eight hits, and going on to serve throughout World War Two, surviving a torpedo off Cape Verde in 1941. She is seen here about to recover her Fairey Swordfish floatplane beneath the dramatic outline of Table Mountain.

HMS Malaya at Capetown, South Africa. by Ivan Berryman (Y)
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 Wearing her unusual black and white disruptive colour scheme, HMS Repulse is pictured as part of Force Z in company with HMS Prince of Wales and the destroyer Vampire. These two mighty battleships were to be lost within hours of each other, the victims of intense Japanese air strikes. Vampire and the destroyer Electra were on hand to pick up survivors from both ships.

HMS Repulse by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 A splendid little war was how John Hay, ambassador to Britain, described the Spanish-American war of 1898. Though the war was small in scope it was large in consequences; it promoted the regeneration of the American Navy and the emergence of the United States as a major world power. Fought primarily at sea, the war created an American naval legend in its opening encounter between the pacific squadrons of Spain and the United States at Manila Bay on the 1st of May 1898. At sunrise Admiral Dewey, leading the American fleet in his flagship the USS Olympia, had caught the Spanish fleet, under Admiral Patricio Montojo, by surprise - still anchored off Sangley Point at Manila Bay in the Philippine Islands. Defeat for the Spanish was total and heralded the end of a once extensive Spanish empire in the Americas. Montojos flagship, Reina Cristina, is seen here under fire from the Olympia.

The Battle of Manila Bay by Anthony Saunders (YB)
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VAR344B.  H.M.A.S. Nizam 1943 by Brian Wood.
H.M.A.S. Nizam 1943 by Brian Wood (B)
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 HMS Medway was the first Royal navy submarine Depot ship that was designed for the purpose from the outset. She is shown here with a quintet of T-class submarines on her starboard side, whilst an elderly L-Class begins  to move away having completed replenishment. HMS Medway was sunk on 30th June 1940 having been torpedoed by U-372 off Alexandria.

HMS Medway by Ivan Berryman
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B151.  HMS Durban Escorts the Troopship RMS Queen Mary by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Durban Escorts the Troopship RMS Queen Mary by Ivan Berryman.
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The King George V class battleship HMS Anson is pictured in Sydney Harbour where she joined the Pacific Fleet in July 1945, viewed across the flight deck of HMS Vengeance, where ten of her Vought F4.U Corsairs are ranged in front of a single folded Fairey Barracuda
HMS Anson at Sydney Harbour, July 1945 by Ivan Berryman.
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MILITARY PRINTS

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 The Old Guard being asked to surrender at the end of the Battle of Waterloo.
The Last Stand of the Old Guard by Robert Hillingford. (Y)
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 Captain Montague Lind, leading a Squadron of the 1st Life Guards against the 12th regiment of Cuirassiers during the battle of waterloo, Hougoumont Farm can be seen in the distance.

Charge of the Life Guards by Mark Churms. (Y)
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 The picture shows a despatch rider coming under fire from Boer Marksmen. The picture is also known as A Yeomanry Scout Galloping With Despatches in the Boer War.

Within Sound of the Guns by Lady Elizabeth Butler. (Y)
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 Trapped within a rapidly decreasing perimeter, the exhausted BEF along with elements of the French 1st Army appeared to be at the mercy of the mighty Luftwaffe. No one though had reckoned on the brilliant leadership of Admiral Ramsay nor the gallant and unstinting efforts of the military and civilians who managed to rescue over 330,000 troops in nine days.

Operation Dynamo, Dunkirk, France 24th May - 4th June 1940 by David Pentland. (Y)
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 Depicting French Cuirassiers capturing a Russian Standard.
A Cavalry Skirmish by Theodore Gericault.
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 Depicting the Light Brigade at the moment of reaching the Russian guns. Shown are the 11th Hussars and the 17th Lancers.  The all time classic image of the disastrous  Charge of the Light Brigade which included the 17th lancers, who lead the charge.  Lord Cardigan is shown on the left, dressed in his 11th Hussars uniform.   The Light Brigade were being kept in reserve, after the successful charge of the heavy brigade, but the slow advance of the British Infantry to take advantage of the heavy brigades success had given the Russian forces time to take away Artillery pieces from captured redoubts.  Raglan, after seeing this ordered the light brigade to advance rapidly to the front, follow the enemy and try to prevent the enemy carrying away the guns. This message taken by Captain Nolan, to Lord Lucan, the cavalry Commander.  One of the Officers of Raglans Staff, urged Lucan, who could only see the main Russian Artillery position at the head of a valley.  Lord Lucan rode over to Cardigan and ordered him to attack these guns.  So the Light Brigade charged these Russian guns, and not the guns being taken away by Russian forces from the redoubts. The carnage was great, from the 673 men who started the charge, 113 men were killed and many others wounded. The Light Brigade was made up of the 4th and 13th Light Dragoons, 8th and 11th Hussars and the 17th Lancers. A spectating French Officer General Pierre Bosquet proclaimed - It is magnificent but it is not war.

Relief of the Light Brigade by Richard Caton Woodville. (Y)
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VAR442.  Victory at Candahar by Stanley Berkeley.

Victory at Candahar by Stanley Berkeley.
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DHM504.  The Cameron Highlanders at Waterloo by Brian Palmer.

The Cameron Highlanders at Waterloo by Brian Palmer.
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SPORT PRINTS

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 Ralf Schumacher winning the first Grand Prix of his career in the Williams FW23. Ralf dominated the San Marino Grand Prix from the first corner to the chequered flag giving Williams its first win since 1997. History was made when the Schumachers became the first brothers in Formula 1 to win a Grand Prix. Imola April 2001.

The Italian Job by Michael Thompson
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 Elf Tyrrell Ford 006.  World Champion 1973.
Jackie Stewart by Michael Thompson.
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 The Intercontinental Formula was first organised by British Racing Drivers Club to allow the racing of cars with 2000cc to 3000cc engines. At the time the 1500cc limit of Formula 1 had been instituted by the international ruling body in the belief that the smaller cars would mean safer racing. In reality this meant that the relatively easy to handle Formula 1 cars could be driven by less experienced drivers almost as fast as the most experienced master drivers. The result was that the car with fractionally more power was the deciding factor in winning the race, rather than the better driver but this also compromised track safety. The introduction of the Intercontinental Formula was seen as more of a challenge for the drivers, with the larger and more powerful cars requiring greater skill and experience than to drive the 1500cc cars of Formula 1. The 13th International Trophy on Saturday 6th May 1961 was the first race of the season to carry World Championship points and consisted of 80 laps of Silverstone, a total of 233 miles. Stirling Moss, having already won the International Sports Car Race in a Lotus earlier that day, was driving Rob Walkers 2.5 litre Cooper Climax and qualified 2nd on the grid despite being unhappy with the steering of his car. The starting grid front row was Bruce McLaren, Stirling Moss, Jack Brabham and Graham Hill and by the time the race started at 2.30pm a heavy rain meant that the track was not only soaked but also covered in oil and rubber from the previous races. World Champion Jack Brabham made a superb start, passed Moss and was first into Copse and by lap 4 Moss was in 3rd place led by Surtees and Brabham. Due to appalling conditions and poor visibility many of the cars were spinning or leaving the track and by lap 13 Brabham and Moss were 1st and 2nd with the rest of the field some distance behind. Moss now poured on the pressure and for the next few laps he tried to pass as he harried Brabham in a duel for the lead. The pair were now beginning to lap the tailenders and, at around a quarter of the distance Moss was held up by Flockhart, Brabhams team member, who had allowed Brabham to pass. Moss gestured angrily to Flockhart as he was unable to follow Brabham and, as the rain paused for a while the pace became faster. Suddenly and quite dramatically Moss passed both Flockhart and Brabham and within 2 laps had gained 5 seconds on the World Champion. As the rain returned in a deluge Moss mercilessly pushed on, increasing his lead to 1.5 minutes by the halfway mark. Although he could have taken things easily at this point Moss drove on relentlessly at a seemingly impossible pace and was now lapping most of the field for a second time. By the  stage he completed his humiliation of Brabham by passing him for a second time to lap him representing a 3 mile lead. Moss eventually won the race in 2hrs 41 mins 19.2 secs, 1.5 laps ahead of Brabham and at least two laps ahead of the rest of the field in what were treacherous conditions. At the end of the race Moss summed up the experience as a nice ride, having proved himself to be one of the greatest and fastest drivers in the world under any conditions. Sir Stirling Moss believes this to be one of his finest ever drives.

A Moment of Triumph by Gerald Coulson. (Y)
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Monte Carlo - June 1st 2003 and Juan Pablo Montoya put in an outstanding drive, pushing his Williams BMW to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix. His triumph in what is possibly the most prestigious race of the season allowed him to celebrate his first win since Italy in 2001.

Harbour Master by Gerald Coulson. (Y)
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Lennox Lewis by Peter Deighan.
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 Marcus Gronholm.  Peugeot 206 WRC.
Reflections of a Champion by Michael Thompson.
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SP4.  Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.

Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.
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DB006. Michael Schumacher by Darren Baker.
Michael Schumacher by Darren Baker.
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