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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 Reykjavík, 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 Reykjavík, 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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 As the Libyan people's uprising against Colonel Gadaffi's regime intensified at the end of February 2011, many British nationals found themselves isolated in the sprawling desert, many of them oil workers in some of the country's most remote areas.  As Libya deteriorated into rebellion, British Special Forces were dispatched to pluck the stranded workers from the desert and fly them to the safety of Malta.  Here, an RAF Lockheed C130 Hercules climbs away from a successful pickup on a remote airstrip.  In total, two operations involving five Hercules aircraft rescued over 300 British nationals and other foreign workers.

Libyan Rescue by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 On 31st August 1944, 6 Mosquitoes of 305 Polish Squadron, Lasham, 2nd TAF were led by Wing Commander Orlinski to attack oil refineries at Nomexy, south of Nancy, France. Diving down and releasing their bombs before escaping at tree top height they destroyed 4 large containers and several smaller ones. All aircraft safely returned after their four and a half hour sortie. Fl Lt Eric Atkins DFC(bar) KW(bar) and his navigator Fl Lt Majer can be seen exiting the area to reform on the other 3 Mosquitoes who have already finished their bombing run. This was Atkins 61st operation, finishing the war with 78 ops over 3 tours.

Mosquito Attack by Graeme Lothian. (Y)
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 RAF Hastings drop men of 3 PARA battalion on the Egyptian airfield of El Gamil as part of the Airborne element of Operation Musketeer, (Anglo-French plan to re-open the Suez Canal after its closure by Egyptian President Nasser) Carried to their target by 18 Valettas and 9 Hastings of RAF Transport Command, and supported by Air strikes by Fleet Air Arm Sea Venoms and Seahawks they quickly succeeded in securing their objective.

Suez Drop, 5th November 1956 by David Pentland.
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 AH-1 Whiskey Cobras of the US marine Corps in Action, Kuwait, February 1991.

Cobra Attack by David Rowlands. (Y)
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Mosquitos of 105 Squadron, Marham.  No. 105 Squadron, stationed at Marham, Norfolk, became the first Royal Air Force unit to become operational flying the Mosquito B. Mk. IV bomber on 11th April 1942.  The painting shows 105 Squadron on the raid of 10th April 1945, to the Wahren railway marshalling yards at Leipzig, Germany.

Return From Leipzig by Anthony Saunders. (C)
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DHM263.  Mustang by Geoff Lea.

Mustang by Geoff Lea.
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 The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows, perform a roll in Lancaster formation over their base at RAF Scampton, the spiritual home of the famous 617 Squadron Dambusters Lancasters.  Each print is signed by the 2009 Red Arrows Team.

The Spirit of Scampton by Roy Garner. (Y)
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 After service in the 96th Infantry Regiment, Smirnov joined the XIX Corps Air Squadron in 1914, shooting down twelve enemy aircraft in the course of two years. When revolution swept through Russia in November 1917, he escaped the Bolsheviks via a White counter-revolutionary route, eventually joining the RAF in England, serving at the Central Flying School at Upavon. He is shown here in his silver Nieuport 17, having just despatched a Roland C.II.

Captain Ivan Smirnov by Ivan Berryman.
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NAVAL PRINTS

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HMS Ark Royal after a recent refit, rejoins the fleet in 2001.

HMS Ark Royal by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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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. (P)
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 Japanese Torpedo destroyers, rush in to finish off the Russian battleships near the end of the Battle of Tsushima.

Battle of Tsushima by Anthony Saunders. (Y)
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The pride of the British fleet, The Mighty Hood as she was known, was launched in 1918.  Weighing in at over 40,000 tons she was 860 feet long and had eight 15 inch guns, at her launch she was more than a match for any adversary.  Hood sailed the world in the inter-war years and was admired in every foreign port she visited, however with a lack of major refits in this time the second world war found the Hood unprepared for a major battle,  On the 24th of May 1941 the German battleship Bismarck found Hoods achilles heel within only a few salvos, namely her inadequate deck armour.  Hood exploded in a huge fireball from which only three sailors survived.  Here HMS Hood is seen with Force H in the Mediterranean.  Winston Churchill knew that the powerful French fleet at Mers-el-Kebir could fall into German hands at any time and that the threat had to be removed by any means.  On the 3rd of July 1940 the French fleet was duly dispatched by Force H.  The Strasbourg being the only French battleship able to make her escape.  Hodd is depicted opening fire at 17.55 hours with the battleships Resolution and the destroyer HMS Foxhound to her stern.

HMS Hood - Operation Catapult by Anthony Saunders (P)
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VAR347B. H.M.A.S. Wyhalla 1943 by Brian Wood.
H.M.A.S. Wyhalla 1943 by Brian Wood (B)
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HMS Ark Royal  part of Force H along with the Battleship HMS Renown and Cruiser HMS Sheffield departs Gibraltar to take part in the search for the Bismarck in the Atlantic. During the hunt HMS Ark Royal, Swordfish mistakenly attack the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Sheffiled. Fortunately, the torpedoes were not primed properly and crusier recieived no major damage. Spotter planes from HMS Ark Royal eventually found the Bismarck. and a attack commenced, crippling the Bismarcks rudder. The damage sustained lead to the rest of the Royal Navy surface fleet catching up with the Bismarck and sinking her. HMS ark Royal returns to the mediteranean. later on 13 November 1941: While on her return to Gibraltar in company with the HMS Malaya,  HMS Argus,  and HMS Hermione supported by Seven destroyers,  HMSArk Royal is attacked by the U-81  under the command of Kapitänleutnant Guggenberger  in the Mediterranean., and at 1541, a torpedo strikes the starboard side and the ship immediately takes a 10º list. within 20 minutes this list has increased to 18 degrees and Captain Maund orders all only essential crew to remain aboard  with the rest of the crew to abandon ship. Destroyer HMS  Legion under the command of Commander R. S. Jessel comes alongside and takes most of her crew on board, leaving 250 crew and t Captain Maund to try and save the ship but they have to also abndon ship,  and just 14 hours after the torpedo strike HMS Ark Royal  rolls over and sinks.  from the entire crew their was only only one fatality,Able Seaman E. Mitchell was killed.

HMS Ark Royal by Brian Wood (P)
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  Down by the bows, the battered Seydlitz returns to the Jade after being heavily involved in the gun line action at Jutland.

SMS Seydlitz 1916 by Randall Wilson (P)
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 The key to Nelsons victories always lay in his meticulous planning and the Battle of Copenghagen was no exception as he used his fleet to first destroy the Danish floating defences so that his bomb vessels could be brought up to bombard the city itself. The Danes eventually capitulated, but they had fought hard and over 2,000 men had died on both sides before the end of the battle. In this view, HMS Elephant, carrying the flag of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson, dominates the scene as the battle gathers intensity. British ships depicted, left to right, are the Glatton (54), Elephant (74), Ganges (74) and Monarch (74)

The Battle of Copenhagen, 2nd April 1801 by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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MILITARY PRINTS

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 Musa Qala, Afghanistan, 25th May 2008.  While returning to Sangin following an operation in support of 2 PARA battlegroup, the Vikings of 3rd Troop, Armoured Support Company, Royal Marines were the target of an enemy ambush. As the convoy began to cross the Helmand river the waiting Taliban engaged the convoy with RPGs, heavy machine gun and sniper fire. Amazingly despite this hail of fire no one was hit until tragically Marine Dale Gostick was killed and two others injured when his vehicle was blown up by a massive IED.

Crossing the Helmand by David Pentland.
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Battle of Louisburg during the French and Indian Wars,  A British Force set out to capture the French Fortress of Louisburg at Cape Breton island. A Army of New Englanders under the command of Col. William Pepperell supported by an English Fleet under Commander  Peter Warren.  Attacked the Fortress of Louisburg on April 30th 1745 and finally captured the fortress on June 17th.  A great British Victory which endangered  the French position in North America.   The fortifications were handed back to France in 1748 in the treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle.

Siege of Louisburg, Canada, July 1745 by David Rowlands (B)
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Driven by revenge for the brutal treatment she had suffered at the hands of the Romans, Queen Boadicea led the Iceni and her allies the Trinovantas in open revolt. The IX Legion Hispania was despatched to suppress the insurrection but were ambushed en route. Only the commander Petilius Cerealis, and a handful of cavalry escaped.

Ambush of the XI Legion by Brian Palmer.
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 Rome AD52, Gladiatorial Combat under the eyes of the Emperor Claudius (actual name, Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero) a great supporter of the games. Seen are the Net and Trident fighter Retiarius matched with a more heavily armed Mirmillone, whilst in the background a successful Secutor seeks permission for the killing stroke.

Morituri Te Saluttant (For Those About to Die Salute You) by Chris Collingwood. (Y)
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 Background battle detail shows 15th Hussars in summer campaign dress.

Lt General Lord Wellington at Salamanca, 22nd July 1812 by Chris Collingwood. (Y)
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 Study for the original painting Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth.
Page to Richard III, Bosworth 1485 by Mark Churms. (P)
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 Although in the process of regrouping after their escape from the Cherkassy Pocket, Panthers and Panzer Grenadiers of the crack 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking are part of the relief force hastily assembled and thrown in to free the strategically important city of Kowel in the Pripet Marshes. By April 10th the Soviet encirclement of the city was broken and Wiking were pulled out of the line to continue refitting.

Fight for Kowel, Poland, March/April 1944 by David Pentland.
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 The Battle of Marathon 490 BC during the Persian Greek Wars. King Darious I of Persia sent his son in law Mardonius to invade Greece in 492 BC. The Persian Forces conquered Thrace and Macedonia before their fleet was devastated by a storm. Mardonia was forced to return to Asia. A second Persian invasion force crossed the Aegean sea. After conquering Eretria, the Persian Army under Datis (15,000 strong) landed near Marathon. (Marathon is 24 miles northeast of Athens.) General Miltiades, general in the Greek army gathered a force of 10,000 Athenians and 1,000 Plataean citizen Soldiers.

Battle of Marathon by Brian Palmer. (Y)
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SPORT PRINTS

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DH007. Steady Johnnie Steady by Erskine Nicol.
Steady Johnnie Steady by Erskine Nicol.
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 Marlboro McLaren Mercedes MP4/11. 1996.
David Coulthard by Michael Thompson.
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Patrick Vieira by Gary Brandham. (Y)
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Champion racing horse West Tip at Cheltenham race course.

West Tip by Mark Churms.
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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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 Damon Hill, World Champion

King of the Track by Stuart Coffield
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 Celebrating Englands 1980 Five Nations Grand Slam. After the 70s had been dominated by the Welsh, England battled through an exceptionally tough campaign to win their first Grand Slam in 23 years.

1980 Grand Slam by James Owen. (Y)
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From behind 17th green looking back to hotel, clubhouse and 18th hole.

Gleneagles - Kings Course by Mark Chadwick
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