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John Brown - World Naval Ships Directory

John Brown

Builder : John Brown
Country : UK

Ships built by John Brown (ordered by launch date)... :

NameLaunchedFate
Chiyoda3rd June 1890Scrapped 1927.
HMS Europa20th March 1897Sold for scrap 15th September 1920.
HMS Sutlej18th November 1899Sold for scrap 9th May 1921. Scrapped 15th August 1924.
HMS Vigilant31st March 1900Purchased from builder 31st March 1900 and launched on 16th August 1900. Sold for scrap 10th February 1920.
HMS Bacchante21st February 1901Sold for scrap 1st July 1920.
HMS Leviathan3rd July 1901Sold for scrap 3rd March 1920.
HMS Antrim8th October 1903Sold for scrap 19th December 1922
HMS Hindustan19th December 1903Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Carmania21st February 1905Scrapped 1932.
HMS Inflexible20th June 1907Sold 1st December 1921
HMS Beagle16th October 1909Sold for scrap 1st November 1921
HMS Bulldog13th November 1909Sold 21st September 1920
HMS Foxhound11th December 1909Sold 1st November 1921
HMS Bristol23rd February 1910Sold for scrap 9th May 1921
HMS Acorn1st July 1910Sold 29th November 1921.
HMS Alarm29th August 1910Sold for breaking May 1921
HMS Brisk20th September 1910Sold November 1921.
HMAS Australia25th October 1911Sunk as target 12th April 1924.
HMS Hornet20th December 1911Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Hind28th July 1911Sold 9 May 1921
HMS Achates14th November 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Hydra19th February 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Southampton11th May 1912Sold for scrap 13th July 1926
HMS Ambuscade10th September 1912Sold 6 September 1921.
HMS Acasta10th September 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Tiger15th December 1913Sold for scrap February 1932
RMS Aquitania21st April 1913Scrapped 1950.
HMS Barham31st October 1914Sunk 25th November 1941.
HMS Milne5th October 1914Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Morris19th November 1914Scrapped 8th November 1921.
HMS Moorsom20th December 1914Sold for breaking 8 November 1921
HMS Medea30th January 1915Ordered for the Greek Navy as Kriti and purchased while building. Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Napier27th November 1915Sold for scrap 8th November 1921.
HMS Canterbury21st December 1915Sold for scrap 27th July 1934
HMS Medusa27th March 1915Originally ordered for the Greek Navy as Lesbos, purchased while building. Sunk in collision with HMS Laverock off Schleswig 25th March 1916.
HMS Mons10th May 1915Sold for scrap 8th November 1921.
HMS Marne29th May 1915Sold for breaking 29 September 1921
HMS Mameluke14th August 1915 Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Repulse8th January 1916Sunk 10th December 1941.
HMS Simoom30th October 1916Sunk 23rd January 1917.
HMS Ossory9th October 1916Scrapped 8th November 1921
HMS E5013th November 1916Mined and sunk 1 February 1918
HMS Narborough2nd March 1916Wrecked 12th January 1918.
HMS Penn8th April 1916Sold 31st October 1921.
HMS Romola14th May 1916Sold for breaking 13 March 1930
HMS E3520th May 1916Scrapped September 1922
HMS Peregrine29th May 1916Sold for breaking 15 November 1921
HMS Rowena1st July 1916Scrapped 27th January 1937.
HMS Restless22nd August 1916Scrapped 23rd November 1936.
HMS E3616th September 1916Lost 19 January 1917
HMS Rigorous30th September 1916Sold 5th November 1926.
HMS Skate11th January 1917Sold for scrap 4th March 1947.
HMS Wakeful6th October 1917Sunk 28th May 1940.
HMS Watchman2nd December 1917Scrapped July 1945.
HMS Pegasus27th February 1917Purchased 27th February 1917 (ex civilian Stockholm). Scrapped 22nd August 1931.
HMS Tarpon10th March 1917Sold 4th August 1927.
HMS Ceres24th March 1917Sold for scrap 5th April 1946
HMS Telemachus21st April 1917Sold 26th July 1927.
HMS Vanoc14th June 1917Sold for scrap 26th July 1945.
HMS Vanquisher18th August 1917Sold for scrap 4th March 1947.
HMS Simoom26th January 1918Sold 8th January 1931.
HMS Seawolf2nd November 1918Sold 23rd February 1931.
HMS Venomous21st December 1918Sold for breaking up 4 March 1947
HMS Scimitar27th February 1918Scrapped 30th June 1947.
HMS Scotsman30th March 1918Scrapped 13th July 1937.
HMS Scythe25th April 1918Sold for breaking 28 November 1931
HMS Scout27th April 1918Scrapped 29th March 1946.
HMS Seabear6th July 1918Sold for breaking 5 February 1931
HMS Seafire10th August 1918Sold for breaking September 1936
HMS Hood22nd August 1918Sunk 24th May 1941
HMS Searcher11th September 1918Sold 25th March 1938.
HMS Enterprise23rd December 1919Sold for scrap 11th April 1946
HMS Verity19th March 1919Scrapped 4th March 1947
HMS Veteran26th April 1919Sunk 26th September 1942.
HMAS Australia17th March 1927Sold for scrap 25th January 1955.
HMAS Canberra31st May 1927Scuttled following battle 9th August 1942.
HMS Ardent26th June 1929Sunk 8th June 1940.
HMS Acasta8th August 1929Sunk 8th June 1940.
HMS Basilisk6th August 1930Sunk 1st June 1940 off Dunkirk.
HMS Beagle29th September 1930Scrapped June 1946.
HMS Halcyon20th December 1933Sold for scrap 19th April 1950.
HMS Skipjack18th January 1934Sunk 1st June 1940.
HMS Foxhound12th October 1934Transferred to Canada as Qu'appelle, 8th February 1944. Sold for breaking up 1948.
HMS Enchantress21st December 1934Sold privately (Lady Enchantress) 1946.
HMS Fortune29th August 1934To Canada (Saskatchewan) 3rd June 1943.
HMS Icarus26th November 1936Scrapped 29th October 1946.
HMS Southampton10th March 1936Sunk 11th January 1941
HMS Ilex28th January 1937Scrapped 1948.
HMS Maidstone21st October 1937Scrapped 24th May 1978.
HMS Jackal25th October 1938Sunk intentionally 12th May 1942.
HMS Javelin21st December 1938Sold for scrap 11th June 1949.
HMS Forth11th August 1938Renamed Defiance February 1972.
HMS Fiji31st May 1939Sunk 22nd May 1941
HMS Montclare28th August 1939Built in 1922. Acquired by the navy in 1939 - 1940. Converted to Depot Ship 1942.
HMS Wolfe10th January 1940Built as the Montcalm for Canadian Pacific Line in 1921. Acquired by the navy 10th January 1940. Converted to depot ship 1941.
HMS Fernie9th January 1940Scrapped 7th November 1956.
Piorun *October 1940Loaned from UK (ex - Nerissa) October 1940. Returned (Noble) September 1946.
HMS Avon Vale23rd October 1940Scrapped 1958
HMS Blankney19th December 1940Scrapped 1959.
HMS Garth14th February 1940Scrapped 25th August 1958.
HMS Duke of York28th February 1940Scrapped at Faslane, Scotland on the 18th February 1958.
HMS Hecla14th March 1940Lost 12 November 1942
HMS Nerissa7th May 1940Loaned to Poland (Piorun) October 1940. Returned to Royal Navy August 1946.
HMS Nizam4th July 1940Manned by Royal Australian Navy personnel from commissioning, on 8th January 1941, and handed back to the Royal Navy in October 1945. Scrapped 16th November 1955.
HMS Wolfe *1941Launched as the Montcalm for the Canadian Pacific Line in 1920. Converted from Armed Merchant Cruiser, 1941. Scrapped 8th November 1952.
HMS Albrighton11th October 1941Sold to West Germany Navy 14 May 1959 renamed Raule
HMS Roberts1st February 1941Scrapped July 1965.
HMS Onslow31st March 1941To Pakistan (Tippu Sultan) 30th September 1949. Renamed Mufafiz 1987.
HMS Paladin11th June 1941Scrapped 25th October 1962.
HMS Airedale12th August 1941Sunk by divebombers off Libya 15th June 1942.
HMS Bermuda11th September 1941Scrapped August 1965
HMS Tumult9th November 1942Scrapped 25th October 1965.
HMS Indefatigable8th December 1942Scrapped 4th November 1956.
HMS Rotherham21st March 1942To India (Rajput), 29th July 1949.
HMS Redoubt2nd May 1942To India (Ranjit), 2nd July 1949.
HMS Racehorse1st June 1942Sold for scrap 8th November 1949.
HMS Montclare *2nd June 1942Converted from Armed Merchant Cruiser to Destroyer depot Ship 1942. Converted in 1944 to Submarine Depot Ship.
HMS Relentless15th July 1942Sold for scrap 29th April 1971.
HMS Troubridge23rd September 1942Sold for scrap 27th February 1970.
HMS Wager1st November 1943Sold to Yugoslavia 1958, renamed Pula
HMS Loch Fada14th December 1943Sold for scrap 21st May 1970.
HMS Hardy18th March 1943Sunk 30 January 1944
HMS Nairana20th May 1943Transferred to Netherlands 23 March 1946, renamed HNLMS Karel Doorman
HMS Kempenfelt 8th May 1943Sold to Yugoslavia October 1956, renamed Kotor, scrapped 1971
HMCS Saskatchewan *3rd June 1943From UK (ex - Fortune) 3rd June 1943. Scrapped 1946.
HMS Valentine2nd September 1943To Canada as Algonquin 1946
HMS Crusader5th October 1944Sold to Canada 1 December 1945
HMS Vanguard30th November 1944Scrapped at Faslane 9th August 1960.
HMS Caesar12th February 1944Ordered as HMS Ranger R58 24th March 1942 and renamed before launch. Scrapped 6th January 1967.
HMCS Qu'appelle *8th February 1944Ex HMS Foxhound, laid down 21 August 1933, transferred to Canada 8th February 1944. Scrapped 1948
HMS Cavendish12th April 1944scrapped August 1967
HMS Crescent20th July 1944To Canada in 1945 before completion
HMS Barrosa17th January 1945Scrapped 2nd August 1978.
HMS Tiger25th October 1945Scrapped 28th September 1986.
HMS Matapan30th April 1945Sold for scrap 18th May 1979.
HMS Noble *September 1946Launched as Nerissa and loaned to Poland, renamed Piorun. Returned from Poland (ex - Piorun) September 1946 and renamed Noble. Scrapped November 1955.
Rajput *27th July 1949From UK (ex - Rotherham), 27th July 1949. Scrapped 1976.
Ranjit *4th July 1949From UK (ex - Redoubt) 4th July 1949. Scrapped 1979.
Tippu Sultan *30th September 1949From UK (ex - Onslow) 30th September 1949. Renamed Mufafiz 1987.
HMS Diamond14th June 1950Scrapped November 1981.
HMY Britannia16th April 1953Museum ship, Edinburgh.
HMS Lynx12th January 1955Sold to Bangladeshi Navy 12th March 1982 and renamed BNS Abu Bakar
HMS Yarmouth23rd March 1959Sunk as target 21st June 1987.
HMS Hampshire16th March 1961Decommissioned in 1976 and used for spares. Scrapped 28th April 1979
HMS Aurora28th November 1962Scrapped 1990.
HMS Intrepid25th June 1964Towed for scrap, 12th September 2008. Broken up at Liverpool.
HMS Defiance *February 1972Renamed (ex - Forth) February 1972. Renamed Forth April 1978.
HMS Forth *April 1978Renamed (ex - Defiance) April 1978. Sold for scrap 25th July 1985.
Mufafiz *1987Renamed (ex - Tippu Sultan) 1987. Existed until 1988.

Ships built by John Brown(ordered by name)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMS Acasta10th September 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Acasta8th August 1929Sunk 8th June 1940.
HMS Achates14th November 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Acorn1st July 1910Sold 29th November 1921.
HMS Airedale12th August 1941Sunk by divebombers off Libya 15th June 1942.
HMS Alarm29th August 1910Sold for breaking May 1921
HMS Albrighton11th October 1941Sold to West Germany Navy 14 May 1959 renamed Raule
HMS Ambuscade10th September 1912Sold 6 September 1921.
HMS Antrim8th October 1903Sold for scrap 19th December 1922
RMS Aquitania21st April 1913Scrapped 1950.
HMS Ardent26th June 1929Sunk 8th June 1940.
HMS Aurora28th November 1962Scrapped 1990.
HMAS Australia17th March 1927Sold for scrap 25th January 1955.
HMAS Australia25th October 1911Sunk as target 12th April 1924.
HMS Avon Vale23rd October 1940Scrapped 1958
HMS Bacchante21st February 1901Sold for scrap 1st July 1920.
HMS Barham31st October 1914Sunk 25th November 1941.
HMS Barrosa17th January 1945Scrapped 2nd August 1978.
HMS Basilisk6th August 1930Sunk 1st June 1940 off Dunkirk.
HMS Beagle29th September 1930Scrapped June 1946.
HMS Beagle16th October 1909Sold for scrap 1st November 1921
HMS Bermuda11th September 1941Scrapped August 1965
HMS Blankney19th December 1940Scrapped 1959.
HMS Brisk20th September 1910Sold November 1921.
HMS Bristol23rd February 1910Sold for scrap 9th May 1921
HMY Britannia16th April 1953Museum ship, Edinburgh.
HMS Bulldog13th November 1909Sold 21st September 1920
HMS Caesar12th February 1944Ordered as HMS Ranger R58 24th March 1942 and renamed before launch. Scrapped 6th January 1967.
HMAS Canberra31st May 1927Scuttled following battle 9th August 1942.
HMS Canterbury21st December 1915Sold for scrap 27th July 1934
HMS Carmania21st February 1905Scrapped 1932.
HMS Cavendish12th April 1944scrapped August 1967
HMS Ceres24th March 1917Sold for scrap 5th April 1946
Chiyoda3rd June 1890Scrapped 1927.
HMS Crescent20th July 1944To Canada in 1945 before completion
HMS Crusader5th October 1944Sold to Canada 1 December 1945
HMS Defiance *February 1972Renamed (ex - Forth) February 1972. Renamed Forth April 1978.
HMS Diamond14th June 1950Scrapped November 1981.
HMS Duke of York28th February 1940Scrapped at Faslane, Scotland on the 18th February 1958.
HMS E3520th May 1916Scrapped September 1922
HMS E3616th September 1916Lost 19 January 1917
HMS E5013th November 1916Mined and sunk 1 February 1918
HMS Enchantress21st December 1934Sold privately (Lady Enchantress) 1946.
HMS Enterprise23rd December 1919Sold for scrap 11th April 1946
HMS Europa20th March 1897Sold for scrap 15th September 1920.
HMS Fernie9th January 1940Scrapped 7th November 1956.
HMS Fiji31st May 1939Sunk 22nd May 1941
HMS Forth11th August 1938Renamed Defiance February 1972.
HMS Forth *April 1978Renamed (ex - Defiance) April 1978. Sold for scrap 25th July 1985.
HMS Fortune29th August 1934To Canada (Saskatchewan) 3rd June 1943.
HMS Foxhound12th October 1934Transferred to Canada as Qu'appelle, 8th February 1944. Sold for breaking up 1948.
HMS Foxhound11th December 1909Sold 1st November 1921
HMS Garth14th February 1940Scrapped 25th August 1958.
HMS Halcyon20th December 1933Sold for scrap 19th April 1950.
HMS Hampshire16th March 1961Decommissioned in 1976 and used for spares. Scrapped 28th April 1979
HMS Hardy18th March 1943Sunk 30 January 1944
HMS Hecla14th March 1940Lost 12 November 1942
HMS Hind28th July 1911Sold 9 May 1921
HMS Hindustan19th December 1903Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Hood22nd August 1918Sunk 24th May 1941
HMS Hornet20th December 1911Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Hydra19th February 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Icarus26th November 1936Scrapped 29th October 1946.
HMS Ilex28th January 1937Scrapped 1948.
HMS Indefatigable8th December 1942Scrapped 4th November 1956.
HMS Inflexible20th June 1907Sold 1st December 1921
HMS Intrepid25th June 1964Towed for scrap, 12th September 2008. Broken up at Liverpool.
HMS Jackal25th October 1938Sunk intentionally 12th May 1942.
HMS Javelin21st December 1938Sold for scrap 11th June 1949.
HMS Kempenfelt 8th May 1943Sold to Yugoslavia October 1956, renamed Kotor, scrapped 1971
HMS Leviathan3rd July 1901Sold for scrap 3rd March 1920.
HMS Loch Fada14th December 1943Sold for scrap 21st May 1970.
HMS Lynx12th January 1955Sold to Bangladeshi Navy 12th March 1982 and renamed BNS Abu Bakar
HMS Maidstone21st October 1937Scrapped 24th May 1978.
HMS Mameluke14th August 1915 Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Marne29th May 1915Sold for breaking 29 September 1921
HMS Matapan30th April 1945Sold for scrap 18th May 1979.
HMS Medea30th January 1915Ordered for the Greek Navy as Kriti and purchased while building. Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Medusa27th March 1915Originally ordered for the Greek Navy as Lesbos, purchased while building. Sunk in collision with HMS Laverock off Schleswig 25th March 1916.
HMS Milne5th October 1914Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Mons10th May 1915Sold for scrap 8th November 1921.
HMS Montclare28th August 1939Built in 1922. Acquired by the navy in 1939 - 1940. Converted to Depot Ship 1942.
HMS Montclare *2nd June 1942Converted from Armed Merchant Cruiser to Destroyer depot Ship 1942. Converted in 1944 to Submarine Depot Ship.
HMS Moorsom20th December 1914Sold for breaking 8 November 1921
HMS Morris19th November 1914Scrapped 8th November 1921.
Mufafiz *1987Renamed (ex - Tippu Sultan) 1987. Existed until 1988.
HMS Nairana20th May 1943Transferred to Netherlands 23 March 1946, renamed HNLMS Karel Doorman
HMS Napier27th November 1915Sold for scrap 8th November 1921.
HMS Narborough2nd March 1916Wrecked 12th January 1918.
HMS Nerissa7th May 1940Loaned to Poland (Piorun) October 1940. Returned to Royal Navy August 1946.
HMS Nizam4th July 1940Manned by Royal Australian Navy personnel from commissioning, on 8th January 1941, and handed back to the Royal Navy in October 1945. Scrapped 16th November 1955.
HMS Noble *September 1946Launched as Nerissa and loaned to Poland, renamed Piorun. Returned from Poland (ex - Piorun) September 1946 and renamed Noble. Scrapped November 1955.
HMS Onslow31st March 1941To Pakistan (Tippu Sultan) 30th September 1949. Renamed Mufafiz 1987.
HMS Ossory9th October 1916Scrapped 8th November 1921
HMS Paladin11th June 1941Scrapped 25th October 1962.
HMS Pegasus27th February 1917Purchased 27th February 1917 (ex civilian Stockholm). Scrapped 22nd August 1931.
HMS Penn8th April 1916Sold 31st October 1921.
HMS Peregrine29th May 1916Sold for breaking 15 November 1921
Piorun *October 1940Loaned from UK (ex - Nerissa) October 1940. Returned (Noble) September 1946.
HMCS Qu'appelle *8th February 1944Ex HMS Foxhound, laid down 21 August 1933, transferred to Canada 8th February 1944. Scrapped 1948
HMS Racehorse1st June 1942Sold for scrap 8th November 1949.
Rajput *27th July 1949From UK (ex - Rotherham), 27th July 1949. Scrapped 1976.
Ranjit *4th July 1949From UK (ex - Redoubt) 4th July 1949. Scrapped 1979.
HMS Redoubt2nd May 1942To India (Ranjit), 2nd July 1949.
HMS Relentless15th July 1942Sold for scrap 29th April 1971.
HMS Repulse8th January 1916Sunk 10th December 1941.
HMS Restless22nd August 1916Scrapped 23rd November 1936.
HMS Rigorous30th September 1916Sold 5th November 1926.
HMS Roberts1st February 1941Scrapped July 1965.
HMS Romola14th May 1916Sold for breaking 13 March 1930
HMS Rotherham21st March 1942To India (Rajput), 29th July 1949.
HMS Rowena1st July 1916Scrapped 27th January 1937.
HMCS Saskatchewan *3rd June 1943From UK (ex - Fortune) 3rd June 1943. Scrapped 1946.
HMS Scimitar27th February 1918Scrapped 30th June 1947.
HMS Scotsman30th March 1918Scrapped 13th July 1937.
HMS Scout27th April 1918Scrapped 29th March 1946.
HMS Scythe25th April 1918Sold for breaking 28 November 1931
HMS Seabear6th July 1918Sold for breaking 5 February 1931
HMS Seafire10th August 1918Sold for breaking September 1936
HMS Searcher11th September 1918Sold 25th March 1938.
HMS Seawolf2nd November 1918Sold 23rd February 1931.
HMS Simoom26th January 1918Sold 8th January 1931.
HMS Simoom30th October 1916Sunk 23rd January 1917.
HMS Skate11th January 1917Sold for scrap 4th March 1947.
HMS Skipjack18th January 1934Sunk 1st June 1940.
HMS Southampton10th March 1936Sunk 11th January 1941
HMS Southampton11th May 1912Sold for scrap 13th July 1926
HMS Sutlej18th November 1899Sold for scrap 9th May 1921. Scrapped 15th August 1924.
HMS Tarpon10th March 1917Sold 4th August 1927.
HMS Telemachus21st April 1917Sold 26th July 1927.
HMS Tiger25th October 1945Scrapped 28th September 1986.
HMS Tiger15th December 1913Sold for scrap February 1932
Tippu Sultan *30th September 1949From UK (ex - Onslow) 30th September 1949. Renamed Mufafiz 1987.
HMS Troubridge23rd September 1942Sold for scrap 27th February 1970.
HMS Tumult9th November 1942Scrapped 25th October 1965.
HMS Valentine2nd September 1943To Canada as Algonquin 1946
HMS Vanguard30th November 1944Scrapped at Faslane 9th August 1960.
HMS Vanoc14th June 1917Sold for scrap 26th July 1945.
HMS Vanquisher18th August 1917Sold for scrap 4th March 1947.
HMS Venomous21st December 1918Sold for breaking up 4 March 1947
HMS Verity19th March 1919Scrapped 4th March 1947
HMS Veteran26th April 1919Sunk 26th September 1942.
HMS Vigilant31st March 1900Purchased from builder 31st March 1900 and launched on 16th August 1900. Sold for scrap 10th February 1920.
HMS Wager1st November 1943Sold to Yugoslavia 1958, renamed Pula
HMS Wakeful6th October 1917Sunk 28th May 1940.
HMS Watchman2nd December 1917Scrapped July 1945.
HMS Wolfe10th January 1940Built as the Montcalm for Canadian Pacific Line in 1921. Acquired by the navy 10th January 1940. Converted to depot ship 1941.
HMS Wolfe *1941Launched as the Montcalm for the Canadian Pacific Line in 1920. Converted from Armed Merchant Cruiser, 1941. Scrapped 8th November 1952.
HMS Yarmouth23rd March 1959Sunk as target 21st June 1987.

* - Represents a ship built here which later changed to this name or role.

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 Shortly after 2pm on Friday 24th October 2003, supersonic commercial aviation was brought to a close as three British Airways Concordes touched down within minutes of each other at London Heathrow Airport for the last time.  Here BA Captain Mike Bannister brings G BOAG down for her final touchdown.

Concorde - The Final Touchdown by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 As the sun slowly begins to rise this wintry morning over Thorpe Abbots, Norfolk, ground crew prepare B-17G The All American Girl in an almost surreal setting, for her 99th dangerous mission over enemy territory. On 10th January 1945, 19-year-old pilot, 1st Lt. John Dodrill and his crew went missing on a combat sortie to Cologne. Like many other crews, they made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight for freedom, with the Bloody Hundredth Bombardment Group playing its full part with courage and honour.

Those Golden Moments by Philip West. (Y)
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 Arriving in France in 1917 with little or no air gunnery training behind him, Captain Arthur Harry Cobby went on to become the Australian Flying Corps highest scoring ace with 29 victories to his credit, five of them observation balloons. He is shown here in Sopwith Camel E1416 of 4 Sqn AFC (formerly 71 Sqn AFC) having downed one of his final victims, a Fokker D.VII on 4th September 1918. Cobby survived the Great War and served in the RAAF during the inter war period and World War Two, eventually leaving the service as Air Commodore CBE. He died in 1955.

Captain Arthur Henry Cobby by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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A pair of 272 Squadron Bristol Beaufighters roar over the extensively rebuilt battleship HMS Valiant as she lies at anchor at Alexandria late in 1941, accompanied by the cruiser HMS Phoebe and Valiants sister ship HMS Queen Elizabeth (in the extreme distance)

HMS Valiant and HMS Phoebe at Alexandria, 1941 by Ivan Berryman (P)
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 From the day they began their aerial campaign against Nazi Germany to the cessation of hostilities in 1945, the USAAF bomber crews plied their hazardous trade in broad daylight. This tactic may have enabled better sighting of targets, and possibly less danger of mid-air collisions, but the grievous penalty of flying daylight missions over enemy territory was the ever presence of enemy fighters. Though heavily armed, the heavy bombers of the American Eighth Air Force were no match against the fast, highly manoeuvrable Me109s, Fw190s and, late in the war, Me 262 jet fighters which the Luftwaffe sent up to intercept them. Without fighter escort they were sitting ducks, and inevitably paid a heavy price. Among others, one fighter group earned particular respect, gratitude, and praise from bomber crews for their escort tactics. The 356th FG stuck rigidly to the principle of tight bomber escort duty, their presence in tight formation with the bombers often being sufficient to deter enemy attack. Repeatedly passing up the opportunity to increase individual scores, the leadership determined it more important to bring the bombers home than claim another enemy fighter victory. As the air war progressed this philosophy brought about an unbreakable bond between heavy bomber crews and escort fighter pilots, and among those held in the highest esteem were the pilots of the 356th. Top scoring ace Donald J Strait, flying his P-51 D Mustang Jersey Jerk, together with pilots of the 356th Fighter Group, are seen in action against Luftwaffe Fw 190s while escorting B-17 bombers returning from a raid on German installations during the late winter of 1944. One minute all is orderly as the mighty bombers thunder their way homeward, the next minute enemy fighters are upon them and all hell breaks loose. <br><br><b>Published 2003.<br><br>Signed by three of the top pilots from the 356th Fighter group.</b>

Ace of Diamonds by Nicolas Trudgian (Y)
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 Routine, though essential, maintenance is carried out on a 501 Sqn Hurricane at the height of the Battle of Britain during the Summer of 1940. Hurricane P3059 <i>SD-N</i> in the background is the aircraft of Group Captain Byron Duckenfield.

Ground Force by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 Guy Gibsons Lancaster having unsuccessfully dropped its bomb, draws enemy fire from the aircraft of Sqn Ldr Young as his bomb explodes spectacularly on the Mohne Dam during the audacious Dams Raids of 16th/17th May 1943.

The Night They Broke the Dams - Operation Chastise by Ivan Berryman.
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 US Air Force F15 Eagle over flys British Challenger Tank during the Gulf War.
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HMS Hood makes a turn to port, while in line and astern is HMS Collingwood.  Valetta can be seen in the distance.

HMS Hood at Malta 1896 By Randall Wilson.
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HMS Glowworm, burning severely after receiving hits from the mighty Admiral Hipper, is depicted turning to begin her heroic sacrifice off the Norwegian coast on 8th April 1940. Hugely out-gunned and already crippled, Glowworms captain, Lieutenant-Commander Roope rammed his destroyer into the side of the Admiral Hipper, inflicting a 40 metre rip in its armour belt before drifting away and exploding. 38 British sailors were rescued from the sea and Roope was awarded a posthumous VC for his bravery, the first earned by the Royal Navy in WWII.

The attack on the Admiral Hipper by HMS Glowworm by Ivan Berryman (P)
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 Fully dressed and resplendent, HMS Hood is pictured preparing for King George Vs review of the Fleet in July 1935 as other capital ships take up their positions around her. Ramillies can be seen off Hoods port bow, Resolution astern, whilst just beyond her boat deck, the mighty Nelson gently nudges into position.

HMS Hood During the Fleet Review of 1935 by Ivan Berryman.
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 The mighty Bismarck returns fire to the fast-approaching HMS Hood at the start of a battle that would see both adversaries tragically sunk. The Bismarck would later be attacked by Swordfish aircraft from HMS Ark Royal, damaging her stearing and allowing her to be caught by the British battleships Rodney and King George V. The once proud German battleship would be ruthlessly pounded into a twisted and burning wreck and finally finished by HMS Dorsetshire with torpedoes at around 10:30 hours on the morning of May 27th 1941. 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.

Bismarck Replies to HMS Hood by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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B146AP.  HMS Jamaica by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Jamaica by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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On Sunday October 25th 1992, HMS Vanguard, the Royal Navys first Trident equipped submarine, arrived off the Clyde Submarine Base, Faslane on the Gareloch. She was escorted by a Sea King helicopter from HMS Gannet, the RN shore base at Prestwick Airport, and a mixed surface flotilla, including Defence Police and Royal Marines.

Trident by Robert Barbour.
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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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DHM810.  The Queen Elizabeth 2 Leaving New York by Robert Barbour.

The Queen Elizabeth 2 Leaving New York by Robert Barbour.
Half Price! - 35.00

 

MILITARY PRINTS

Click above to see all of our military art index - Eight random half price military items are displayed to the right.

Some Current Half Price Military Art Offers

 Showing Napoleons position at the La belle Alliance, during the Battle of Waterloo, in the distance you can see Wellington.

The Battle of Waterloo by Sir William Allen (B)
Half Price! - 25.00
DHM0270P. Unhooked, Kings Troop R.H.A Number 2, by Mark Churms.

Unhooked, Kings Troop R.H.A Number 2, by Mark Churms. (P)
Half Price! - 2500.00
 Portraits of Sir Thomas Fairfax and Prince Rupert of the Rhine.  Sir Thomas Fairfax (1612-71) Captain general of the Parliamentary New Model Army and his opponent Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619-82) nephew of King Charles 1st and general of Royalist Horse. Centre section of the painting depicts cavalry engagement during the battle of Marston Moor.

Opposing Generals of Horse - Battle of Marston Moor by Chris Collingwood. (P)
Half Price! - 7000.00
In the reletive comfort of a stable, two Polish Lancers rest and tend one of their horses.

Lancers in a Stable by Horace Vernet.
Half Price! - 20.00

 Near Caen, D-Day, 6th June 1944.  Vickers heavy machinegun team of the British 3rd Division, <i>Monty's Ironsides</i>, in action against the German strong points Morris and Hillman.  The division comprised of the 2nd East Yorkshires, 1st South Lancashires, 1st Suffolks, 2nd Lincolnshires, 1st King's Own Scottish Borderers, 2nd Royal Ulster Rifles, 2nd Warwickshires, 1st Norfolks, and 2nd King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

Morris and Hillman by David Pentland. (P)
Half Price! - 700.00
Roveredo is a small town 30 miles south of Trent in the Adige valley, this was the scene of an engagement between the advance formations of the army of Italy (10,200 strong) commanded by Massena and the larger part of Davidovitchs Austrian force (14,000 strong) general Wurmser had entrusted Davidovitch to defend the area around Trent, while the main Austrian army headed east and South in an attempt to relieve besieged Mantua. The 14,000 Austrians deployed between the road Junction of Roveredo and the village of Marco. The French captured the main position by sending one brigade to outflank Marco. During the battle the French forces took 6,000 Prisoners and 20 artillery pieces for the loss of a few hundred men.

Battle of Roveredo by William Clarkson Stanfield (B)
Half Price! - 25.00
 Panoramic view of the battle fought between the French and the Austrian armies on 14th June 1800.

Battle of Marengo by Louis Lejeune (B)
Half Price! - 25.00
 The painting depicts the hand picked force led by General Mouton storming over the burning main Isar bridge and forcing an entry into the town of Mosseburg.
Passage Du Pont de Landshut by Louis Hersent (Battle of Landshut, 21st April 1809) (Y)
Half Price! - 30.00

 

SPORT PRINTS

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Some Current Half Price Sport Art Offers

 A celebration of Nigel Mansells success in winning the Formula 1 World Championship and the Indy Car Championship in successive years. A celebration of the magnificent talents of Nigel Mansell. He made his debut in Formula 1 in 1981 and his superb driving technique made an instant impact. He recorded victory after victory coming agonisingly close to being world champion many times before gaining his well deserved Formula 1 title in 1992. The following year he recorded an unprecedented double, gaining the Indy Car championship in 1993. A feat that reserves his name quite rightly in the record books.
Mansell by Peter Deighan.
Half Price! - 45.00
 A great tribute to one of the all time greats in golf who will be sadly missed.

Seve Ballesteros by Peter Deighan. (Y)
Half Price! - 80.00
SPC5006. Ryan Giggs by Keith Fearon.
Ryan Giggs by Keith Fearon.
Half Price! - 40.00
 Eddie Irvine and Johnny Herbert.  Jaguar Cosworth R1s

Return of the Cat by Michael Thompson
Half Price! - 25.00

 With his typical degree of accuracy, Martin Smith has produced this fantastic portrait of David Coulthard, smiling as he walks towards his car in anticipation of a forthcoming race, every detail in his papers showing.
David Coulthard by Martin Smith
Half Price! - 40.00
Steeplechasers competing for the Blue Riband.

Chasing for Gold by Chris Howells.
Half Price! - 65.00
 Michael Schumacher and Ferrari.
Encore by Graham Bosworth
Half Price! - 24.00
B48. Michael Schumacher/ Ferrari F.310 by Ivan Berryman

Michael Schumacher/ Ferrari F.310 by Ivan Berryman
Half Price! - 40.00

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