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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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AVIATION PRINTS

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In this lovely picture from Graham Bosworth, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) is seen flying past the very famous Boston Stump in Lincolnshire (properly known as St Botolph*#39;s Church).  Called the Boston 'Stump' because the tower was completed over a period of 100 years, appearing as a stump on the horizon (alternative theory is that the tower should have had a spire on top of it and the 'stump' is therefore the base.  St Botolph's is one of the largest parish churches in England.  Founded in 1390, St Botolph's is aiming to raise £3,000,000 by 2009 in time for its 700th birthday and for much-needed restoration.  The BBMF is much beloved by many people of all ages and the sounds of the engines from these World War II aircraft still draws the crowds.  Based at Conningsby in Lincolnshire the formation displays throughout Europe.

Salute to the Stump by Graham Bosworth. (Y)
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 The Sopwith Dolphin was a radical departure from previous Sopwith design philosophies, embodying a reverse-stagger on the wings, a water-cooled Hispano-Suiza engine and an unusual, but highly popular positioning of the cockpit which gave the pilot unprecedented views. One exponent of this purposeful looking machine was Canadian Major A D Carter who claimed many of his 31 victories flying the Dolphin. He is shown here sending an Albatross to the ground on 8th May 1918 whilst flying C4017. Carter was himself shot down soon after became a prisoner of war. He was killed in 1919 whilst test flying a Fokker D.VII at Shoreham, Sussex.

Major Albert Carter by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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 Erich Lowenhardt was already the holder of the Knights Cross 1st and 2nd Class for acts of bravery even before becoming a pilot. After serving as an observer for a year, he was eventually posted to Jasta 10 in 1917 where he immediately began to score victories, sending down balloons and enemy aircraft at a fearsome rate. He was appointed Commander of Jasta 10 one week before his 21st birthday, making him one the youngest pilots to rise to such a rank in the German Army Air Service. He continued to increase his score steadily throughout 1917 and 1918, but was involved in a mid-air collision with a Jasta 11 aircraft on 10th August. Lowenhardt elected to abandon his aircraft, but his parachute failed to deploy and the young ace fell to his death. He flew a number of aircraft, but this yellow-fuselaged Fokker D.VII was his most distinctive and is believed to be the aircraft in which he was killed. His final victory total was 54.

Oberleutnant Erich Lowenhardt by Ivan Berryman. (AP)
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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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 Pushing the concept of the Spitfire almost to the limit, the sleek F Mk212 represented the ultimate in fighter design at the end of the Second World War.  Powered by the mighty Griffon 61 engine driving a five blade propeller, its armament consisted of four 20mm British Hispano Cannon, two in each wing.  This example is LA200 (DL-E) of 91 Sqn in 1945.

Spitfire F Mk21 by Ivan Berryman.
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 Developed from the Supermarine Seagull, the Walrus was to prove itself a useful and capable workhorse in almost every theatre of the Second World War. Here, HMS Rodney despatches her Shagbat from the catapult atop C turret.

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

Captain Robert Little by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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 Special Forces Lynx 657 Squadron Army Air Corps and Chinooks from 7 Squadron Royal Air Force in direct fire support to the United Kingdom Special Forces hostage rescue mission in Sierra Leone

Operation Barras, 10th September 2000 by David Rowlands (GL)
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NAVAL PRINTS

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Bismarck, now complete and newly painted in full Baltic camouflage, returns to Hamburg for the last time as the harsh winter of 1940/41 relents and the pride of the German Kriegsmarine prepares for real action.  In the distance, the pre-Dreadnought Schleswig-Holstein awaits her next commission, the old ship alternating between vital ice-breaker and air defence duties at this time.  The Bismarck would in May 1941 put to sea and engage and sink HMS Hood only to be caught by the British battleships Rodney and King George V.  Bismarck was pounded into a floating wreck, finally being sunk by the torpedoes of HMS Dorsetshire.  From her crew of 2300 only 110 would be rescued by HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Maori.

Bismarck Entering Hamburg Harbour by Ivan Berryman. (AP)
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On 29th and 30th April 1944, while surfaced close to jagged reefs, and Japanese shore guns, the USS Tang rescued 22 downed flyers from Task Force 58s strikes against enemy positions on the islands - This was the largest rescue of airmen by a submarine in the war.  USS Tang (SS-306) would later be sunk by its own torpedo off Formosa, on the 24th of October 1944.

USS Tang, The Life Guard of Truk Atoll by Robert Barbour (AP)
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B146.  HMS Jamaica by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Jamaica by Ivan Berryman.
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DHM1449P. Tirpitz Passing Through Kiel Canal by Ivan Berryman.

Tirpitz Passing Through Kiel Canal by Ivan Berryman (P)
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 The destroyer HMS Kelly passes close to the battleship HMS Royal Sovereign as she escorts a convoy in the Mediterranean near Malta.

HMS Kelly passes HMS Royal Sovereign by Ivan Berryman (Y)
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 Pride of the Royal Navy, the mighty Hood rolls majestically in the north Atlantic swell as HMS Prince of Wales holds station off her starboard bow.

HMS Hood by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 The German Heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen is depicted in a quiet moment at Gotenhaven in April 1941 whilst engaged in exercises with her consort, the mighty Bismarck that would eventually lead to Operation Rheinubung,. Bismarck herself is alongside in the distance, where final preparations for their foray into the North sea and beyond are being made.

Prinz Eugen by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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The Battle of Trafalgar was fought on a calm, almost windless day, on 21st October 1805.  Nelsons revolutionary battle plan was to cut apart the larger Franco-Spanish fleet of Vice-Admiral Villeneuve by sailing in two single column divisions directly at right angles into the combined fleet and thus rendering almost half of the leading ships useless until the could turn and join the fight, which in such calm conditions could take hours.  The battle raged for five hours in which time not one British ship was lost, however, Nelson would tragically lose his life at the very moment of his triumph, a triumph which rendered the British Navy unchallenged in supremacy for over a century.  Here HMS Mars passes between the French ship Belleisle on her starboard and the French ship Fougeux on her port, firing a murderous hail of gunfire at both ships.  Also shown in the painting on the left hand side is the Spanish ship Monarco and the French ship Pluton.

The Battle of Trafalgar - Mars Breaks the Line by Anthony Saunders. (AP)
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MILITARY PRINTS

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Some Current Half Price Military Art Offers

To commemorate the first use of Factor VIIa by British Forces.
Dawn Casevac, 16 Close Support Medical Regiment - Iraq 2003 by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
Half Price! - £65.00
<b>Ex-display prints in near perfect condition. </b>

King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt by Sir John Gilbert. (Y)
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 British Crusader MK1 tanks of the 4th County of London Yeomanry Regiment, 22nd Armoured Brigade, charge Axis positions during the opening days of the offensive Bir El Gubi.

Operation Crusader, 18th November 1941 by David Pentland. (P)
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 Depicting the charge of the Lancers against what they first thought was a small group of Dervishes, but was in fact thousands hidden in a depression in the desert. The Lancers had to ride straight through. For this bravery three Victoria crosses were won. The 21st lancers lost 5 officers and 65 men with 120 horses lost. Winston Churchill was one of the Officers who survived the charge.

The Charge of the 21st Lancers at the Battle of Omdurman by Richard Caton Woodville. (Y)
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 After the fall of the stronghold of Alesia in 52BC, Vercingetorix was the last Gallic Chieftain to submit to Caesar. Vercingetorix is shown arrivng on horseback at the gate of the Roamn fort, with Caesar shown a distance away in the fort. Henri Motte studied under Jean-Leon Gerome, and most of his works were shown at the Salon des Artistes Francais in Paris. His major works were of historical pieces such as this one and Hannibal Crossing the Rhone, both of these receiving a bronze medal at the 1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris. He was awarded Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur in 1892.

Vercingetorix Surrendering to Caesar by Henri-Paul Motte. (Y)
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 Polish 7TP (Twin Turret) light tank of Captain F. Michalowskis training company breaks out from the street barricade to counter attack German reconnaissance elements.

Warsaw, September 1939 by David Pentland.
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 Unterscharfurher Karl-Heinz Turk of the Schwere SS Panzerabteilung 503, in one of the units few remaining Kingtigers, defends the Potsdammer Platz along with elements of the Munchberg Division against the rapidly encroaching Soviet forces.

The Last Battle, Berlin, April 30th 1945 by David Pentland. (GL)
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 Napoleons farewell to Josephine.
My Destiny and France by Laslett Pott. (Y)
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SPORT PRINTS

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Some Current Half Price Sport Art Offers

SPC5003. Rory Underwood by Rodger Towers.

Rory Underwood by Rodger Towers.
Half Price! - £60.00
David Coulthard driving the 1998 McLaren MP4/13.

The Silver Arrow by Ray Goldsbrough
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 Marcus Gronholm.  Peugeot 206 WRC.
Reflections of a Champion by Michael Thompson.
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 Eddie Irvine.  Jaguar-Cosworth 2002
Green Giant by Michael Thompson.
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 On three occasions since their last Grand Slam in 1995 the England team had come within a whisker of completing another dream.  During this important build up towards the world cup England finally laid their ghost to rest.  After six years under the guidance of Head Coach Clive Woodward England, having beaten the big three from the Southern Hemisphere in a back-to-back series of matches at Twickenham, reached number one in the Zurich world ranking.  This Grand Slam, a wonderful achievement in itself, underlined Englands worldwide dominance.

2003 Grand Slam by James Owen. (Y)
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 Depicting Englands emphatic 1995 grand slam victory.

1995 Grand Slam by Scott Bridges. (Y)
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The painting portrays the Manchester United midfielder and England Captain David Beckham celebrating after scoring from a trademark free kick.

Seven by Robert Highton. (Y)
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 Peter Deighan has superbly captured Jimmy White, John Parrot, Stephen Hendry, James Wattana, John Higgins, Ken Doherty, Ronnie OSullivan and of course the centrepiece, a magnificent study of former World Champion Steve Davis as he Ponders his next shot.  A must for all snooker rooms, clubs and players of this wonderful game.

Kings of the Baize II by Peter Deighan
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