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John Brown - World Naval Ships Directory

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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.

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 High above the trenches in April 1918, 74 Squadron engage the famed JG 1 led by the renowned ace baron von Richthofen in his distinctive bright red DR 1. Edward Mick mannock flying a SE5.a diving down top engage another Fokker Dr1 as the red baron flies past momentarily catching each others eyes. The new CO of 74 squadron, major Grid Caldwell MC (bar) New Zealands top ace can be seen above entering the dog fight. But it would be Mannock who would go on to great fame. with 61 confirmed victories and to win the VC, DSO (bar) and MC (bar) After 74 squadron he replaced Billy Bishop of CO 85 Squadron on the 3rd July 1918, scoring 46 victories in the Se5.a He was killed by ground fire near Lestram, France on the 26th July 1918. his Victoria Cross being gazetted on the 18th July 1919. The red baron CO of the Richthofens Flying circus didnt survive the month, also killed by ground fire on the 21st April, he was buried by the Allies with full military honours.

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 Swordfish of 825 Sqn led by Lt-Cdr Esmonde begin their heroic attack on the battlescruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau and the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen as they make their way up the English Channel from Brest during Operation Cerberus on 12th February 1942.  Although all the aircraft were lost and no significant damage was done to the German fleet, all the pilots were decorated for their bravery and Lt-Cdr Esmonde received the first Fleet Air Arm VC to be awarded, albeit posthumously.  The painting depicts the first wave of Swordfish attacking the Scharnhorst with Gneisenau taking avoiding action in the distance.  A German torpedo boat has turned to confront the attacking aircraft.

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 SE5As of B Flight, 56 Sqn led by James McCudden in the aircraft numbered B519, on patrol over the Western Front in 1917.

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First Strike by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Three 501 Sqn Hawker Tempests roar low across the North Sea outbound from Bradwell Bay, Essex, on their way to attack a German airfield at Bad Zwischehhan and nearby rail yards on the night of 2nd October 1944.  The trio comprised of Sqn Ldr Joseph Berry, flying EJ600 (SD-F), Flt Lt E L 'Willy' Williams (SD-L) and Flt Lt C A 'Horry' Hansen.  Berry was to lose his life on this mission, his aircraft being hit by ground fire from soldiers manning a radar station east of Veendam.

Tempest Moon by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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NAVAL PRINTS

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 As Admiral Nelsons flagship leads the British fleet toward the Franco-Spanish line, Captain Harveys Temeraire tries to pass Victory in order to be the first to break the enemy column.

HMS Victory by Randall Wilson. (Y)
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Hawker Sea Furies buzz the stern of HMAS Sydney during fleet exercises off Jervis Bay 1956.

Fly Past by Randall Wilson (GS)
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DHM1736GL. HMAS Perth, Suez Canal by Randall Wilson.
HMAS Perth, Suez Canal by Randall Wilson. (GL)
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 The Last of the heavy Cruisers built by Germany (5 in total) The picture shows Admiral Hipper making her first sortie on the 18th February 1940, accompanied by the Scharnhorst and the Gneisenau on Operation Nordmark. (Search for allied convoys on the route between Britain and Norway)

The Narvik Squadron by Anthony Saunders (GS)
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Viewed across the damaged stern of the 80-gun San Nicholas, Nelson drives HMS Captain onto the Spanish vessel in order that she can be boarded and taken as a prize, the British marines and men scrambling up the Captains bowsprit to use it as a bridge. The San Nicholas then fouled the Spanish three decker San Joseph (112), allowing Nelson and his men to take both ships as prizes in a single manoeuvre. A British frigate is moving into a supporting position in the middle distance.

HMS Captain at the Battle of Cape St Vincent 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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 In a 40 knot gale, Lt Col. Doolittles B25 hauls itself into the air. The first of a 16 strong strike force en route to Tokyo.

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

Lone Wolf by Ivan Berryman.
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MILITARY PRINTS

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DHM045GL.  Battle of Rivoli by Felix Philipoteaux.

Battle of Rivoli by Felix Philipoteaux (GL)
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 Queen's Royal Hussars meeting the locals on patrol in Helmand.

Queen's Royal Hussars, Afghanistan by Graeme Lothian. (GS)
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 A column of exhausted and wounded men of the Coldstream Guards and the 20th East Devonshire regiment returning from the heights of Inkerman, 5th November 1854, during the Crimean War.

Return from Inkerman by Lady Elizabeth Butler. (GS)
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DHM499.  2nd Maryland Regiment at the Guildford Courthouse 1781 by Brian Palmer.

2nd Maryland Regiment at the Guildford Courthouse 1781 by Brian Palmer.
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Painted more as an important propaganda piece, than an historical painting, This painting shows Napoleon on a fine horse, in fact he crossed the Alps on a mule.

Bonaparte Crossing the Great Saint Bernards Pass, By Jacques Louis David (GS)
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The fourth release of Ernest Crofts Waterloo series.  Napoleon is seen with his generals as his faithfull Guard regiments (held in reserve) pass him on their way to the last French attack on the British lines during the last stages of the Battle of Waterloo. Painted in 1895 and was last sold at Sothebys London.

Napoleons Last Grand Attack by Ernest Crofts (GSB)
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 Zulu Company of the First Fusiliers Battle Group in the attack on Bridge 4, Basra, on the evening of 22nd March 2003.  I travelled to this spot in Sgt Jason Wellard's Warrior, and sketched the soldiers as they took up position here.  Jason, the 12 platoon sergeant, carrying a 350 radio on his back, controls the fire support group.  He is kneeling with his SA80 rifle in hand, giving target indications to the soldier beside him who is firing illumination rounds from the 51mm mortar.  Beyond them the platoon commander, Lt Chris Rees-Gay (with radio pack) and three section commanders are planning the attack.  Firing its chain gun and flying the red and white pennant is 'Zero Bravo', the command Warrior of the Z Company commander, Major McSporran.  The four Warriors of 10 Platoon are crossing the bridge; the commanders of the two leading Warriors fire Schermuly flares to illuminate the ground in front of them.

Zulu! by David Rowlands. (GS)
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Craufurds Light Brigade, of which the 95th Rifles, the 43rd and 52nd, were part of, faces about once more to face the enemy, during the retreat from Spain of Sir John Moores Army. The Light Brigade fought a series of brilliant delaying tactics under the most adverse of conditions during the Peninsula War.

The Rearguard by J P Beadle. (Y)
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SPORT PRINTS

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GIJL2651GS.  The Race by Alfred de Dreux (1810-1860)
The Race by Alfred de Dreux (1810-1860) (GS)
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Ouija Board by Stephen Smith. (Y)
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DB019. Billy Bremner by Darren Baker.
Billy Bremner by Darren Baker
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Eddie Irvine raced Formula Ford from 1983 to 1988.  Driving a variety of different chassis, he won two Formula Ford championships by the end of 1987.  In 1988, Eddie drove in the British Formula Three championship and then joined the Jordan Formula 3000 team for 1990.  He won his first race at Hockenheim, finishing third overall in the championship that year.  The following three years saw Eddie driving in the Japanese F3000 series, almost winninh the title in 1993.  He also drove for Toyota at Le Mans holding the lap record for several years.  At the end of 1993 Eddie drove for the Jordan F1 team and gained notoriety by overtaking Ayrton Senna having only just been lapped by him.  In 1996, Eddie took on the unenviable role as number two to Michael Schumacher at Ferrari but in 1999 became the number one driver for Ferrari following a serious accident for Schumacher.

Tribute to Eddie Irvine by Stuart McIntyre.
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 Ayrton Senna in his #27 car on his way to winning the 1990 Monaco Grand Prix, leading the Tyrell of Jean Alesi and the McLaren of Gerhard Berger out of Mirabeau and into the Station Hairpin.  The historic number 27, made famous by Gilles Villeneuve at Ferrari, had been adopted by McLaren for the start of the 1990 season after Ferrari took the numbers 1 and 2 for their cars.  Senna won the 1990 word championship in this car, but never drove the 27 car again after switching to number 1 for the next season.

Senna at Monaco by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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 Eddie Irvine drove the Jaguar R2 during the 2001 Monaco Grand Prix and is captured in print darting through the Nouvelle Chicane on his way to third place and teams first podium position. With its beautiful backdrop of yachts and water, the circuit is famed for being the most picturesque and demanding track in the Formula 1 world series. It is a unique street circuit and a remarkable creation on the streets of this small Monarchy.  The car, chief designer John Russell and chief aerodynamicist Mark Handford under the leadership of technical director Steve Nichols, was launched in Coventry on 9th January 2001, and having switched to Michelin tyres, hopes were high at the start of the 2001 season. Eddie Irvines co-driver was Brazilian-born Luciano Burti who was previously Jaguar Racing development driver.  The engine was powered by the CR-3 VIO from Cosworth Racing but it was difficult to achieve satisfactory wind tunnel results as the tunnel used was in California so the car suffered a little aerodynamically. It has been described as possibly overly robust!

Wild Cats at Monaco by Robert Tomlin
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GIFP1214GS. The Hunt by George Derville Rowlandson (GS)
The Hunt by George Derville Rowlandson (GS)
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Ally McCoist MBE by Gary Brandham.
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