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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.

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

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 Rumanian IAR 80c on a tactical reconnaissance mission is intercepted and shot down by a Soviet YAK3 over the river Dnepr.

Duel on the Dnepr, Southern Russia, Summer 1943 by David Pentland. (GS)
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 Germanys greatest First World War fighter ace, Baron Von Richthofen, known as the Red Baron is shown departing his Fokker DR.1 Triplane 425/17 after yet another successful sortie.  425/17 was the aircraft in which the Red Baron finally met his end in April of that year. No fewer than 17 of his victories having been scored in his red-painted triplane.

Baron Von Richthofen, March 1918 by Chris Collingwood. (GS)
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 The Suez conflict of 1956 necessitated a large deployment of bombers from the RAF's new fleet of jets.  24 Vickers Valiants and 29 English Electric Canberras operated out of Luqa, together with a further 59 of the type flying from bases in Nicosia and Cyprus under the codename <i>Operation Musketeer</i>.  Adorned in the theatre's black and yellow identification stripes, two XV Sqn Canberras are depicted here on a bombing mission to attack Egyptian airfields in October 1956.  The squadron flew a total of 37 missions during the Suez crisis, its aircraft dropping more bombs than any other Canberra squadron.

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 Lockheed Vega PV-1 VB32 Squadron in the Santaren Channel. From this point on the U-boat was hunted and harassed only to be sunk in the Bay of Biscay.

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 A trio of Spitfire Mk1s of 603 Sqn based at Biggin Hill are depicted on patrol in the Summer skies above Kent during the height of the Battle of Britain in August 1940. Lead aircraft is N3288 XT-H flown by Plt Off George Gilroy who finished the war with 14 confirmed victories, 10 shared and a further 14 aircraft destroyed in actions in which he was directly involved.

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In 1944 Berlin was probably the most defended city in the world.  The Luftwaffe had kept what reserves it had for planes to defend Berlin.  On March 6th, 1944, The USAAF were involved in the massive air raid on Berlin, 69 B17s were lost - but the Luftwaffe lost 160 planes.  Whereas the US 8th Air Force could recover from these aircraft losses, the German Luftwaffe could not.  By the end of the war, the 8th Air Force and the Royal Air Force had destroyed 70% of Berlin.

Berlin Bound by Anthony Saunders (GS)
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 Shown in the colours of Jasta Boelke and carrying Baumers personal red / white /  black flash on the fuselage, Fokker DR.1 204/17 was the aircraft in which he scored many of his 43 victories. Although the Sopwith Triplane had been withdrawn from service, German pilots frequently found their DR.1s being mistakenly attacked by their own flak batteries and, sometimes, by other pilots. For this reason, in march 1918, Baumers aircraft bore additional crosses on the centre of the tailplane and on the lower wings to aid identification. For some reason, his rudder displayed what appeared to be an incomplete border to the national marking. Nicknamed Der Eiserne Adler -The Iron Eagle - Paul Baumer survived the war, but died in a flying accident near Copenhagen whilst testing the Rohrbach Rofix fighter.  He is shown in action having just downed an RE.8 while, above him, Leutnant Otto Lofflers DR.1 190/17 banks into the sun to begin another attack.

Leutnant Paul Baumer by Ivan Berryman.
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  A Vought A-7 Corsair of VA-146 makes its  final approach to the sprawling deck of the USS America, (CVA-66) as she skirts Vietnamese waters in company with a little Rock-class missile / command cruiser. The A-7 became the Navys prime weapon toward the end of the war, playing a vital role in the anti-radiation Linebacker Raids.

USS America by Ivan Berryman (GL)
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In the spring of 1942, USS Washington was the first of Americas fast battleship fleet to participate in combat operations when she was briefly assigned to the Royal Navy. On 28th June 1942, together with HMS Duke of York, HMS Victorious and an accompanying cruiser and destroyer force, she formed part of the distant covering force to convoy PQ17, bound for Russia. In the Pacific later that same year, she became the only modern US battleship to engage an enemy capital ship, sinking the Japanese battlecruiser Kirishima.

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 Admiral von Spees Flagship SMS Scharnhorst leads SMS Gneisenau in the opening stages of engaging the Royal Naval ships east of the Falklands, 8th December 1914.

Battle of the Falkland Islands by Randall Wilson (GL)
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 One of the most iconic ships ever to serve in the Royal Navy, The three-decked second rate HMS Temeraire was built at Chatham in 1798 and spent many years blockading the French port of Brest before her finest hour at Trafalgar on 21st October 1805 when she came to the rescue of HMS Victory before capturing two prizes, the Redoutable and Fougueux, spending much of the battle with her captives lashed to her sides.  After spending her final years first as a prison hulk, then as a guard ship in the Medway, she was finally sold for scrap in 1838, her last journey being the subject of JMW Turner's most famous painting.  In this view, Temeraire is shown leaving the Plymouth in her pre-Trafalgar state before receiving her 'crowned head' figurehead.

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

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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 (GL)
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The British Grand Fleet had been virtually unopposed for nearly a century but now there was a challenge to the throne: the German Navy. Although smaller, it had caught up fast and by the time of Jutland, had some telling advantages over the British Fleet. the plan for the battle was to lure the British Grand Fleet into a lethal trap in German waters. In the event although desperately fought by both sides, the battle was a stale mate. the confused conflict was hampered on both sides by bad luck, bad weather and poor communications. at the end of the battle, the Royal navy had suffered higher losses in men and ships, but the German fleet never ventured out of harbour to seek battle again.

The Battle of Jutland, HMS Royal Oak by Anthony Saunders (P)
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MILITARY PRINTS

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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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GISD4871GS. The Morning Gun by Richard Paton.
The Morning Gun by Richard Paton. (GS)
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While King Henry VIII was invading France, King James IV of Scotland crossed the Tweed into Northern England with a Scots Army of 50,000. With the majority of the English army away in France, the defense of England was left to Thomas Howard Earl of Surrey with an army of 25,000 men. The murderous storm of arrows from the English longbow men cut though he Scottish Schiltrons (dense circles of Spearman). The English cavalry exploited this, cutting through the Scots infantry. this was followed by hand to hand fighting, with the English infantry slaughtering the surviving Scots. At the end of the battle King James IV was dead, along with most of the Scottish nobles. The battle was the last battle to be won by the longbow.

Battle of Flodden 9th september 1513 by Brian Palmer (P)
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The crack Iron Brigade of Brigadier General Wadsworths 1st Division of the army of the Potomac were the first Infantry unit to arrive on the field of Gettysburg in support of Brigadier General Bufords cavalry division who had stumbled upon General Lees advancing Army of North Virginia. The Brigade suffered 1,200 casualties out of 1800 engaged in the battle.

The Iron Brigade During the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Brian Palmer.
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 Battle of Hydaspes. Porus had a very large army which included 200 war elephants. The battle saw a charge by the elephants, against the Macedonian forces, which began to look successful. Seeing this, Porus Cavalry charged, against Alexanders cavalry (in this period it was very unusual to have cavalry contact) The elephant charge began to falter and the battle edged towards victory for Alexander. Due to his admiration of Porus as a leader, Alexander granted him honourable terms and built an alliance with him. His army was not so fortunate, with 3,000 cavalry lost and 20,000 infantry killed.

Defeat of Porus by Alexander the Great 326BC by Francois Louis Joseph Watteau. (Y)
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Stonewall Jackson with the Stonewall Brigade during the Valley Campaign of 1862.

Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) Jackson by Chris Collingwood. (P)
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Parliamentarian Cavalry shown returning from a sortie. The name Roundhead was given to the supporters of Parliament during the English civil war . The name, which originated in1641,  and  referred to the short haircuts most of the Roundheads had.
Roundheads Returning From a Raid by Ernest Crofts.
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 Toldi IIa Light tank and troops of the Hungarian Army watch out for marauding enemy aircraft as they move forward to attempt to stem the oncoming Soviet tide.

Last of the Honved, Eastern Hungary, Autumn 1944 by David Pentland. (GS)
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SPORT PRINTS

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Adelaide, Australia, the final race of the 1993 Formula 1 season.  Ayrton Senna was tragically killed at Imola, Italy, in May the following year.

Sennas Final Victory by Ivan Berryman.
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B48. Michael Schumacher/ Ferrari F.310 by Ivan Berryman

Michael Schumacher/ Ferrari F.310 by Ivan Berryman
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 At the end of the first race of the 2003 season, Neil Hodgson raises his fist in salute, serving notice that this year - 2003 - the title of Champion would be his.
Serving Notice by Robert Tomlin.
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B40. Jean Alesi/ Benetton B.196

Jean Alesi/ Benetton B.196 by Ivan Berryman
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B50. Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman.

Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman.
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DB019. Billy Bremner by Darren Baker.
Billy Bremner by Darren Baker
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 Following the success of several French imports to Highbury, Arsene Wenger again turned to his home country in search of another midfield maestro.  Robert Pires was duly signed from Marseille in July 2000 in a 6 million pound deal.  Robert Pires has adjusted quickly to the English game.  Pires and his love affair with English football comes from the intensity of the game teamed with the passion from the Highbury fans.  On describing the fans' reaction when he scores, he said, <i>It's an unbelievablesensation to be standing on the pitch when the whole crowd erupts.</i>  For a man who played in a European championship final, and who won the World Cup, these words must sound sweet to the Highbury faithful.  Robert Pires received the recognition his talent deserved on winning the Football Writer's Player of the Year Award in the 2001/02 season.

Robert Pires by Gary Brandham.
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SPC427.  Heroes of Goodison Park by Doug Harker.

Heroes of Goodison Park by Doug Harker.
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