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Hawthorn Leslie - World Naval Ships Directory

Hawthorn Leslie

Builder : Hawthorn Leslie
Country : UK

Ships built by Hawthorn Leslie (ordered by launch date)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMS Bellona29th August 1890Sold 10th July 1906.
HMS Opossum4th October 1895Sold for breaking July 1920
HMS Ranger4th October 1895Sold 20th May 1920.
HMS Sunfish23rd May 1895Sold 7th June 1920.
HMS Cheerful14th July 1897Mined and sunk off Shetland Isles on 30 June 1917.
HMS Mermaid22nd February 1898Sold 23rd July 1919.
HMS Viper6th September 1899Wrecked 3rd August 1901.
HMS Greyhound6th October 1900Sold for scrap June 1919
HMS Racehorse8th November 1900Sold for scrap 23rd March 1920.
HMS Roebuck4th January 1901Scrapped 1919.
HMS Velox7th June 1902Laid down on 10th April 1901 and originally named Python. Purchased from builder 7th June 1902. Sunk 25th October 1915.
HMS Derwent14th February 1903Sunk off Le Havre 2nd May 1917.
HMS Eden13th March 1903Rammed and sunk by SS France in English Channel on 18 June 1916.
HMS Waveney15th March 1903Sold for breaking February 1920
HMS Kale8th November 1904Mined and sunk in North Sea on 27 March 1918.
HMS Doon8th November 1904Sold 27th May 1919.
HMS Boyne12th September 1904Sold 30th August 1919.
HMS Ghurka29th April 1907Sunk 8th February 1917.
HMS Zulu16th September 1909Stern damaged by mine, 8th November 1916. Forward part paired with aft section of HMS Nubian to create HMS Zubian, 1917.
HMS Scourge11th February 1910Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Nemesis9th August 1910Loaned to Japan (Kanran) June 1917.
HMS Nereide6th September 1910Sold 1st December 1921.
HMS Nymphe31st January 1911Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Tigress20th December 1911Sold 9 May 1921
HMS Jackal9th September 1911Sold September 1920
HMS Cockatrice8th November 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Christopher29th August 1912Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMS Contest7th January 1913Sunk 18th September 1917.
HMS Lucifer29th December 1913Sold for scrapping 1921
HMS Mansfield3rd December 1914Sold 26th October 1921.
HMS Mentor21st August 1914Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Trident20th November 1915Originally ordered for the Turkish Navy, but on the outbreak of the First World War she was taken over as HMS Offa, then renamed Trident before launching. Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Marksman28th April 1915Sold for scrap 8th November 1921.
HMS Champion29th May 1915Sold for scrap 28th July 1934
HMS Talisman15th July 1915Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Termagant26th August 1915Sold for scrap 25th January 1923.
HMS Turbulent5th January 1916Sunk 1st June 1916 at Battle of Jutland.
HMS Stork15th November 1916Sold 7th October 1927.
HMS Plover3rd March 1916Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMS Pigeon3rd March 1916Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Sarpedon1st June 1916Sold for breaking 13 July 1926.
HMS Starfish27th September 1916Sold for breaking 21 April 1928
HMS Thruster10th January 1917Scrapped 16th March 1937.
HMS Calypso24th January 1917Sunk 12th June 1940
HMS Verulam3rd October 1917Sunk 4th September 1919.
HMS Versatile31st October 1917Sold for scrap 7th May 1947.
HMS Warwick28th December 1917Sunk 20th February 1944.
HMS Thisbe8th March 1917Sold for breaking August 1936
Kanran *June 1917Loaned from UK (ex - Nemesis) June 1917. Returned to UK (Nemesis) 1919.
HMS Verdun21st August 1917Scrapped 3rd March 1946.
HMS Tenedos21st October 1918Sunk 5th April 1942.
HMS Thanet5th November 1918Sunk in action off Malaya 27 January 1942
HMS Wessex12th March 1918Sunk 24th May 1940.
HMS Stuart22nd August 1918To Australia (Stuart) October 1933.
HMS Nemesis *1919Returned from Japan (ex - Kanran) 1919. Sold 26th November 1921.
HMS Montrose29th May 1919Sold for scrap 31st January 1946.
HMS Turbulent29th May 1919Scrapped 25th August 1936.
HMS Thracian5th March 1920Commadeered by Japan (101) September 1942.
HMS Sussex22nd February 1928Scrapped 1950
HMS Bridgewater14th September 1928Sold for scrap 25th May 1947.
HMS Sandwich29th September 1928Sold 8th January 1946.
HMS Antelope27th July 1929Sold for scrap January 1946.
HMS Active9th July 1929Scrapped 20th May 1947.
HMS Blanche29th May 1930Sunk by mine in Thames estuary 13th November 1939.
HMS Boadicea23rd September 1930Sunk by aircraft 13th June 1944 while supporting the Normandy landings.
Goncalves Zarco28th November 1932Discarded 1960s.
HMS Diana16th June 1932To Canada (Margaree) 6th September 1940.
HMS Duchess19th July 1932Sunk in collision, 12th December 1939.
Goncalo Vehlo3rd August 1932Discarded 1960s.
HMAS Stuart *12th October 1933From UK (ex - Stuart) October 1933. Sold February 1947.
HMS Electra15th February 1934Sunk 27th February 1942.
HMS Encounter29th March 1934Sunk 1st March 1942.
HMIS Indus24th August 1934Sunk 6th April 1942.
HMS Imogen30th October 1936Sunk in collision 16th July 1940.
HMS Imperial11th December 1936Sunk 29th May 1941.
HMS Manchester12th April 1937Sunk 13th August 1942
HMS Kelly25th October 1938Sunk 23rd May 1941.
HMS Jervis9th September 1938Sold for scrap 3rd January 1949.
HMS Legion26th December 1939Sunk 26th March 1942.
HMS Naiad3rd February 1939Sunk 11th March 1942.
HMS Cleopatra27th March 1940Scrapped 1958
HMS Lightning22nd April 1940Sunk 12th March 1943.
HMS Welshman4th September 1940Sunk 1st February 1943.
HMCS Margaree *6th September 1940From UK (ex - Diana) 6th September 1940. Sunk in collision 22nd October 1940.
HMS Pakenham28th January 1941Lost 16 April 1943
HMS SGB617th November 1941Renamed Grey Shark 1944.
HMS Quilliam29th November 1941To Netherlands November 1945, renamed Banckert.
HMS Pathfinder10th April 1941Scrapped November 1948.
HMS Bedale23rd July 1941Loaned to Poland renamed (Slazak) 17th April 1942. Completed on 9th May 1942.
HMS SGB527th August 1941Renamed Grey Owl 1944.
HMS Bicester5th September 1941Scrapped 22nd August 1956.
HMS Blean15th January 1942Sunk 11th December 1942.
HMS Saumarez20th November 1942Scrapped October 1950
HMS Quadrant28th February 1942To Australia 1945.
ORP Slazak *April 1942Loaned from UK (ex - Bedale) April 1942. Renamed Bedale November 1946.
HMS Quail1st June 1942Mined 15th November 1943, foundered under tow 18th June 1944.
HMS Diadem26th August 1942To Pakistan (Babur) 1956
101 *September 1942Commandeered from UK (ex - Thracian) September 1942. Returned to UK (Thracian) 4th September 1945.
HMS Savage24th September 1942Scrapped April 1962
HMS Armada9th December 1943Scrapped 1965
HMS Apollo5th April 1943Scrapped November 1962.
HMS Whelp3rd June 1943To South Africa (Simon Van Der Stel) 23rd February 1953.
HMS Whirlwind30th August 1943Foundered as target 29th October 1974.
HMS Grey Owl *1944Renamed (ex - SGB5) 1944. Sold to British Iron and Steel and scrapped 15th December 1949.
HMS Grey Shark *1944Renamed (ex- SGB6) 1944. Sold 13 October 1947 and became a houseboat in 1949.
HMS Triumph2nd October 1944Scrapped 1981
HMS Solebay22nd February 1944Scrapped 11th August 1967.
HMS Saintes19th July 1944Sold for scrap 26th June 1972.
HMS Agincourt29th January 1945Scrapped October 1974.
HMAS Quadrant *18th October 1945From UK (ex - Quadrant) October 1945. Sold 7th January 1963.
Banckert *22nd November 1945Scrapped 8th February 1957.
HMS Alamein12th May 1945Scrapped 1st December 1964.
HMS Thracian *4th September 1945Returned from Japan (ex - 101) 4th September 1945. Sold for scrap February 1946.
HMS Bedale *November 1946Returned to UK and renamed (ex - Slazak) November 1946. To India (Godaveri) 27th April 1953.
HMS Jutland20th February 1946Laid down as Malplaquet, renamed Jutland in December 1945. Scrapped 14th May 1965.
Simon Van Der Stel *23rd February 1953From UK (ex - Whelp) 23rd February 1953. Scrapped 1976.
Godaveri *27th April 1953From Poland (ex - Bedale) 27th April 1953. Deleted 1979.
HMS Llandaff30th November 1955Sold to Bangladesh (Umar Farooq) 10th December 1976.
PNS Babur *29th February 1956From UK (Diadem) 1956. Renamed Jahangir in 1982 for use as cadet training.
HMS Argonaut8th February 1966Scrapped 1995.
Umar Farooq *10th December 1976Purchased from UK (ex - Llandaff) 10th December 1976. Deleted 1998.

Ships built by Hawthorn Leslie(ordered by name)... :

NameLaunchedFate
101 *September 1942Commandeered from UK (ex - Thracian) September 1942. Returned to UK (Thracian) 4th September 1945.
HMS Active9th July 1929Scrapped 20th May 1947.
HMS Agincourt29th January 1945Scrapped October 1974.
HMS Alamein12th May 1945Scrapped 1st December 1964.
HMS Antelope27th July 1929Sold for scrap January 1946.
HMS Apollo5th April 1943Scrapped November 1962.
HMS Argonaut8th February 1966Scrapped 1995.
HMS Armada9th December 1943Scrapped 1965
PNS Babur *29th February 1956From UK (Diadem) 1956. Renamed Jahangir in 1982 for use as cadet training.
Banckert *22nd November 1945Scrapped 8th February 1957.
HMS Bedale *November 1946Returned to UK and renamed (ex - Slazak) November 1946. To India (Godaveri) 27th April 1953.
HMS Bedale23rd July 1941Loaned to Poland renamed (Slazak) 17th April 1942. Completed on 9th May 1942.
HMS Bellona29th August 1890Sold 10th July 1906.
HMS Bicester5th September 1941Scrapped 22nd August 1956.
HMS Blanche29th May 1930Sunk by mine in Thames estuary 13th November 1939.
HMS Blean15th January 1942Sunk 11th December 1942.
HMS Boadicea23rd September 1930Sunk by aircraft 13th June 1944 while supporting the Normandy landings.
HMS Boyne12th September 1904Sold 30th August 1919.
HMS Bridgewater14th September 1928Sold for scrap 25th May 1947.
HMS Calypso24th January 1917Sunk 12th June 1940
HMS Champion29th May 1915Sold for scrap 28th July 1934
HMS Cheerful14th July 1897Mined and sunk off Shetland Isles on 30 June 1917.
HMS Christopher29th August 1912Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMS Cleopatra27th March 1940Scrapped 1958
HMS Cockatrice8th November 1912Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Contest7th January 1913Sunk 18th September 1917.
HMS Derwent14th February 1903Sunk off Le Havre 2nd May 1917.
HMS Diadem26th August 1942To Pakistan (Babur) 1956
HMS Diana16th June 1932To Canada (Margaree) 6th September 1940.
HMS Doon8th November 1904Sold 27th May 1919.
HMS Duchess19th July 1932Sunk in collision, 12th December 1939.
HMS Eden13th March 1903Rammed and sunk by SS France in English Channel on 18 June 1916.
HMS Electra15th February 1934Sunk 27th February 1942.
HMS Encounter29th March 1934Sunk 1st March 1942.
HMS Ghurka29th April 1907Sunk 8th February 1917.
Godaveri *27th April 1953From Poland (ex - Bedale) 27th April 1953. Deleted 1979.
Goncalo Vehlo3rd August 1932Discarded 1960s.
Goncalves Zarco28th November 1932Discarded 1960s.
HMS Grey Owl *1944Renamed (ex - SGB5) 1944. Sold to British Iron and Steel and scrapped 15th December 1949.
HMS Grey Shark *1944Renamed (ex- SGB6) 1944. Sold 13 October 1947 and became a houseboat in 1949.
HMS Greyhound6th October 1900Sold for scrap June 1919
HMS Imogen30th October 1936Sunk in collision 16th July 1940.
HMS Imperial11th December 1936Sunk 29th May 1941.
HMIS Indus24th August 1934Sunk 6th April 1942.
HMS Jackal9th September 1911Sold September 1920
HMS Jervis9th September 1938Sold for scrap 3rd January 1949.
HMS Jutland20th February 1946Laid down as Malplaquet, renamed Jutland in December 1945. Scrapped 14th May 1965.
HMS Kale8th November 1904Mined and sunk in North Sea on 27 March 1918.
Kanran *June 1917Loaned from UK (ex - Nemesis) June 1917. Returned to UK (Nemesis) 1919.
HMS Kelly25th October 1938Sunk 23rd May 1941.
HMS Legion26th December 1939Sunk 26th March 1942.
HMS Lightning22nd April 1940Sunk 12th March 1943.
HMS Llandaff30th November 1955Sold to Bangladesh (Umar Farooq) 10th December 1976.
HMS Lucifer29th December 1913Sold for scrapping 1921
HMS Manchester12th April 1937Sunk 13th August 1942
HMS Mansfield3rd December 1914Sold 26th October 1921.
HMCS Margaree *6th September 1940From UK (ex - Diana) 6th September 1940. Sunk in collision 22nd October 1940.
HMS Marksman28th April 1915Sold for scrap 8th November 1921.
HMS Mentor21st August 1914Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Mermaid22nd February 1898Sold 23rd July 1919.
HMS Montrose29th May 1919Sold for scrap 31st January 1946.
HMS Naiad3rd February 1939Sunk 11th March 1942.
HMS Nemesis *1919Returned from Japan (ex - Kanran) 1919. Sold 26th November 1921.
HMS Nemesis9th August 1910Loaned to Japan (Kanran) June 1917.
HMS Nereide6th September 1910Sold 1st December 1921.
HMS Nymphe31st January 1911Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Opossum4th October 1895Sold for breaking July 1920
HMS Pakenham28th January 1941Lost 16 April 1943
HMS Pathfinder10th April 1941Scrapped November 1948.
HMS Pigeon3rd March 1916Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Plover3rd March 1916Sold for breaking 9 May 1921
HMAS Quadrant *18th October 1945From UK (ex - Quadrant) October 1945. Sold 7th January 1963.
HMS Quadrant28th February 1942To Australia 1945.
HMS Quail1st June 1942Mined 15th November 1943, foundered under tow 18th June 1944.
HMS Quilliam29th November 1941To Netherlands November 1945, renamed Banckert.
HMS Racehorse8th November 1900Sold for scrap 23rd March 1920.
HMS Ranger4th October 1895Sold 20th May 1920.
HMS Roebuck4th January 1901Scrapped 1919.
HMS Saintes19th July 1944Sold for scrap 26th June 1972.
HMS Sandwich29th September 1928Sold 8th January 1946.
HMS Sarpedon1st June 1916Sold for breaking 13 July 1926.
HMS Saumarez20th November 1942Scrapped October 1950
HMS Savage24th September 1942Scrapped April 1962
HMS Scourge11th February 1910Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS SGB527th August 1941Renamed Grey Owl 1944.
HMS SGB617th November 1941Renamed Grey Shark 1944.
Simon Van Der Stel *23rd February 1953From UK (ex - Whelp) 23rd February 1953. Scrapped 1976.
ORP Slazak *April 1942Loaned from UK (ex - Bedale) April 1942. Renamed Bedale November 1946.
HMS Solebay22nd February 1944Scrapped 11th August 1967.
HMS Starfish27th September 1916Sold for breaking 21 April 1928
HMS Stork15th November 1916Sold 7th October 1927.
HMS Stuart22nd August 1918To Australia (Stuart) October 1933.
HMAS Stuart *12th October 1933From UK (ex - Stuart) October 1933. Sold February 1947.
HMS Sunfish23rd May 1895Sold 7th June 1920.
HMS Sussex22nd February 1928Scrapped 1950
HMS Talisman15th July 1915Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Tenedos21st October 1918Sunk 5th April 1942.
HMS Termagant26th August 1915Sold for scrap 25th January 1923.
HMS Thanet5th November 1918Sunk in action off Malaya 27 January 1942
HMS Thisbe8th March 1917Sold for breaking August 1936
HMS Thracian *4th September 1945Returned from Japan (ex - 101) 4th September 1945. Sold for scrap February 1946.
HMS Thracian5th March 1920Commadeered by Japan (101) September 1942.
HMS Thruster10th January 1917Scrapped 16th March 1937.
HMS Tigress20th December 1911Sold 9 May 1921
HMS Trident20th November 1915Originally ordered for the Turkish Navy, but on the outbreak of the First World War she was taken over as HMS Offa, then renamed Trident before launching. Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Triumph2nd October 1944Scrapped 1981
HMS Turbulent5th January 1916Sunk 1st June 1916 at Battle of Jutland.
HMS Turbulent29th May 1919Scrapped 25th August 1936.
Umar Farooq *10th December 1976Purchased from UK (ex - Llandaff) 10th December 1976. Deleted 1998.
HMS Velox7th June 1902Laid down on 10th April 1901 and originally named Python. Purchased from builder 7th June 1902. Sunk 25th October 1915.
HMS Verdun21st August 1917Scrapped 3rd March 1946.
HMS Versatile31st October 1917Sold for scrap 7th May 1947.
HMS Verulam3rd October 1917Sunk 4th September 1919.
HMS Viper6th September 1899Wrecked 3rd August 1901.
HMS Warwick28th December 1917Sunk 20th February 1944.
HMS Waveney15th March 1903Sold for breaking February 1920
HMS Welshman4th September 1940Sunk 1st February 1943.
HMS Wessex12th March 1918Sunk 24th May 1940.
HMS Whelp3rd June 1943To South Africa (Simon Van Der Stel) 23rd February 1953.
HMS Whirlwind30th August 1943Foundered as target 29th October 1974.
HMS Zulu16th September 1909Stern damaged by mine, 8th November 1916. Forward part paired with aft section of HMS Nubian to create HMS Zubian, 1917.

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

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 2 Mk7 Lynx of 664/661 sqn. AAc, providing Top Cover for an UN PROFOR Convoy in Bosnia Herzegovina.

Op Grapple by John Wynne Hopkins.
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 Douglas C47 Dakotas fly into the landing and drop zone at Renkum Heath, September 17th 1944.

Arnhem by Simon Smith (Y)
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 Aircraft number 2247, flown by Lt McElroy, attacks the Yokosuka Yard near Tokyo. He was one of the 18 B25 Mitchell bombers which took part in the famous retaliatory raid on Japan.

Doolittle Raider, Tokyo, April 18th 1942 by David Pentland.
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 Depicting the No.19 Sqn Spitfire Mk.IIA of Flt Lt Walter Lawson attacking a a Bf.109 E-4 of JG.3 in the Summer of 1940. The final tally of Lawson before he was listed as missing in August 1941 was 6 confirmed, 1 shared, 3 probables and 1 damaged.  The Bf.109 shown here was flown by Oberleutnant Franz von Werra. He survived this encounter, but was shot down over Kent in September 1940.

Flt Lt Walter Lawson by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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 At 0154am, Pilot officer Les Knight in Avro Lancaster AJ-N transmitted the codeword Dinghy, the signal that the Eder Dam had been successfully breached. Although the target was undefended by flak, its location made it extremely difficult to hit. In fact, four of the five aircraft involved in the attack failed in their attempts and Knights was the last available aircraft carrying the last available bomb!
Target Y The Eder Dam Raid, The Ruhr Valley, 17th May 1942 by David Pentland.
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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. (GL)
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 With 39 confirmed victories to his credit, Major John Gilmour is also recognised as the joint highest scoring pilot on the Martinsyde G.100 Elephant, an unusual score given the poor performance of this aircraft in one-on-one combat. He was awarded the DSO, MC and 2 Bars during the course of his flying career and in 1917 was posted to 65 Squadron as Flight Commander flying Sopwith Camels. On 1st July 1918, he downed three Fokker D.VIIs, a Pfalz and an Albatros D.V in the space of just 45 minutes.  In 1918 he was promoted to the rank of major and posted to command 28 Squadron in Italy, staying with the trusty Camel, but he did not add further to his score, although his final un-confirmed total may have been as high as 44. He is depicted here claiming his second kill on 24th September 1916 when he destroyed a Fokker E.1 whilst flying Elephant No 7284.

Major John Gilmour by Ivan Berryman. (GS)
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 Royal Flying Corps SE5As of 56 squadron engaged in air combat with flying circus Fokker Dr1s commanded by the great German ace Baron von Richthofen, France 1917.

Brief Encounter by Gerald Coulson.
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 The mighty Bismarck returns fire to the fast-approaching HMS Hood a the start of a battle that would see both adversaries tragically sunk.

Bismarck Replies to HMS Hood by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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USS Missouri and HMS King George V head south to Tokyo for the surrender, after completing the last shore bombardment of mainland Japan, 1945.

Setting of the Sun by Randall Wilson.
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 Grand Harbour, Malta, April 1932. The R-Class battleship HMS Revenge slips majestically past the carrier HMS Furious as she lies at anchor as three of her Fairey IIIFs fly overhead on a routine training sortie.

HMS Furious with HMS Revenge by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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The Pedestal Convoy of August 1942 was one of the most heavily protected convoys in the history of sea warfare.  Fourteen of the fastest cargo ships of the time were protected by 4 carriers, 2 battleships, 7 cruisers and 32 destroyers.  The destroyer HMS Ashanti is in the foreground of the painting.  Also depicted are the carrier HMS Indomitable, with her Hurricanes cirling the convoy overhead, and the cargoe ship Port Chalmers to the right of the picture.

Pedestal Convoy by Anthony Saunders (Y)
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The Brethren of the Coast or the Brethren, was a loose coalition of pirates and privateers also known as Buccaneers who operated during the 1600s and 1700s in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico and also in the Atlantic Ocean.  They were a syndicate of pirate captains with letters of marque and reprisal who regulated their privateering enterprises within the community of privateers.
Brethren of the Coast by Chris Collingwood. (Y)
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HMS Coventry comes under air attack from aircraft off Tobruk, 14th September 1942.  As well as losing the anti-aircraft cruiser HMS Coventry, the Allies also lost  HMS Zulu and six coastal craft sunk by bombing as they were returning from Tobruk.  HMS Coventry was rated as one of the most effective anti-aircraft ships in the entire British navy, downing more aircraft than any other ship.

HMS Coventry by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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At 12.30pm on the 21st of October 1805, Admiral Lord Nelson on board his flagship, HMS Victory, breaks the line of the combined French and Spanish fleets.  The Victory is delivering a devastating stern rake to the 80 gun French ship Bucentaure, the flagship of the combined fleets, commanded by Vice-Admiral P. C. J. B. S. Villeneuve.  Starboard to the Victory is the 74 gun Redoutable.  This ship, the Victory and HMS Temeraire, seen left, became locked together soon after, the unequal exchange resulting in the Redoutable having the highest casualties during the entire battle.

Breaking the Line at the Battle of Trafalgar by Graeme Lothian. (AP)
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With her mizzen top already gone and her sails aloft having received severe punishment, Victory breaks through the line behind the French flagship Bucentaure, delivering a shattering broadside into her stern.  So severe was this opening fire that the Bucentaure was effectively put out of the rest of the battle, although Admiral Villeneuve himself was to miraculously survive the carnage.  Beyong Victory can be seen the French Redoubtable, which is receiving fire from Victorys starboard guns, and the Spanish San Leandro is in the extreme distance.  Most of Victorys stunsails have been cut away, but it was her stunsail booms that became entangled with the rigging of the Redoubtable when she put her helm to port and ran onto her.  Admiral Nelson fell shortly afterward, having received a fatal wound from a musket ball fired by a French sharpshooter in Redoubtables mizzen fighting top.  The Temeraire can be seen approaching the fray to the right.

Trafalgar - The Destruction of the Bucentaure by Ivan Berryman.
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Saint Joan of Arc ca. 1412 – 30 May 1431.   In France  she is a national heroine and a catholic saint.  Joan of Arc was a peasant girl born in eastern France, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years War, claiming divine guidance, and was indirectly responsible for the coronation of Charles VII.  Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English, tried by an ecclesiastical court, and burned at the stake when she was nineteen years old.

Joan of Arc by Sir John Gilbert.
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Depicting Bonnie Prince Charlie leaving after his defeat in the Rebellion.

Lochaber No More by J.B. Macdonald.
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 The Black Watch advance up the slopes of the hills overlooking the River Alma, defeating the Russian defenders. A British Victory in the Crimean Campaign.

Alma Forward the 42nd by Robert Gibb. (Y)
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 Depicting French Cuirassiers capturing a Russian Standard.
A Cavalry Skirmish by Theodore Gericault.
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 After suppressing the initial German defences, the Sherman Crab flail tank of Lance Sgt Johnson, 3 Troop C Squadron the 22nd Dragoons, 79th Armoured Division,  clears a path through a minefield to allow tanks of 27th Armoured Brigade, and men of 3rd Infantry Division to breakout  from the beaches. Fire support from surviving Sherman DD (amphibious) tanks of 13th /18th Hussars (QMO), proved invaluable in the initial push towards Caen

D-Day, Sword Beach, Normandy 1944 by David Pentland. (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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 At 0620 hours covered by a brief barrage from 1000 guns, Brigadier General Elles in a MkIV called Hilda led his 476 tanks against the impregnable German Hindenburg line at Cambrai.  Supported by 6 infantry divisions and 4 Royal Flying Corps squadrons flying ground attack missions, the attack had broken through 3 trench lines and penetrated 5 miles on a 6 mile front by lunchtime.  Although these gains were not exploited and later retaken by a German counter offensive, Cambrai showed the full potential of the tank on the battlefield.

To the Green Fields Beyond, Cambrai, France, 20th November 1917 by David Pentland. (GL)
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 The Mark IV Tank of Lt. F. MItchell MC, 1st battalion Tank Corps engages A7V tanks at Villers-Bretonneux, 24th April 1918.

The First Tank versus Tank Action by David Rowlands. (C)
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 England 53 - South Africa 3, Twickenham, Novermber 23rd 2002. England: Robinson, Cohen, Tindall, Greenwood, Christophers, Wilkinson, Dawson, Vickery, Leonard, Thompson, Johnson, Kay, Moody, Back, Hill. (Subs): Dallaglio, Gomersall, Healey, Morris, Regan, Stimpson. Scores: Try - Cohen, 2 Tries - Greenwood, Try - Back, Try - Hill, Try - Dallaglio, Penalty Try, 2 Penalties - Wilkinson, Conversion - Wilkinson, Conversion - Dawson, 2 Conversions - Gomersall, 2 Conversions - Stimpson. <br><br>South Africa: Greef, Paulse, Fleck, James, Lombard, Pretorius, Conradie, Roux, Dalton, Venter, Lambuschagne, Krige, Wannenburg, Van Niekerk. (Subs): Jacobs, Jordaan, Russell, Uys, Van Biljon, Van der Linde, Wentzel. Score : Penalty - Pretorius.

England v South Africa - Investec 2002 by Doug Harker. (Y)
Half Price! - £100.00
B43. Damon Hill/ Williams Renault FW.18 by Ivan Berryman

Damon Hill/ Williams Renault FW.18 by Ivan Berryman
Half Price! - £40.00


Michael Atherton by Keith Fearon.
Half Price! - £70.00
FAR1007. Hodgson at Speed by Derrick Mark.
Hodgson at Speed by Derrick Mark.
Half Price! - £25.00

 A cricketing genius, Sir Garfield Sobers excelled at all aspects of the game.  One of his most memorable moments being the six consecutive sixes hit off one over. 

Sir Garfield Sobers by Gary Keane.
Half Price! - £60.00
SC34. Throwing the Discus by Eduard Joseph Danton.

Throwing the Discus by Eduard Joseph Danton.
Half Price! - £30.00
PDB3.  Lenox Lewis II by Peter Deighan.
Lenox Lewis II by Peter Deighan.
Half Price! - £41.00

Legends of English Football by Robert Highton - Gold Edition. (Y)
Half Price! - £248.00

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