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Fairfield - World Naval Ships Directory

Fairfield

Builder : Fairfield
Country : UK

Ships built by Fairfield (ordered by launch date)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMS Agamemnon17th September 1879Scrapped January 1903.
HMS Australia25th November 1886Scrapped in 1905
HMS Magicienne12th May 1888Sold 11th July 1905.
HMS Marathon23rd August 1888Sold 11th August 1905.
HMS Hunter28th December 1895Sold for breaking 1912
HMS Diana5th December 1895Sold 1st July 1920
HMS Hart27th March 1895Sold for breaking at Hong Kong 1912
HMS Handy9th March 1895Sold for breaking at Hong Kong 1916
HMS Venus5th September 1895Sold for scrap 22nd September 1921.
HMS Diadem21st October 1896Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Gipsy9th March 1897Sold 17th March 1921.
HMS Osprey17th April 1897Scrapped 4th November 1919
HMS Fairy29th May 1897Foundered 31st May 1918.
HMS Argonaut24th January 1898Sold for scrap 18th May 1920, scrapped 4th September 1921.
HMS Hermes7th April 1898Sunk 31st October 1914
HMS Leven28th June 1898Sold 14th September 1920.
HMS Highflyer4th June 1898Sold for scrap 10th June 1921
HMS Falcon22nd December 1899Sunk in collision with trawler John Fitzgerald in the North Sea on 1 April 1918
HMS Cressy4th December 1899Sunk 22nd September 1914.
HMS Ostrich22nd March 1900Sold for breaking April 1920
HMS Aboukir16th May 1900Sunk 22nd September 1914
HMS Good Hope21st February 1901Sunk with the loss of entire crew of 900 on 1st November 1914
HMS Bedford31st August 1901Wrecked 21st August 1910
HMS Donegal4th September 1902Sold for scrap 1st July 1920
HMS Commonwealth13th May 1903Sold for scrap 18th November 1921.
HMS Foresight8th October 1904Sold for scrap 3rd March 1920
HMS Cochrane28th May 1905Wrecked 14th November 1918
HMS Indomitable16th March 1907Sold for scrap 1st December 1921
HMS Grasshopper23rd November 1909Sold 1st November 1921
HMS Glasgow30th September 1909Sold for scrap 29th April 1927
HMS Mosquito27th January 1910Sold 31st August 1920.
HMS Scorpion19th February 1910Sold 26th October 1921.
HMS Cameleon2nd June 1910Sold 15th November 1921.
HMS Comet23rd June 1910Sunk 6th August 1918.
HMS Goldfinch12th July 1910Wrecked 19th February 1915.
HMS New Zealand1st July 1911Sold for scrap 10th December 1922.
HMS Lawford30th October 1913Sold for scrapping 1921
HMS Louis30th December 1913Wrecked in Suvla Bay 31 October 1915.
HMS Fortune17th March 1913Sunk by SMS Westfalen at Battle of Jutland on 1 June 1916
HMS Laforey22nd August 1913Sunk 23rd March 1917.
HMS Campania27th November 1914Laid down as RMS Campania in 1892. Purchased (ex private Campania) 27th November 1914. Sunk in collision with HMS Royal Oak and Glorious in Firth of Forth November 1918.
HMS Valiant4th November 1914Sold for scrap 19th March 1948, eventually scrapped at Troon two years later.
HMS Melampus16th December 1914Laid down as Melampus for the Greek Navy and purchased before completion. Sold for scrap 22nd September 1921.
HMS Lydiard26th February 1914Sold for scrapping November 1921
HMS Undaunted28th April 1914Sold for scrap 9th April 1923
HMS Mischief12th October 1915Sold for breaking 8 November 1921
HMS Onslaught4th December 1915Sold for breaking 30 October 1921
HMS Melpomene1st February 1915Laid down as Samos for the Greek Navy and purchased while building. Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Mandate27th April 1915Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Manners15th June 1915Sold for breaking 26 October 1921
HMS Mindful24th August 1915Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS E372nd September 1915Lost 1 December 1916
HMS Pheasant23rd October 1916Sunk by Mine off the Orkney Islands 1 March 1917
HMS K1311th November 1916Foundered 29th January 1917. Salved, renamed HMS K22, March 1917.
HMS Phoebe20th November 1916Sold 15th November 1921.
HMS Onslow15th February 1916Sold for breaking 26 October 1921
HMS Renown4th March 1916Scrapped at Faslane, Scotland in August 1948.
HMS Observer1st May 1916Sold 30th October 1921.
HMS E4729th May 1916Lost 20 August 1917
HMS E3813th June 1916Scrapped September 1922
HMS Offa7th June 1916Sold 30th October 1921.
HMS Orcadia26th July 1916Sold for scrap 30th October 1921.
HMS E482nd August 1916Scrapped July 1928
HMS Oriana23rd September 1916Sold 31st October 1921.
HMS Tempest26th January 1917Scrapped 28th January 1937.
HMS Venetia29th October 1917Sunk 19th October 1940.
HMS Walrus27th December 1917Scrapped October 1938.
HMS Irvine8th December 1917Sold 21st February 1923.
HMS K148th February 1917Sold 1926.
HMS K22 *15th March 1917Laid down as K13 on 1st October 1915 and launched on 11th November 1916. Sank on trials and raised then renamed (ex - K13) March 1917. Sold 16th December 1926.
HMS Undine22nd March 1917Sold April 1928.
HMS Cardiff12th April 1917Sold for scrap 23rd January 1946
HMS Vendetta3rd September 1917Transferred to Royal Australian Navy October 1933
HMS L1516th January 1918Sold February 1932.
HMS Spear9th November 1918Sold for breaking 13 July 1926
HMS Colombo18th December 1918Sold for scrap 22nd January 1948
HMS Spindrift30th December 1918Sold for breaking July 1936
HMS Lydd4th December 1918Sold 13th March 1947.
HMS KendalFebruary 1918Sold 1928
HMS Wolfhound14th March 1918Sold for scrap 18th February 1948.
HMS L169th April 1918Sold February 1932.
HMS Sikh7th May 1918Sold for scrap 26th July 1927.
HMS KinrossJune 1918Mined and sunk 16 June 1919
HMS Sirdar6th July 1918Sold for breaking 4 May 1934
HMS Carlisle9th July 1918Scrapped 1949
HMS Somme10th September 1918Sold for breaking 25 August 1932
HMS L5521st September 1918Sunk 9th June 1919. Salvaged on 11th August 1928 and commissioned into the Soviet Navy. Scrapped c1960.
HMS Wanderer1st May 1919Sold for scrap January 1946.
HMS L5629th May 1919Scrapped 16th April 1938.
HMS Despatch24th September 1919Sold for scrap 5th April 1946
RFA MaineOctober 1920Launched as SS Panama. Broken up in Bo'ness, Scotland, 1948
HMS Berwick30th March 1926Scrapped 12th July 1948
HMS Norfolk12th December 1928Scrapped 1950
HMS Dainty3rd May 1932Sunk 24th February 1941.
HMS Delight2nd June 1932Sunk 29th July 1940.
HMS Garland21st October 1935Loaned to Poland (ORP Garland) 3rd May 1940. Returned to RN 24th September 1946, sold to Netherlands Navy and renamed Marnix on 14th November 1946, scrapped 1968.
HMS Gipsy7th November 1935Sunk 21st November 1939. The two sections of the wreck were later beached, and were salvaged and broken up in 1940.
HMS Kingfisher14th February 1935Sold for scrap 21st April 1947.
HMS Liverpool24th March 1937Scrapped 1958
HMS Gurkha7th July 1937Lost 9 April 1940
HMS Maori2nd September 1937Lost 12 February 1942
HMS Juno8th December 1938Sunk 21st May 1941.
HMS Kelvin19th January 1939Sold 6th April 1949.
HMS Phoebe25th March 1939Scrapped 1956
HMS Howe9th April 1940Scrapped at Inverkeithing 4th June 1958.
HMS Napier22nd May 1940Commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy on 28th November 1940, although still owned by the British Government. Returned to the Royal Navy on 25th October 1945. Scrapped 17th January 1956.
ORP Garland *3rd May 1940Loaned from UK (ex - Garland) 1940. Returned to UK 24th September 1946.
HMS Nestor9th July 1940Commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy on 3rd February 1941 as HMAS Nestor. Sunk 16th June 1942.
HMS Oribi14th January 1941Sold to Turkey 1946, renamed Gayret
HMS Onslaught9th October 1941To Pakistan (Tughril) 24th January 1950.
HMS Myrmidon2nd December 1941Transferred to Polish Navy and renamed Orkan 18 November 1942
HMS Musketeer2nd December 1941Sold for scrap 3rd December 1955.
HMS Offa11th March 1941To Pakistan (Tariq) 3rd November 1949.
HMS Panther28th May 1941Sunk 9 October 1943
HMS Partridge5th August 1941Lost 18 December 1942
HMS Starling14th October 1942Scrapped 6th July 1965.
HMS Woodcock26th November 1942Scrapped 28 November 1955
HMS Implacable10th December 1942Scrapped 3rd November 1955.
HMS Goathland3rd February 1942Severely damaged by mine in July 1944 not repaired, scrapped 1946
HMS Haldon27th April 1942Transferred to Free French Navy renamed LA COMBATTANTE before completion
HMS Bellona29th September 1942Scrapped 1959
HMS Venus23rd February 1943Reclassified as Frigate, 1952. Scrapped 6th November 1972.
HMS Verulam22nd April 1943Sold for scrap 1st September 1972.
HMS Wakeful30th June 1943Sold for scrap 10th June 1971.
HMS Wessex2nd September 1943To South Africa (Jan Van Riebeeck) 29th March 1950.
HMS Camperdown8th February 1944Sold for scrap 9th September 1970.
HMS Finisterre22nd June 1944Scrapped 12th June 1967.
HMS Theseus6th July 1944Scrapped 29th May 1962.
HMS Cadiz16th September 1944To Pakistan (Kaibar) 1st February 1957. Sunk by missile 4th December 1971.
HMS Blake20th December 1945Sold for scrap 25th August 1982.
HMS St James7th June 1945Scrapped 19th March 1961.
HMS Vigo27th September 1945Scrapped 6th December 1964.
HMS Belleisle7th February 1946Scrapped April 1946.
HMS Garland *24th September 1946Returned from Poland (ex - ORP Garland) 1946. Sold to Netherlands (Marnix) 16th November 1946.
Marnix *December 1947Purchased from UK (ex - Garland) December 1947. Scrapped 10th April 1964.
PNS Tariq *3rd November 1949From UK (ex - Offa G29) renamed Tariq, 3rd November 1949. Placed on the Disposal List and sold to BISCO for demolition at Sunderland on 13th October 1959.
PNS Tughril *24th January 1950From UK (Onslaught) 24th January 1950.
HMS Delight21st December 1950Laid down as Disdain and renamed in 1946. Scrapped 12th September 1970.
Jan Van Riebeeck *29th March 1950From UK (ex - Wessex) 29th March 1950. Sunk as target 25th March 1980.
HMS Chichester21st April 1955Scrapped 17th March 1981.
PNS Kaibar *1st February 1957From UK (Cadiz) 1st February 1957. Sunk 4th December 1971.
HMS Lincoln6th April 1959Scrapped April 1983.
HMS Fife9th July 1964To Chile (Blanco Encalada) 12th August 1987.
HMS Antrim19th October 1967To Chile (Almirante Cochrane) 25th June 1984.
Almirante Cochrane25th June 1984From UK (Antrim) 25th June 1984. Decommissioned 7th December 2006.
Blanco Encalada12th August 1987From UK (Fife) 12th August 1987.

Ships built by Fairfield(ordered by name)... :

NameLaunchedFate
HMS Aboukir16th May 1900Sunk 22nd September 1914
HMS Agamemnon17th September 1879Scrapped January 1903.
Almirante Cochrane25th June 1984From UK (Antrim) 25th June 1984. Decommissioned 7th December 2006.
HMS Antrim19th October 1967To Chile (Almirante Cochrane) 25th June 1984.
HMS Argonaut24th January 1898Sold for scrap 18th May 1920, scrapped 4th September 1921.
HMS Australia25th November 1886Scrapped in 1905
HMS Bedford31st August 1901Wrecked 21st August 1910
HMS Belleisle7th February 1946Scrapped April 1946.
HMS Bellona29th September 1942Scrapped 1959
HMS Berwick30th March 1926Scrapped 12th July 1948
HMS Blake20th December 1945Sold for scrap 25th August 1982.
Blanco Encalada12th August 1987From UK (Fife) 12th August 1987.
HMS Cadiz16th September 1944To Pakistan (Kaibar) 1st February 1957. Sunk by missile 4th December 1971.
HMS Cameleon2nd June 1910Sold 15th November 1921.
HMS Campania27th November 1914Laid down as RMS Campania in 1892. Purchased (ex private Campania) 27th November 1914. Sunk in collision with HMS Royal Oak and Glorious in Firth of Forth November 1918.
HMS Camperdown8th February 1944Sold for scrap 9th September 1970.
HMS Cardiff12th April 1917Sold for scrap 23rd January 1946
HMS Carlisle9th July 1918Scrapped 1949
HMS Chichester21st April 1955Scrapped 17th March 1981.
HMS Cochrane28th May 1905Wrecked 14th November 1918
HMS Colombo18th December 1918Sold for scrap 22nd January 1948
HMS Comet23rd June 1910Sunk 6th August 1918.
HMS Commonwealth13th May 1903Sold for scrap 18th November 1921.
HMS Cressy4th December 1899Sunk 22nd September 1914.
HMS Dainty3rd May 1932Sunk 24th February 1941.
HMS Delight21st December 1950Laid down as Disdain and renamed in 1946. Scrapped 12th September 1970.
HMS Delight2nd June 1932Sunk 29th July 1940.
HMS Despatch24th September 1919Sold for scrap 5th April 1946
HMS Diadem21st October 1896Sold for scrap 9th May 1921.
HMS Diana5th December 1895Sold 1st July 1920
HMS Donegal4th September 1902Sold for scrap 1st July 1920
HMS E372nd September 1915Lost 1 December 1916
HMS E3813th June 1916Scrapped September 1922
HMS E4729th May 1916Lost 20 August 1917
HMS E482nd August 1916Scrapped July 1928
HMS Fairy29th May 1897Foundered 31st May 1918.
HMS Falcon22nd December 1899Sunk in collision with trawler John Fitzgerald in the North Sea on 1 April 1918
HMS Fife9th July 1964To Chile (Blanco Encalada) 12th August 1987.
HMS Finisterre22nd June 1944Scrapped 12th June 1967.
HMS Foresight8th October 1904Sold for scrap 3rd March 1920
HMS Fortune17th March 1913Sunk by SMS Westfalen at Battle of Jutland on 1 June 1916
ORP Garland *3rd May 1940Loaned from UK (ex - Garland) 1940. Returned to UK 24th September 1946.
HMS Garland *24th September 1946Returned from Poland (ex - ORP Garland) 1946. Sold to Netherlands (Marnix) 16th November 1946.
HMS Garland21st October 1935Loaned to Poland (ORP Garland) 3rd May 1940. Returned to RN 24th September 1946, sold to Netherlands Navy and renamed Marnix on 14th November 1946, scrapped 1968.
HMS Gipsy7th November 1935Sunk 21st November 1939. The two sections of the wreck were later beached, and were salvaged and broken up in 1940.
HMS Gipsy9th March 1897Sold 17th March 1921.
HMS Glasgow30th September 1909Sold for scrap 29th April 1927
HMS Goathland3rd February 1942Severely damaged by mine in July 1944 not repaired, scrapped 1946
HMS Goldfinch12th July 1910Wrecked 19th February 1915.
HMS Good Hope21st February 1901Sunk with the loss of entire crew of 900 on 1st November 1914
HMS Grasshopper23rd November 1909Sold 1st November 1921
HMS Gurkha7th July 1937Lost 9 April 1940
HMS Haldon27th April 1942Transferred to Free French Navy renamed LA COMBATTANTE before completion
HMS Handy9th March 1895Sold for breaking at Hong Kong 1916
HMS Hart27th March 1895Sold for breaking at Hong Kong 1912
HMS Hermes7th April 1898Sunk 31st October 1914
HMS Highflyer4th June 1898Sold for scrap 10th June 1921
HMS Howe9th April 1940Scrapped at Inverkeithing 4th June 1958.
HMS Hunter28th December 1895Sold for breaking 1912
HMS Implacable10th December 1942Scrapped 3rd November 1955.
HMS Indomitable16th March 1907Sold for scrap 1st December 1921
HMS Irvine8th December 1917Sold 21st February 1923.
Jan Van Riebeeck *29th March 1950From UK (ex - Wessex) 29th March 1950. Sunk as target 25th March 1980.
HMS Juno8th December 1938Sunk 21st May 1941.
HMS K1311th November 1916Foundered 29th January 1917. Salved, renamed HMS K22, March 1917.
HMS K148th February 1917Sold 1926.
HMS K22 *15th March 1917Laid down as K13 on 1st October 1915 and launched on 11th November 1916. Sank on trials and raised then renamed (ex - K13) March 1917. Sold 16th December 1926.
PNS Kaibar *1st February 1957From UK (Cadiz) 1st February 1957. Sunk 4th December 1971.
HMS Kelvin19th January 1939Sold 6th April 1949.
HMS KendalFebruary 1918Sold 1928
HMS Kingfisher14th February 1935Sold for scrap 21st April 1947.
HMS KinrossJune 1918Mined and sunk 16 June 1919
HMS L1516th January 1918Sold February 1932.
HMS L169th April 1918Sold February 1932.
HMS L5521st September 1918Sunk 9th June 1919. Salvaged on 11th August 1928 and commissioned into the Soviet Navy. Scrapped c1960.
HMS L5629th May 1919Scrapped 16th April 1938.
HMS Laforey22nd August 1913Sunk 23rd March 1917.
HMS Lawford30th October 1913Sold for scrapping 1921
HMS Leven28th June 1898Sold 14th September 1920.
HMS Lincoln6th April 1959Scrapped April 1983.
HMS Liverpool24th March 1937Scrapped 1958
HMS Louis30th December 1913Wrecked in Suvla Bay 31 October 1915.
HMS Lydd4th December 1918Sold 13th March 1947.
HMS Lydiard26th February 1914Sold for scrapping November 1921
HMS Magicienne12th May 1888Sold 11th July 1905.
RFA MaineOctober 1920Launched as SS Panama. Broken up in Bo'ness, Scotland, 1948
HMS Mandate27th April 1915Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Manners15th June 1915Sold for breaking 26 October 1921
HMS Maori2nd September 1937Lost 12 February 1942
HMS Marathon23rd August 1888Sold 11th August 1905.
Marnix *December 1947Purchased from UK (ex - Garland) December 1947. Scrapped 10th April 1964.
HMS Melampus16th December 1914Laid down as Melampus for the Greek Navy and purchased before completion. Sold for scrap 22nd September 1921.
HMS Melpomene1st February 1915Laid down as Samos for the Greek Navy and purchased while building. Sold 9th May 1921.
HMS Mindful24th August 1915Sold for breaking 22 September 1921
HMS Mischief12th October 1915Sold for breaking 8 November 1921
HMS Mosquito27th January 1910Sold 31st August 1920.
HMS Musketeer2nd December 1941Sold for scrap 3rd December 1955.
HMS Myrmidon2nd December 1941Transferred to Polish Navy and renamed Orkan 18 November 1942
HMS Napier22nd May 1940Commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy on 28th November 1940, although still owned by the British Government. Returned to the Royal Navy on 25th October 1945. Scrapped 17th January 1956.
HMS Nestor9th July 1940Commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy on 3rd February 1941 as HMAS Nestor. Sunk 16th June 1942.
HMS New Zealand1st July 1911Sold for scrap 10th December 1922.
HMS Norfolk12th December 1928Scrapped 1950
HMS Observer1st May 1916Sold 30th October 1921.
HMS Offa7th June 1916Sold 30th October 1921.
HMS Offa11th March 1941To Pakistan (Tariq) 3rd November 1949.
HMS Onslaught4th December 1915Sold for breaking 30 October 1921
HMS Onslaught9th October 1941To Pakistan (Tughril) 24th January 1950.
HMS Onslow15th February 1916Sold for breaking 26 October 1921
HMS Orcadia26th July 1916Sold for scrap 30th October 1921.
HMS Oriana23rd September 1916Sold 31st October 1921.
HMS Oribi14th January 1941Sold to Turkey 1946, renamed Gayret
HMS Osprey17th April 1897Scrapped 4th November 1919
HMS Ostrich22nd March 1900Sold for breaking April 1920
HMS Panther28th May 1941Sunk 9 October 1943
HMS Partridge5th August 1941Lost 18 December 1942
HMS Pheasant23rd October 1916Sunk by Mine off the Orkney Islands 1 March 1917
HMS Phoebe20th November 1916Sold 15th November 1921.
HMS Phoebe25th March 1939Scrapped 1956
HMS Renown4th March 1916Scrapped at Faslane, Scotland in August 1948.
HMS Scorpion19th February 1910Sold 26th October 1921.
HMS Sikh7th May 1918Sold for scrap 26th July 1927.
HMS Sirdar6th July 1918Sold for breaking 4 May 1934
HMS Somme10th September 1918Sold for breaking 25 August 1932
HMS Spear9th November 1918Sold for breaking 13 July 1926
HMS Spindrift30th December 1918Sold for breaking July 1936
HMS St James7th June 1945Scrapped 19th March 1961.
HMS Starling14th October 1942Scrapped 6th July 1965.
PNS Tariq *3rd November 1949From UK (ex - Offa G29) renamed Tariq, 3rd November 1949. Placed on the Disposal List and sold to BISCO for demolition at Sunderland on 13th October 1959.
HMS Tempest26th January 1917Scrapped 28th January 1937.
HMS Theseus6th July 1944Scrapped 29th May 1962.
PNS Tughril *24th January 1950From UK (Onslaught) 24th January 1950.
HMS Undaunted28th April 1914Sold for scrap 9th April 1923
HMS Undine22nd March 1917Sold April 1928.
HMS Valiant4th November 1914Sold for scrap 19th March 1948, eventually scrapped at Troon two years later.
HMS Vendetta3rd September 1917Transferred to Royal Australian Navy October 1933
HMS Venetia29th October 1917Sunk 19th October 1940.
HMS Venus5th September 1895Sold for scrap 22nd September 1921.
HMS Venus23rd February 1943Reclassified as Frigate, 1952. Scrapped 6th November 1972.
HMS Verulam22nd April 1943Sold for scrap 1st September 1972.
HMS Vigo27th September 1945Scrapped 6th December 1964.
HMS Wakeful30th June 1943Sold for scrap 10th June 1971.
HMS Walrus27th December 1917Scrapped October 1938.
HMS Wanderer1st May 1919Sold for scrap January 1946.
HMS Wessex2nd September 1943To South Africa (Jan Van Riebeeck) 29th March 1950.
HMS Wolfhound14th March 1918Sold for scrap 18th February 1948.
HMS Woodcock26th November 1942Scrapped 28 November 1955

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 The extraordinary Lockheed F.117A Stealth fighter proved an awesome sight when at last it was revealed to the world in 1990, and it was soon to distinguish itself in combat in the deserts of the Middle East during the Iraqi campaign of 1991. Predator depicts an example of this inspired machine at altitude against an evening sun, benign and at the same time menacing, an intriguing testament to mans conquest and exploitation of the skies.

Predator by Ivan Berryman.
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 Amid a hail of defensive fire, Flt Lt D J H Maltby holds Lancaster ED906/G AJ-J steady for his bomb aimer John Fort to perfectly choose his moment to release the Upkeep Bomb that would ultimately breach and destroy the Mohne Dam during the famous Dambuster raids on the Ruhr on the night of 16th / 17th May 1943.

The One That Broke The Dam by Ivan Berryman.
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 An SAS team is picked up by a U.S. Army Special Forces Blackhawk helicopter after a successful operation against the Taliban.

Extraction - Afghanistan 2011 by David Pentland. (AP)
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 Hurricanes of 607 County of Durham Squadron diving down and attacking Heinkels over the Needles on the Isle of Wight, after a raid on the southern coast. 607 squadron were stationed at nearby Tangmere from the start of September 1940 and saw continuous action throughout the Battle of Britain until the 16th October, when it withdrew to Scotland having raised its total victory to 102. Also aiding in the pursuit are Spitfires of 602 City of Glasgow Squadron based at Westhampnett.

Hurricanes Over the Needles by Graeme Lothian. (Y)
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 Tribute to the ground crew of Bomber Command. Ground crew inspect and prepare the engines of a Stirling bomber as it is refuelled in preparation for that nights mission.

Stirling Work by Ivan Berryman. (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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 D for Donald of 270 squadron, Royal Air Force, out of Freetown, West Africa operating in the Atlantic Ocean. It was during routine operation search that D for Donald surprised U515 on the surface and immediately attacked the submarine. U515 in putting up stiff resistance blew a large hole in the hull of D for Donald and the magazine of the starboard side 0.5 twin Browning was hit and the subsequent shrapnel wounded both blister gunners. U515 escaped but was sunk by an American naval hunter group a year later. D for Donald limped back to base and managed to make the beach before it would sink completely.
Catalina Attack by John Wynne Hopkins (P)
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 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1As of No.610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAAF, intercept incoming Heinkel 111H-16s of the 9th Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 53 Legion Condor during the big daylight raids on London of August and September 1940 – the climax of the Battle of Britain. Spitfire N3029 (DW-K) was shot down by a Bf109 on the 5th of September 1940 and crash-landed near Gravesend, Kent, thankfully without injury to Sgt Willcocks, the pilot. For the record, N3029 was rebuilt and, following some brief flying in the UK, was sent overseas by convoy to the Middle East. Ironically, the ship carrying this aircraft was torpedoed en route and both ship and all its cargo were lost.

Close Encounter by Ivan Berryman. (F)
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 The heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen slips quietly through the waters of Kiel Harbour as one of her own Arado Ar.196s flies overhead. In the background, Bismarck, wearing her Baltic camouflage, is alongside taking on supplies.

Prinz Eugen 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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 The pride of the Royal Navy, HMS Hood, leaves Portsmouth on her way to the Fleet Review of King George V in July 1935. HMS Hood is followed by the destroyer HMS Express.

HMS Hood and HMS Express Departing from Portsmouth 1935 by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 During a patrol on 6th July 1918, Christiansen spotted a British submarine on the surface of the Thames Estuary. He immediately turned and put his Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 floatplane into an attacking dive, raking the submarine C.25 with machine gun fire, killing the captain and five other crewmen. This victory was added to his personal tally, bringing his score to 13 kills by the end of the war, even though the submarine managed to limp back to safety. Christiansen survived the war and went on to work as a pilot for the Dornier company, notably flying the giant Dornier Do.X on its inaugural flight to New York in 1930. He died in 1972, aged 93.

Kapitanleutnant zur See Friedrich Christiansen by Ivan Berryman.
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The assault ship HMS Fearless is shown dispatching her assault craft in San Carlos Water during the Falklands conflict of 1982. HMS Argonaut lies at anchor to her starboard with HMS Antrim in the extreme distance.

HMS Fearless by Ivan Berryman.
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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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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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Midday, 21st October 1805, and Admiral Collingwoods flagship, the 100-gun HMS Royal Sovereign, breaks the allied line and delivers a shattering broadside on the Spanish flagship Santa Anna. Making great speed, Collingwoods ship had breached the Franco-Spanish line some distance ahead of the rest of his van and the Royal Sovereign suffered heavily as she quickly drew the attentions of three French and three Spanish ships. To her starboard, the French Indomitable can be seen firing into the British flagship while, astern of the Santa Anna, Belleisle and Fougueux are engaging ahead of Mars, Monarca and Pluton.

HMS Royal Sovereign at the Battle of Trafalgar by Ivan Berryman.
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MILITARY PRINTS

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The Battle of Marathon 490 BC during the Persian Greek Wars. King Darious I of Persia sent his son in law Mardonius to invade Greece in 492 BC.  The Persian Forces conquered Thrace and Macedonia before their fleet was devastated by a storm. Mardonia was forced to return to Asia.  A second Persian invasion force crossed the Aegean sea. After conquering Eretria, the Persian Army under Datis (15,000 strong) landed near Marathon.  (Marathon is 24 miles northeast of Athens.) General Miltiades, general in the Greek army gathered a force of 10,000 Athenians and 1,000 Plataean citizen Soldiers.

Battle of Marathon by Brian Palmer (P)
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 9th (Irish) Field Battery firing on the Run-in-shoot to Queen Beach. They were the first rounds fired at the Normandy Coast, D-Day 6th June, 1944. Queen Beach, one of the 4 sectors of Sword Beach, where most of the landings of D-Day were carried out. The Queen Beach sector which extended for 1.5km between Lion-sur-Mer and the western edge of Ouistretham. The attack was thus concentrated on a narrow one-brigade front. For once the DD tanks and other armour came in exactly on time and ahead of the infantry. The 8th brigade, with the 1st Battalion of the South Lancashire Regiment on the right and the 2nd East Yorkshire on the left.

Operation Overlord by David Rowlands. (Y)
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The battle of Inkerman, during the Crimean War, British and French victory over the Russian Empire.

The 20th Foot at the Battle of Inkerman, 5th November 1854 by David Rowlands (B)
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British troops on exercise or on duty in Northern Ireland.

Orders Group by John Wynne Hopkins.
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 In 1275 BC there were two superpowers in the ancient near east, in the south the Egyptians and in the north the Hittites from Anatolia in modern day central Turkey.  A clash between these two powers was inevitable.  The Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses II marched an army north into Syria to confront the Hittites and their allies under King Muwatallis.  Reaching Kadesh Rameses camped under the walls of the city with his leading division, Amun, and awaited the arrival of the rest of his army.  Poor intelligence had led Rameses to believe the Hittites were far to the north, in fact they were only 2 - 3 miles away.  Muwatallis delivered a surprise attack against Rameses camp but the Egyptians managed to hold on until re-enforcements arrived.  Despite retreating from the field after a day long battle it was Rameses who claimed a victory.  The two armies never clashed again and eventually a peace treaty was signed between the Egyptians and the Hittites.

The Battle of Kadesh - circa 127 BC by Brian Palmer (P)
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 A Tiger I and PAK 40 anti tank gun of the Müncheberg Division, field a final defence of the capital in front of the Brandenburg Gate under the shattered remains of the famous Linden trees. The under-strength division had just been formed the previous month from a mixture of ad hoc units and various marks of tank. Despite this it put up a spirited fight until its final destruction in early May.

Tiger at the Gate, Berlin, 30th april 1945 by David Pentland. (GS)
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DHM115B.  Storming of the Ratisbon by Charles Thevenin.
Storming of the Ratisbon by Charles Thevenin (B)
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 Helmand Province, Afghanistan, July 2009.  Troops of the 2nd Mercian Regiment 19th Light Brigade engaged on compound searches during Operation Panchai Palang.

Green Zone Patrol by David Pentland.
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SPORT PRINTS

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 With his typical degree of accuracy, Martin Smith has produced this fantastic portrait of David Coulthard, smiling as he walks towards his car in anticipation of a forthcoming race, every detail in his papers showing.
David Coulthard by Martin Smith
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 Jenson Button.  Reanult R202
Young Gun by Michael Thompson.
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Michael Atherton by Keith Fearon.
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 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.
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22nd - 24th September 1995, Oakhill Country Club, Rochester, New York.  Against all odds the triumphant European team beat the USA in one of the most dramatic finishes of all time, to bring home the Ryder Cup for Europe.
Ryder Cup Victors by Peter Wileman
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Patrick Vieira by Gary Brandham. (Y)
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 Jonjo O'Neill.  Cheltenham Champion Hurdle 1984, Cheltenham Gold Cup 1986.

Dawn Run by Peter Deighan.
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Jenson Button - Canada 2011 by Stephen Doig. (P)
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