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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

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

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 The Hawker Hurricane powered by the powerful Rolls Royce Merlin engine is shown in combat with Luftwaffe aircraft during the Battle of Britain. The Hurricane played a major role in the aerial victory along with its companion the Spitfire.

Merlin Roar by Anthony Saunders. (F)
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 One of the final versions of the ubiquitous De Havilland Vampire to be built was the T.11, a two-seat trainer, one example of which was XE998, shown here in the colours of No.8 Flying School at RAF Swinderby in the early 1960s.  This aircraft is now preserved and on display in the Solent Sky Museum, although currently in the livery of the Swiss Air Force.

De Havilland Vampire T.11 by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Following the successful attack on the Mohne dam on the night of 16th/17th May 1943, three Lancasters of 617 Sqn turned their attention to the Eder, some twelve minutes flying time away, accompanied by Wing Commander Guy Gibson to oversee the next attack. After several aborted attempts to obtain the correct height and direction for their bomb run by Flight Lieutenant Shannon (AJ-L) and  Squadron Leader H E Maudslay (AJ-Z), Gibson called in Maudslay to try again. During his second approach, he released his Upkeep bomb too late. It struck the top of the dam wall and bounced back into the air where it exploded right behind Maudslay's aircraft, lighting up the entire valley and causing considerable damage to the aircraft that had dropped it. Despite what must have been crippling damage, AJ-Z did manage to limp away from the scene and begin the return journey, but Maudslay and all his crew were sadly lost when their aircraft was shot down by flak at Emmerich-Klein-Netterdn. The Eder was finally successfully breached by Pilot Officer Les Knight's aircraft, ED912(G), AJ-N, which returned safely.

Tragedy at the Eder by Ivan Berryman.
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Major Rudolf Rudi Sinner of STAB.III/JG7 attacking B-17s of 91st Bomb Group during March 1945.  Attacking in a Kette of three aircraft from behind and below targeting the tailenders and rising over the B-17s.  Avoiding any debris and evading the incoming fighter escort, who are dropping down from their top cover positions.  Rudolf Sinner acheived a total of 39 victories, including two in the Me262.

Defenders of the Reich by Graeme Lothian. (P)
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 From the day they began their aerial campaign against Nazi Germany to the cessation of hostilities in 1945, the USAAF bomber crews plied their hazardous trade in broad daylight. This tactic may have enabled better sighting of targets, and possibly less danger of mid-air collisions, but the grievous penalty of flying daylight missions over enemy territory was the ever presence of enemy fighters. Though heavily armed, the heavy bombers of the American Eighth Air Force were no match against the fast, highly manoeuvrable Me109s, Fw190s and, late in the war, Me 262 jet fighters which the Luftwaffe sent up to intercept them. Without fighter escort they were sitting ducks, and inevitably paid a heavy price. Among others, one fighter group earned particular respect, gratitude, and praise from bomber crews for their escort tactics. The 356th FG stuck rigidly to the principle of tight bomber escort duty, their presence in tight formation with the bombers often being sufficient to deter enemy attack. Repeatedly passing up the opportunity to increase individual scores, the leadership determined it more important to bring the bombers home than claim another enemy fighter victory. As the air war progressed this philosophy brought about an unbreakable bond between heavy bomber crews and escort fighter pilots, and among those held in the highest esteem were the pilots of the 356th. Top scoring ace Donald J Strait, flying his P-51 D Mustang Jersey Jerk, together with pilots of the 356th Fighter Group, are seen in action against Luftwaffe Fw 190s while escorting B-17 bombers returning from a raid on German installations during the late winter of 1944. One minute all is orderly as the mighty bombers thunder their way homeward, the next minute enemy fighters are upon them and all hell breaks loose. <br><br><b>Published 2003.<br><br>Signed by three of the top pilots from the 356th Fighter group.</b>

Ace of Diamonds by Nicolas Trudgian (Y)
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 A Mosquito Mk.BIX above the clouds in late 1943.  Mosquito B.IX LR503 holds the record for the most combat missions flown by a single Allied bomber in the Second World War, serving 213 sorties.

A De Havilland Beauty by Ivan Berryman.
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 On the night of 12th/13th November 1940, Whitley V P5005 found itself slightly off course above the primary target due to problems with the intercom. Changing instead to a secondary target, some railway marshalling yards near Cologne, Pilot Officer Leonard Cheshire suddenly felt his aircraft rocked by a series of violent explosions that caused a severe fire to break out in the fuselage, filling the cockpit with acrid black smoke. As DY-N plunged some 2,000 feet, Cheshire managed to regain control and the fire was eventually extinguished. For bringing his aircraft safely home to 102 Squadron's base after being airborne for eight and half hours, Cheshire was awarded a DSO.

A DSO for Cheshire by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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Reformed in November 2000, 99 Squadron, based at Brize Norton, is now the operator of the RAF's new heavy transport, the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, an example of which is shown on the newly extended concrete runway at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.  The C-17s have become the mainstay of the RAF's supply train, shuttling between the UK and Afghanistan, as well as providing specialist aeromedical evacuation and humanitarian relief duties.

Globemaster III by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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B151.  HMS Durban Escorts the Troopship RMS Queen Mary by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Durban Escorts the Troopship RMS Queen Mary by Ivan Berryman.
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 Besstrashniy (meaning Fearless) 434 heavy rocket ASW Destroyer is shown swinging to the port side of Pyotr Velikiy (meaning Peter the Great) a Kirov Class Cruiser as they clear a path for the carrier Minsk.

Arctic Waters by Randall Wilson.
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With the British Mediterranean Fleet riding at anchor in Grand  Harbour Malta, HMS  Majestic is shown preparing to leave harbour as local fisherman look on. 

Majestic Malta by Randall Wilson (AP)
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 Depicted off Capetown with the distinctive skyline of Table Mountain providing the backdrop, the King George V class battleship HMS Howe and her destroyer escort began their journey home having visited New Zealand as well as South Africa following the end of hostilities in 1945.

HMS Howe by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 Erich Topps notorious Red Devil Boat, U-552, slips quietly away from the scene of another victory in the North Atlantic in 1941.

U-552 by Ivan Berryman.
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 Ships of the South Atlantic Task Force gather in San Carlos water during the Falklands Campaign of 1982. LCMs from HMS Fearless (L10) manoeuvre around their mother ship, with the logistic Ship RFA Sir Galahad (L3005) and the frigate HMS Argonaut (F56) in close attendance.

HMS Fearless by Ivan Berryman (P)
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The English fleet pursued the Armada up the English Channel and, as darkness fell, Vice Admiral Drake broke off and captured the Spanish galleon Rosario, Admiral Pedro de Valdes and the crew.  The Rosario was known to be carrying substantial funds to pay the Spanish Army in the Low Countries.  Drakes ship had been leading the English pursuit of the Armada by means of a lantern.  By extinguishing this for the capture, Drake put the fleet into disarray overnight.  On the night of 29th July 1588, Vice Admiral Drake organised fire-ships, causing most of the Spanish captains to break formation and sail out of Calais . The next day, Drake was present at the Battle of Gravelines.  English losses were comparatively few, and none of their ships were sunk.

Grenvilles Revenge by Brian Wood.
Half Price! - £95.00
 Admiral Cuthbert Collingwoods flagship the Royal Sovereign comes under intense fire from the black-painted Spanish 3-decker, Santa Ana, and the French 74 Fougueux, just prior to breaking through the Franco-Spanish line at Trafalgar.
HMS Royal Sovereign by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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MILITARY PRINTS

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Some Current Half Price Military Art Offers

 The storming on the night of April 6th 1812 of Badajoz astle proved to be Wellingtons bloodiest siege. Depicted here are soldiers of the 88th Connaught Rangers (famously the Devils Own) and part of Pictons 3rd Division, successfully escalading the high walls of the fortress.

Storming of Badajoz by Chris Collingwood.
Half Price! - £50.00
Stonewall Jackson with the Stonewall Brigade during the Valley Campaign of 1862.

Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall) Jackson by Chris Collingwood. (P)
Half Price! - £8000.00
 Depicting the Light Brigade at the moment of reaching the Russian guns. Shown are the 11th Hussars and the 17th Lancers.  The all time classic image of the disastrous  Charge of the Light Brigade which included the 17th lancers, who lead the charge.  Lord Cardigan is shown on the left, dressed in his 11th Hussars uniform.   The Light Brigade were being kept in reserve, after the successful charge of the heavy brigade, but the slow advance of the British Infantry to take advantage of the heavy brigades success had given the Russian forces time to take away Artillery pieces from captured redoubts.  Raglan, after seeing this ordered the light brigade to advance rapidly to the front, follow the enemy and try to prevent the enemy carrying away the guns. This message taken by Captain Nolan, to Lord Lucan, the cavalry Commander.  One of the Officers of Raglans Staff, urged Lucan, who could only see the main Russian Artillery position at the head of a valley.  Lord Lucan rode over to Cardigan and ordered him to attack these guns.  So the Light Brigade charged these Russian guns, and not the guns being taken away by Russian forces from the redoubts. The carnage was great, from the 673 men who started the charge, 113 men were killed and many others wounded. The Light Brigade was made up of the 4th and 13th Light Dragoons, 8th and 11th Hussars and the 17th Lancers. A spectating French Officer General Pierre Bosquet proclaimed - It is magnificent but it is not war.

Relief of the Light Brigade by Richard Caton Woodville. (Y)
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 US Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 2nd RCT, 2nd Marine Division, supported by LVTs and tanks, take part in the successful but bloody assault on Betio Island, part of the Tarawa Atoll. Operation Galvanic as it was known became the first step on the island road to Japan itself.

Red Beach Two, Tarawa Atoll, 20th November 1943 by David Pentland. (GL)
Half Price! - £300.00

 Polish 7TP (Twin Turret) light tank of Captain F. Michalowskis training company breaks out from the street barricade to counter attack German reconnaissance elements.

Warsaw, September 1939 by David Pentland.
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The Romans have abducted the daughters of their neighbors, the Sabines.  To avenge this abduction, the Sabines attacked Rome, although not immediately, since Hersilia, the daughter of Tatius, the leader of the Sabines, had been married to Romulus, the Roman leader, and then had two children by him in the interim.  Here we see Hersilia between her father and husband as she adjures the warriors on both sides not to take wives away from their husbands or mothers away from their children.  The other Sabine Women join in her exhortations.

The Sabine Women by Jacques Louis David. (Y)
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Yorkist Soldier by Chris Collingwood. (Y)
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 This painting was inspired by Sir Douglas Haigs order to his troops at the time of the great German offensive. Note the ghostly images of the dead comrades above the soldiers heads. This was Gibbs final battle scene, painted when he was in his eighties.

Backs to the Wall by Robert Gibb. (Y)
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SPORT PRINTS

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Some Current Half Price Sport Art Offers

DB006. Michael Schumacher by Darren Baker.
Michael Schumacher by Darren Baker.
Half Price! - £75.00
SPC5003. Rory Underwood by Rodger Towers.

Rory Underwood by Rodger Towers.
Half Price! - £60.00
 Sir Bobby played more than 750 games for Manchester United, scoring 247 goals. He also played 106 times for his country and scored a record 49 goals. One of only two Englishmen to have won World Cup and European Cup medals his name will always remain synonymous with some of the greatest moments in the English game.

Sir Bobby Charlton by Gary Keane. (Y)
Half Price! - £60.00
SFA19.  Laytown Beach by Chris Howells.
Laytown Beach by Chris Howells.
Half Price! - £45.00

 Jacques Villeneuve.

The Maple Leaf Maestro by Stuart Coffield
Half Price! - £20.00
Epsom Trophy, Polo Championship

Epsom Trophy by Mark Churms.
Half Price! - £20.00
 On three occasions since their last Grand Slam in 1995 the England team had come within a whisker of completing another dream.  During this important build up towards the world cup England finally laid their ghost to rest.  After six years under the guidance of Head Coach Clive Woodward England, having beaten the big three from the Southern Hemisphere in a back-to-back series of matches at Twickenham, reached number one in the Zurich world ranking.  This Grand Slam, a wonderful achievement in itself, underlined Englands worldwide dominance.

2003 Grand Slam by James Owen. (Y)
Half Price! - £80.00
MT26. Juan for Williams by Michael Thompson.
Juan for Williams by Michael Thompson.
Half Price! - £30.00

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