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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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AVIATION PRINTS

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

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 Although the Sopwith Triplane had been withdrawn from service, German pilots frequently found their DR.1s being mistakenly attacked by their own flak batteries and, sometimes, by other pilots.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

Leutnant Paul Baumer by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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FAR936. The Peacekeepers by Adrian Rigby.

The Peacekeepers by Adrian Rigby.
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 With the familiar Lincolnshire countryside beckoning, a Lancaster of the famous 617 Dambusters Squadron, makes its final approach after a raid on Germany, late summer 1944. Gerald Coulsons painting Summer Harvest winds the clock back sixty years, recreating a typical East Anglian countryside scene in late 1944. With the sun well above the horizon, a Lancaster comes thundering in on finals after a gruelling night precision bombing mission over Germany. Below, farm workers busy gathering the summer harvest, stop to marvel at the sheer power and majesty of the mighty aircraft, and to dwell briefly on what horrors its crew may have endured on their perilous journey.

Summer Harvest by Gerald Coulson.
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Lancaster CF-X (LM384) of 625 Squadron.  On the Leipzig raid on the evening of 19th/20th February 1944 approx 47 Lancasters were shot down or failed to return, that is over 300 airmen.  Lancaster CF-X (LM384) was taking part in the bombing raids that were a build up to the D-Day landings of June 1944.  Leipzig was seen as a high value target due to its oil and synthetic fuel production.  The Lancaster took off from Kelstern in Lincolnshire just before midnight.  Unfortunately LM384 did not come back as was the case with many others - the aircraft was lost and crashed just outside the tiny village of Bledeln in Germany.  The Pastor of the village, Herr Duncker, kept a diary throughout the war and has an account of the plane crash and the subsequent burial of the crew.  All of the crew died in the crash except one - bomb aimer George Paterson who was interned in Stalag 357 Kopernikus.  The rest of the crew were given a Christian burial and stayed there until the end of the war, when the war graves commission disinterred the crew and reburied them in the Hannover war cemetery.

Last Long Shadow by Anthony Saunders.
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 Flight Lieutenant Paul Binns from 16 Squadron, RAF Coltishall launches the Jaguar into another breathtaking display sequence.

Enter the Saint by Robert Tomlin. (Y)
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 A tribute to the glider crews and airborne troops who participated in the glider operations during D-Day.  The British Horsa glider (known as the flying coffin) was used by British, Canadian and American airborne forces during the invasion.  Approximately 100 glider pilots were killed or wounded during the D-Day operations.

D-Day Invasion : Tribute to the Glider Troops by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 It was in 1941 that the remarkable Focke-Wulfe FW190 first appeared in the skies of Europe, quickly establishing itself as a most formidable adversary. It proved to be the supreme weapon against all allied bomber forces. Here FW190A-8 of 1 Gruppe, Jagdgesschwader 1 is shown attacking a B17G of 381st Bomb Group during a critical defence of the Reich in 1944.

Cat Among the Pigeons (FW190) by Ivan Berryman.
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The Atlantic ocean was the lifeline between Britain and America, as well as millions of tons of raw materials, GIs were also transported over in all manor of hastily converted liners.  Protecting the troops from marauding u-boats and German surface ships was of paramount importance to the allied fleets.  Although USS New York spent a good deal of the war in the Atlantic, she also participated in the Torch landings off North Africa and took part in the Pacific campaign, seeing action at both Iwo Jima and Okinowa.

Escort for the Troops - USS New York by Anthony Saunders (P)
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Seen here from the deck of an escorting destroyer.
HMS Prince of Wales by Ivan Berryman.
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 The third of the Royal Navy's Vanguard class submarines, HMS Vigilant (S30) entered service on 2nd November 1996.  She is based at HMNB Clyde at Faslane and carries the UK's nuclear deterrent Trident ballistic missile.  Manned by a crew of 14 officers and 121 men, her main power is supplied by one Rolls Royce PWR2 nuclear reactor driving two GEC turbines.

HMS Vigilant by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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Captain Charles Vane was born in 1680, and was an English pirate who preyed upon English and French shipping.  Vane began piracy in 1716 and lasted 3 years. Vane captured a Barbados sloop and then a large 12-gun brigantine, which he renamed the Ranger.   Vane was among the pirate captains who operated out of the Bohama at the notorious base at New Providence after the colony had been abandoned by the British.  His pirate attacks made Captain Charles Vane well known to the Royal Navy and in February of 1718 Vincent Pearse, commander of HMS Phoenix cornered Vane on his ship the Lark.  Vane  had heard of the recent royal pardons that had been offered to pirates in exchange for a guarantee they would quit plundering, so Vane claimed he had actually been en route to surrender to Pearse and accepted the pardon on the spot,  Charle Vane gained his freedom but as soon as he was free of Pearse he ignored the pardon and resumed his pirate ways.  Charles Vane was again captured and in 1721 was executed by hanging at Gallows Point, Port Royal, Jamaica on March 29th 1721.

Captain Charles Vane by Chris Collingwood.
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 A swordfish from HMS Warspite on patrol off the coast of Egypt, near the port of Alexandria.

Out of Alex by David Pentland.
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HMS Thunderbolt by Ivan Berryman. The submarine HMS Thunderbolt moves away from the depot ship Montcalm.  Another submarine, HMS Swordfish is alongside for resupply.

HMS Thunderbolt by Ivan Berryman. (AP)
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B103.  HMS Royal Sovereign and HMS Warspite departing Malta by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Royal Sovereign and HMS Warspite departing Malta by Ivan Berryman
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 The greatest naval battle of the First World War took place on the 31st of May and the 1st of June 1916, near the Danish province of Jutland.  It was the first and only sea battle between the British and German fleets, and certainly proved to be the clash of the Titans that the First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill, had long planned.  Decisive victory was claimed by both sides, but, desperately fought though it was, the outcome was indecisive.  The Royal Navy suffered higher losses in both men and ships, but the German fleet never ventured out of harbour to seek battle again.  During the daylight fighting HMS Barham, under Rear Admiral Evan-Thomas, lead the 5th Battle Squadron (Valiant, Warspite and Malaya) and is seen here at 4.50pm exchanging with Hippers battle-cruisers to the south.

HMS Barham leads the 5th Battle Squadon at Jutland by Anthony Saunders.
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MILITARY PRINTS

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Some Current Half Price Military Art Offers

 A German machine gun team defend against the British 3rd Corps attack on the high ground north of the Somme.  This was to be the start of the final Allied offensive of the war.

The Machine Guns - Battle of Amiens, France, 8th August 1918 by David Pentland. (P)
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In the reletive comfort of a stable, two Polish Lancers rest and tend one of their horses.

Lancers in a Stable by Horace Vernet.
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<b>Ex-display prints in near perfect condition. </b>
Death of Major Hadelin by Carl Rochling. (Y)
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Napoleon at the height of his military career, receives the surrender of the city of Ulm after an almost bloodless victory.
Surrender of Ulm by Charles Thevenin. (B)
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 Medical Emergency Response Team.

Training Inside the MERT by Graeme Lothian. (P)
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 Sturmgeschutz IIIg and Paratroops of the 4th Fallschirmjager Division, driving to the front line, pass one of the two giant 28cm K5 (Eisenbaum) railway guns responsible for the shelling the Allied beacheads at Anzio and Nettuno.

Anzio Annie, Italy, 29th January 1944 by David Pentland. (GS)
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<b>One copy only with slight scratches on image which would not be noticeable once framed, and a small piece torn off the bottom left corner of the border only. 

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Flora MacDonalds Farewell to Bonnie Prince Charlie by George William Joy. (Y)
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Painting commissioned for a major book publisher around 189 - 1990 for a novel cover.

US soldiers during winter in the Korean War by Chris Collingwood.
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SPORT PRINTS

Click above to see all of our sport art index - Eight random half price sport items are displayed to the right.

Some Current Half Price Sport Art Offers

DHM1480P. Jenson Button 2004 BAR 006 by Ivan Berryman (P)
Jenson Button 2004 BAR 006 by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Colin Edwards gave Honda racing another victory with an inspired performance during the last race of the season to put rival Troy Bayliss into second place. Bobs painting depicts the typically-aggressive cornering style of the Texas Tornado in his winning leathers as he threw the mighty Honda around the Imola racing circuit.

Down to the Wire by Robert Tomlin.
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 Highbury legend David Seamans glittering career has made him one of the most popular players in the modern game. David has won two FA Cups, two English titles and a European Cup Winners Cup as well as being an ever present in the England side winning over 60 caps. Davids remarkable penalty saves in Euro 96, when England so nearly reached the final, made him Englands player of the year and fittingly David was awarded a testimonial for his loyal service to Arsenal at the end of the 2001 campaign.

David Seaman by Robert Highton. (Y)
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 A quartet of Ferrari 801s are warmed up at Rouen-les-Essarts.  French Grand Prix 1957.

Thoroughbreds in the Paddock by Ray Goldsbrough.
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Johnny Herbert is shown in the Benetton B195.  Herbert took a deserved victory at his home British Grand Prix at Silverstone, beating the Ferrari of Frenchman Jean Alesi into second place by more than 16 seconds, and ahead of fellow briton David Coulthard in the third placed Williams.  He also claimed victory at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.  Along with Michael Schumachers nine victories, Herbert  helped Benetton win their first constructors championship in the 1995 season.  The Formula One Benetton B195 was designed by Rory Byrne and Ross Brawn for use in the 1995 Formula One season by Benetton.  The B195 was almost identical to the B194 but for a change of engine supplier from Ford to Renault V10 engine, the same type the rival Williams team was using.  With his first two Formula One wins under his belt in 1995, Johnny Herbert won just one more race, winning at the Nurburgring at the European Grand Prix in 1999, racing for Stewart Ford.  He retired from Formula One in 2000.

Johnny Herbert/ Benetton B.195 by Ivan Berryman
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 Depicting Englands emphatic 1995 grand slam victory.

1995 Grand Slam by Scott Bridges. (Y)
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Lester Piggott by Gary Keane. (Y)
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 Elf Tyrrell Ford 006.  World Champion 1973.
Jackie Stewart by Michael Thompson.
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