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Fairfield - World Naval Ships Directory

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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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 En route to the dams of the Ruhr Valley, the first wave of three specially adapted Avro Lancasters roar across the Dutch wetlands on the night of 16 -17th May 1943 led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson, their mission to breach the Mohne and Eder dams, thus robbing the German war machine of valuable hydro-electric power and disrupting the water supply to the entire area.  Carrying their unique, Barnes Wallis designed 'Bouncing Bomb' and flying at just 30m above the ground to avoid radar detection, 617 Squadron's Lancasters forged their way into the enemy territories, following the canals of the Netherlands and flying through forest fire traps below treetop height to their targets.  Gibson's aircraft ('G'-George) is nearest with 'M'-Mother of Fl/Lt Hopgood off his port wing and 'P'-Peter (Popsie) of Fl/Lt Martin in the distance.

Dambusters - The First Wave by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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 A pair of English Electric Lightning F3s of 111 squadron depart. Reheat selected, they accelerate rapidly to blast off, cascading spray from a rain-soaked runway. This is the classic interceptor, with superb handling qualities and unmatched climb-to-height performance. The Lightning is the only British-designed and built fighter capable of achieving twice the speed of sound. The RAF took delivery in 1960 and they remained in front-line service until phased out in 1988. The last of the classic single-seat fighters, the Lightning enters the hall of fame alongside the Camel, Fury, Hurricane and Spitfire. The artist was once able to fly a two-seat version- Lightning T5- at just over 1000mph- which he describes as an unforgettable experience.

Thunder & Lightnings by Gerald Coulson. (YB)
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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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 Equipped with the experimental <i>Monica IIIE</i> detection device, Hawker Tempest EJ535 was deployed to the Fighter Interception Unit at Newchurch for evaluation in July 1944.  Originally developed as the AN/APS 13, <i>Monica</i> had been intended as a rear-looking device to warn crews of attacks from behind.  Now modified to face forward, it became a valuable aid in the battle against Hitler's terror weapons, notably the V-1 Flying Bomb.  In the hands of the Fighter Interception Unit's then Commanding Officer Joseph Berry, this became a winning combination with no fewer than 52 <i>Doodlebugs</i> falling to Berry's guns - on one occasion, seven V1s being shot down by Berry in a single night.

Bug Killer by Ivan Berryman.
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Mosquitos of 105 Squadron, Marham.  No. 105 Squadron, stationed at Marham, Norfolk, became the first Royal Air Force unit to become operational flying the Mosquito B. Mk. IV bomber on 11th April 1942.  The painting shows 105 Squadron on the raid of 10th April 1945, to the Wahren railway marshalling yards at Leipzig, Germany.

Return From Leipzig by Anthony Saunders. (Y)
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 Landing and taking off from the hillsides, rather than established airfields, this was extremely dangerous work which involved the pilot following the terrain and contours of the land that was being dressed in order to ensure an even distribution of the chemical.  Australian-born Jim McMahon, served during World War II on B.25 Mitchell bombers before pioneering crop dusting and topdressing in New Zealand with ex-military De Havilland Tiger Moths which he converted himself for the purpose.  He went on to form a company called Crop Culture, which specialised in aerial spraying equipment, both in New Zealand and in the UK, before becoming a partner in the newly-formed Britten-Norman aircraft company which produced the Islander and Trislander utility transport aircraft in England.
Top Dressing in New Zealand (2) by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Following the initial parachute drops at Maleme (West) and Canea (Middle) Group East, comprising of Fallschirmjager Regiment 1 and 2nd battalion FJR2, prepared for their descent on Crete.  Charged with the capture of Heraklion and its aerodrome, their departure was postponed until late afternoon due to the repairs and refuelling needed for the returning Junker 52 transports.

The Second Wave, Greece, 20th May 1941 by David Pentland. (GL)
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 Lieutenant Robert C Wattenburger shows off the unique lines of the Vought F.4U Corsair 124723 (NP-8) of VC-3 during a low-level fly-by of USS Valley Forge in May, 1952.

Valley Forge Fly-By by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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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 (P)
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DHM521GS.Battle of Trafalgar by George Chambers.

Battle of Trafalgar by George Chambers (GS)
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 Wearing her unusual black and white disruptive colour scheme, HMS Repulse is pictured as part of Force Z in company with HMS Prince of Wales and the destroyer Vampire. These two mighty battleships were to be lost within hours of each other, the victims of intense Japanese air strikes. Vampire and the destroyer Electra were on hand to pick up survivors from both ships.

HMS Repulse by Ivan Berryman (GS)
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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.

Against All Odds - Attack on the Scharnhorst by Ivan Berryman (GL)
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Harriers prepare to enter the landing pattern as Invincible steams in company with HMS Bristol with dusk closing in on day.

HMS Invincible by Randall Wilson. (YB)
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 The submarine depot ship HMS Maidstone is pictured off Hong Kong with a quintet of British submarines alongside for replenishment, namely (left to right) an S-class, a U-class, a T-class and two more U-class.

HMS Maidstone by Ivan Berryman
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 In a 40 knot gale, Lt Col. Doolittles B25 hauls itself into the air. The first of a 16 strong strike force en route to Tokyo.

USS Hornet. Doolittles Raiders by Ivan Berryman (GL)
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HMS Glowworm, burning severely after receiving hits from the mighty Admiral Hipper, is depicted turning to begin her heroic sacrifice off the Norwegian coast on 8th April 1940. Hugely out-gunned and already crippled, Glowworms captain, Lieutenant-Commander Roope rammed his destroyer into the side of the Admiral Hipper, inflicting a 40 metre rip in its armour belt before drifting away and exploding. 38 British sailors were rescued from the sea and Roope was awarded a posthumous VC for his bravery, the first earned by the Royal Navy in WWII.

The Attack on the Admiral Hipper by HMS Glowworm by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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MILITARY PRINTS

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 Syrian commandos and Republican Guard T72M tanks in the Bekkaa valley during the Israeli Peace for Galilee operation. It should be noted that although belonging to an elite unit, these tanks usually appeared minus a number of standard items, including side skirts, snorkel and even headlights, giving them a generally dilapidated appearance. They also employed the old Duska 12.7mm HMG rather than the new NSVT UTES anti-aircraft machine gun system.

40 Kilometres to Damascus by David Pentland. (GS)
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Robert the Bruce, the victor of Bannockburn is shown asleep with sword in hand in one of the smaller historical paintings by Sir William Allen.
After the Battle by Sir William Allen (GL)
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 Commissioned by 201 (Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Battery, Royal Artillery in 1997 to commemorate bicentenary. Boer prisoner with early morning Yeomanry patrol, Transvaal, 1900.
The Prisoner by Scott Kirkwood
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 Private Wassall, whilst escaping the debacle of Isandhlwana, was being pursued by Zulu warriors as he made his way down the Buffalo River, the border between Zululand and Natal. Wassall rode his Basuto pony into the river, but upon hearing a cry for help and seeing a man from his own regiment drowning, he turned and made his way back to the Zulu side of the river, Quickly dismounting he tied his horse to a tress, swam into the river and rescued a private called Westwood as the Zulus were sweeping along the riverbank just at the moment the Zulus rushed forward. For his act of valour in the face of the enemy Private Samuel Wassall was awarded the first of the Zulu War Victoria Crosses.

Private Samuel Wassall of the 80th Regiment of Foot (Staffordshire Volunteers) at Fugitives Drift by Jason Askew. (GS)
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After Edward 1st proclaimed himself King of Scotland Sir William Wallace rallied Scots in the South West and began attacking English occupying forces around Scotland. Edward I ordered the Earl of Surrey to put down the rebellion, after taking the surrender of rebel forces at Irvine the Earl of Surrey marched against William Wallaces forces at Stirling. He ordered his army to cross the narrow bridge over the Forth River near the Abbey of Cambuskenneth on September 11th. From a vantage point overlooking the bridge William Wallace watched and waited until the English army of 5,000 had crossed Stirling bridge and with the bridge being crowded with troops he launched his attack with his entire force wiping out the entire bridgehead. The rest of the English army fell back but William Wallace pursued. After this defeat English forces were evacuated south as far as the River Tweed.

The Battle of Stirling Bridge by Brian Palmer (GS)
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 Study for the original painting Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth.
Halberdiers - Bosworth 1485 by Mark Churms. (P)
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After her return from France Mary Queen of Scots is imprisoned in the tower of London By Queen Elizabeth.
Mary Queen of Scots arriving at the Tower of London by Robert Hillingford. (GS)
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 Sturmgeschutz IIIF of Stug Battalion Grossdeutschland, and supporting infantry from GD Regiment 1 battle against Soviet forces defending the strategically important city of Voronezh on the Don. Combined arms operations such as this proved the value of the assault gun, which took a terrible toll on enemy armour and men alike.

Assault on Voronezh, Russia, 2nd - 7th July 1942 by David Pentland. (F)
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SPORT PRINTS

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Neil Hodgson winning the World Superbike round at Donington Park, July 2001.
The Futures Bright by Dave Foord.
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 In one of the most astounding and unlikely comebacks in Champion's League history, Liverpool came back from a half time deficit of 3 goals against AC Milan to take the final to extra time, and subsequently won the penalty shoot-out.  Here, Steven Gerrard sends his team on the road to recovery by heading in Liverpool's first goal early in the second half.

Liverpool Euro Final by Robert Highton. (B)
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SP4.  Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.

Desert Orchid by Mark Churms.
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GIFP1190GS. Over The Fence by Warren Williams (GS)
Over The Fence by Warren Williams (GS)
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SPC1416.  Jason Leonard by Robert Highton.

Jason Leonard by Robert Highton.
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 A great tribute to one of the all time greats in golf who will be sadly missed.

Seve Ballesteros by Peter Deighan. (Y)
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Ian Rush's goalscoring feats with Liverpool may never be matched by any player at any club.  His astonishing strike rate made him the club's talisman through one of the most successful periods in the club's history and it is one of footbal's greatest ironies that like so many of the worlds greatest players, Ian's talents were never allowed to blossom on the world stage despite his valiant efforts for his beloved Wales.

Ian Rush by Gary Brandham.
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Whilst flat-racing enthusiasts may argue which horse was the best Derby Winner, artist Peter Deighan was deciding for himself, he made a short list of six.  His canvas entitled Derby Winners depicts these six. They include the great Shergar, who ran the fastest Derby in history and won by a record ten lengths.  Also included are Golden Fleece, Reference Point, Teenoso, The Minstrel and the fantastic Nashwan.  Any of these could be classified as the greatest.

Derby Winners by Peter Deighan.
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