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Old 22-09-2011, 09:33
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Default Ships Added - 11th May - 21st September 2011

Ships Added to the Directory Today, May 12, 2011

HMS Beckford - (UK, 1953)
HMS Cicala - (UK, 1915)
HMS Dee - (UK, 1965)
HMS Glassford - (UK, 1955)
HMS Glowworm - (UK, 1916)
HMS Halcyon - (UK, 1894)
HMS Harrier - (UK, 1894)
HMS Hussar - (UK, 1894)
HMS Kingsford - (UK, 1955)
HMS Moth - (UK, 1915)
HMSAS Nautilus - (South Africa, 1955)
HMS Robin - (UK, 1897)
HMS Robin - (UK, 1934)
HMS Sandpiper - (UK, 1897)
HMS Scimitar - (UK, 1969)
HMS Shalford - (UK, 1952)
Suma - (Japan, 1941)
HMS Tarantula - (UK, 1915)
HMS Teal - (UK, 1901)
HMS Widgeon - (UK, 1904)


Ships Added : 20

Ships Added to the Directory Today, August 1, 2011

HMS Conway - (UK, 1876)
HMS Nile - (UK, 1839)


Ships Added : 2

Ships Added to the Directory Today, August 19, 2011

HMS Grey Fox - (UK, 1944)
HMS Grey Goose - (UK, 1944)
HMS Grey Owl - (UK, 1944)
HMS Grey Seal - (UK, 1944)
HMS Grey Shark - (UK, 1944)
HMS Grey Wolf - (UK, 1944)
HMS SGB3 - (UK, 1941)
HMS SGB4 - (UK, 1941)
HMS SGB5 - (UK, 1941)
HMS SGB6 - (UK, 1941)
HMS SGB7 - (UK, 1941)
HMS SGB8 - (UK, 1941)
HMS SGB9 - (UK, 1941)


Ships Added : 13
Ships Added to the Directory Today, September 7, 2011

HMS Tamar - (UK, 1863)


Ships Added : 1

Ships Added to the Directory Today, September 8, 2011

HMS Actaeon - (UK, 1905)
HMS Adventure - (UK, 1857)
HMS Ajax - (UK, 1809)
HMS Alert - (UK, 1856)
HMS Algerine - (UK, 1857)
HMS Algiers - (UK, 1854)
HMS Amethyst - (UK, 1844)
HMS Amphion - (UK, 1846)
HMS Arachne - (UK, 1847)
HMS Archer - (UK, 1849)
HMS Argus - (UK, 1849)
HMS Ariadne - (UK, 1859)
HMS Asia - (UK, 1824)
HMS Assistance - (UK, 1855)
HMS Assurance - (UK, 1856)
HMS Atalanta - (UK, 1847)
HMS Atholl - (UK, 1820)
HMS Baron von Humboldt - (UK, 1855)
HMS Black Eagle - (UK, 1843)
HMS Boscawen - (UK, 1844)
HMS Brunswick - (UK, 1855)
HMS Buffalo - (UK, 1856)
HMS Cadmus - (UK, 1856)
HMS Caesar - (UK, 1853)
HMS Calypso - (UK, 1845)
HMS Centaur - (UK, 1845)
HMS Centurion - (UK, 1844)
HMS Chesapeake - (UK, 1855)
HMS Clio - (UK, 1858)
HMS Clown - (UK, 1856)
HMS Cockchafer - (UK, 1855)
HMS Conqueror - (UK, 1855)
HMS Cornwallis - (UK, 1813)
Cossack - (UK, 1854)
HMS Cruiser - (UK, 1857)
HMS Cruizer - (UK, 1852)
HMS Firebrand - (UK, 1831)
HMS Lark - (UK, 1893)
HMS Resolute - (UK, 1855)
HMS Wellesley No2 - (UK, 1874)
HMS Wildfire - (UK, 1916)
HMS YC1 - (UK, 1868)
HMS YC6 - (UK, 1869)


Ships Added : 43

Ships Added to the Directory Today, September 9, 2011

HMS Dee - (UK, 1832)
HMS Donegal - (UK, 1858)
HMS Drake - (UK, 1856)
HMS Drake - (UK, 1834)
HMS Eagle - (UK, 1804)
HMS Eaglet - (UK, 1918)
HMS Edgar - (UK, 1858)
HMS Edinburgh - (UK, 1811)
HMS Elk - (UK, 1847)
HMS Emerald - (UK, 1856)
HMS Encounter - (UK, 1873)
HMS Encounter - (UK, 1846)
HMS Exmouth - (UK, 1854)
HMS Fairy - (UK, 1845)
HMS Fairy - (UK, 1897)
HMS Falcon - (UK, 1854)
HMS Fawn - (UK, 1856)
HMS Ferret - (UK, 1840)
HMS Firebrand - (UK, 1842)
HMS Firefly - (UK, 1832)
HMS Firm - (UK, 1856)
HMS Fisgard - (UK, 1819)
HMS Flamer - (UK, 1856)
HMS Flying Fish - (UK, 1855)
HMS Forester - (UK, 1856)
HMS Formidable - (UK, 1825)
HMS Forward - (UK, 1855)
HMS Furious - (UK, 1850)
HMS Ganges - (UK, 1821)
HMS Gannet - (UK, 1857)
HMS Gladiator - (UK, 1844)
HS Gorgon - (UK, 1837)
HMS Grappler - (UK, 1856)
HMS Grasshopper - (UK, 1855)
HMS Greyhound - (UK, 1859)
HMS Growler - (UK, 1856)
HMS Impregnable III - (UK, 1922)
HMS Indus V - (UK, 1910)
HMS MV.1 - (UK, 1855)
HMS Sheppey - (UK, 1856)
HMS Tenedos III - (UK, 1906)
HMS Vernon - (UK, 1886)
HMS WV.13 - (UK, 1863)
HMS WV.28 - (UK, 1863)
HMS YC.7 - (UK, 1868)


Ships Added : 45
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 HM submarine H.28 enters Scapa Flow anchorage, passing the forlorn Battle Cruiser SMS Derfflinger and a group of sunken destroyers H.28 was one of the H class submarines. Launched in March 1918, she was finally scrapped in 1944.

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

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 Showing visible signs of her tangle with British cruisers at the Battle of the River Plate, the German pocket battleship Graf Spee slips into the neutral waters of the Montevideo roadstead for light repairs.  This was to be the last haven for the Graf Spee which was later scuttled at the harbour mouth, her commander Kapitan zur See Langsdorff believing a large British fleet to be waiting for attempted escape into the South Atlantic.

Admiral Graf Spee by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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 The mighty Bismarck returns fire to the fast-approaching HMS Hood at the start of a battle that would see both adversaries tragically sunk. The Bismarck would later be attacked by Swordfish aircraft from HMS Ark Royal, damaging her stearing and allowing her to be caught by the British battleships Rodney and King George V. The once proud German battleship would be ruthlessly pounded into a twisted and burning wreck and finally finished by HMS Dorsetshire with torpedoes at around 10:30 hours on the morning of May 27th 1941. HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Maori combed the area of the sinking for survivors, between them picking up a total of 110 out of an original complement of 2,300.

Bismarck Replies to HMS Hood by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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RFA Fort Austin makes a leisurely rendezvous at sunset with the Polaris submarine HMS Renown on patrol somewhere in mid ocean. Soon a rubber inflatable will be launched from the Fort, and mail and fresh fruit and vegetables will be transferred before darkness sets in and makes the operation more hazardous.

The Rendezvous by Robert Barbour.
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 In support of the American landings at Utah and Omaha beaches, the USS Texas slugs it out with German heavy gun emplacements during the D-Day landings.

Gunline Omaha - USS Texas by Randall Wilson.
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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.

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

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 At the outbreak of World War 1, AGO Flugzeugwerke GmbH had not endeared itself to the architects of the German war machine due to the flimsiness of some of its designs, coupled with poor workmanship. When the C.1 first appeared in 1915, it attracted little interest and yet went on to prove itself to be a robust and useful aircraft, its pusher design dispensing with the now traditional open framework to support the tail in favour of twin streamlined tailbooms. The observer / gunner in the nose enjoyed an unrivalled field of view, although the engines position immediately behind the pilot was always a concern in the event of a crash. This aircraft, LF181, transferred from the Fliegertrouppe to the navy in 1915 and was based at Nieuwmunster, shown here in an exchange with an FE.2b in the skies over Belgium.

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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.

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Looking for Business by Ivan Berryman. (C)
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 The Queen Elizabeth class battleship HMS Malaya is pictured at Capetown in April 1942 en route to Durban from Gibraltar. A veteran of the First World War, Malaya took part in the Battle of Jutland, receiving eight hits, and going on to serve throughout World War Two, surviving a torpedo off Cape Verde in 1941. She is seen here about to recover her Fairey Swordfish floatplane beneath the dramatic outline of Table Mountain.

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 Kharkov, Russia, February - March 1943.  After abandoning Rostov and Kharkov in the face of the Soviet Winter Offensive, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein set about the recapture of both.  Among those taking part in the ensuing counterattack was the newly promoted tank gunner Erich Barkmann, of 2nd Company 2nd SS Panzer Grenadier Division, who had just been given command of his own Panzer III.

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 British MK1 Grant tanks of the Staffordshire Yeomanry 8th Armoured Brigade, 10th Armoured Division, breakout from El Alamein.

Operation Supercharge, 4th November 1941 by David Pentland. (AP)
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 Goch-Gennep, Germany, 9th February 1945.  The Sturmgeschutz III of Leutnant Heinz Deutsch, Stug-Brigade XII, and paratroops of 7th Fallschirmjager Division counterattacking the Allied advance into the Reichswald forest in the final months of the war.  The small Stug brigade numbering at its peak only 30 assault guns was responsible for the destruction of 250 allied tanks, Deutsch's gun claiming 44 of that total.

Defenders of the Reichswald by David Pentland. (P)
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 Leading 30th Corps assault across the Seine at Vernon, 43rd Wessex Division gained an initial foothold on the east bank. Heroic efforts however by the Royal Engineers of 71st, 72nd and 73rd Field Companies, succeeded in constructing a Class 9 Bailey bridge (David, shown left) and a Second Class 40 bridge (Goliath, shown right) Despite constant enemy fire this amazing feat was achieved in only 2 days, and allowed 15/19th Hussars Cromwells and 4.7th Dragoons Guards Shermans to cross just in time to repulse a serious German counter attack by Tiger IIs of SS Panzer Abteilung 101.

David and Goliath, Vernon, France, 27th August 1944 by David Pentland. (Y)
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