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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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 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.

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 A splendid little war was how John Hay, ambassador to Britain, described the Spanish-American war of 1898. Though the war was small in scope it was large in consequences; it promoted the regeneration of the American Navy and the emergence of the United States as a major world power. Fought primarily at sea, the war created an American naval legend in its opening encounter between the pacific squadrons of Spain and the United States at Manila Bay on the 1st of May 1898. At sunrise Admiral Dewey, leading the American fleet in his flagship the USS Olympia, had caught the Spanish fleet, under Admiral Patricio Montojo, by surprise - still anchored off Sangley Point at Manila Bay in the Philippine Islands. Defeat for the Spanish was total and heralded the end of a once extensive Spanish empire in the Americas. Montojos flagship, Reina Cristina, is seen here under fire from the Olympia.

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 HMS Cossack, one of the fast Tribal class destroyers will always be remembered for the daring rescue of 300 prisoners of war from the German Altmark in Norwegian waters. She is shown here departing Grand Harbour, Malta.

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Germanys U-boat fleet had almost brought Britain to its knees in the First World war, twenty years later the story was very similar. the German U-boat arm came perilously close to cutting the lifeline that crossed the Atlantic between North America and Britain. in the early years of the war Donitz realised that keeping his U-boats at sea for as long as possible would greatly increase their chances of success. here U-93 (left) and U-94 take fuel from the auxiliary cruiser Kormoran whilst in the mid-Atlantic during 1941

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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.
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 Major Hans-Ekkehard Bob is shown claiming his 5th victory – a Blenheim – 60km west of Rotterdam on 26th June 1940.  Bob went on to serve with JG.54, JG.51, JG.3, EJG2.2 and JV.44, scoring a total of 60 confirmed victories in the course of his Luftwaffe service.  The Blenheim claimed as his 5th victory is likely to have been R3776 of No.110 Squadron, which was the only Blenheim recorded to have been lost participating in Operation Soest on that day - while another returned to base damaged and crash landed.  The three crew of the Blenheim were all missing in action - P/O Cyril Ray Worboys, Sgt Gerald Patterson Gainsford and Sgt Kenneth Cooper.

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 Braving intense enemy fire, Lt. Col. RB Mayne, Commanding Officer 1st SAS Regiment devastated a German ambush and subsequently rescued wounded troops of his own unit who had been pinned down while on a reconnaissance mission for the 4th Canadian Armoured Division.

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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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 Hill 112, Normandy, 28th June 1944.  Infantry of the 11th Armoured Division digging in during the battle for the strategically important Hill 112.  The division comprised of the 8th Motor Battalion Rifle Brigade, 4th King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 3rd Monmouthshires,1st Herefords, 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, 2nd Fife & Forfarshire, Yeomanry and 23rd Hussars.

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