Star shells are fired from HMS ARK ROYAL after a collision a Russian KOTLIN guided missile destroyer off Crete, November 1970.
HMS CUMBERLAND initiates her "pre-wetting" system designed to remove radioactive fallout, during testing in the Mediterranean, September 1955.
The Archbishop of Canterbury conducts a service in the cinema at Flotta on Orkney during his visit to the Home Fleet at Scapa Flow, 6 September 1942.
A French sailor carrying fresh pineapples on board the submarine depot ship HMS MERCATOR at Freetown, Sierra Leone, August 1943.
HMS CUMBERLAND during "pre-wetting" trials in the Mediterranean, April 1954. Pre-wetting was a method of removing radioactive 'fall-out' from the ship's surfaces.