A US Navy Demon aircraft lands aboard HMS VICTORIOUS during an exercise in the South China Sea, November 1961.
A US Navy Demon aircraft lands aboard HMS VICTORIOUS during an exercise in the South China Sea, November 1961.
A Bofors gun being cleaned on board HMS SHEFFIELD on a NATO exercise in the Mediterranean, April 1958
A Bofors gun being cleaned on board HMS SHEFFIELD on a NATO exercise in the Mediterranean, April 1958
HMS HERMES testing her 'pre-wetting' system (designed to wash off radioactive fallout), June 1961.
HMS HERMES testing her 'pre-wetting' system (designed to wash off radioactive fallout), June 1961.
Star shells are fired from HMS ARK ROYAL after a collision a Russian KOTLIN guided missile destroyer off Crete, November 1970.
Star shells are fired from HMS ARK ROYAL after a collision a Russian KOTLIN guided missile destroyer off Crete, November 1970.
A US Navy Douglas Skyraider aboard HMS VICTORIOUS during an exercise in the South China Sea, November 1961.
A US Navy Douglas Skyraider aboard HMS VICTORIOUS during an exercise in the South China Sea, November 1961.
HMS MALAYA leaving New York Navy Yard after four months of repairs following a torpedo hit while on convoy escort duty, 9 July 1941.
HMS MALAYA leaving New York Navy Yard after four months of repairs following a torpedo hit while on convoy escort duty, 9 July 1941.
Depth charges explode astern of HMS STARLING of the 2nd Escort Group in the Atlantic, January 1944.
Depth charges explode astern of HMS STARLING of the 2nd Escort Group in the Atlantic, January 1944.
The cruiser HMS PHOEBE with HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth on board, coming alongside the quay at Belfast, 1942.
The cruiser HMS PHOEBE with HM King George VI and HM Queen Elizabeth on board, coming alongside the quay at Belfast, 1942.
Blackburn NA-39 being catapulted off HMS VICTORIOUS during trials, February 1960.
Blackburn NA-39 being catapulted off HMS VICTORIOUS during trials, February 1960.
Winston Churchill with sailors aboard HMS KIMBERLEY during the Allied invasion of Southern France, August 1944.
Winston Churchill with sailors aboard HMS KIMBERLEY during the Allied invasion of Southern France, August 1944.
A Blackburn Buccaneer during landing trials on HMS HERMES, May 1962.
A Blackburn Buccaneer during landing trials on HMS HERMES, May 1962.
HMS DREADNOUGHT under construction at Barrow-in-Furness, circa 1960.
HMS DREADNOUGHT under construction at Barrow-in-Furness, circa 1960.