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Komentosillalla : Vladimir Starck

Komentosillalla : Vladimir Starck

SEP 4 1943 Night Action in the Strait of Dover Steam Gun Boat, MGB S309, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Peter Scott underway at sea. S.309 was also known as 'Grey Goose'

Motor Gun Boats during the Second World War, Steam Gun Boat, MGB under the command of Lieutenant Commander Peter Scott underway at sea. was also known as ‘Grey Goose’ Photo courtesy of Imperial War Museum

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15 in Queen Elizabeth class battleship HMS Warspite pictured just before a…

HMS Colossus - one of the last 12 in battleships built for the Royal Navy, she was closest of Jellicoe's capital units to the German battle fleet at Jutland in 1916, and thus was one of the few battleships in the main battle line to incur any casualties (6 wounded).

HMS Colossus - one of the last 12 in battleships built for the Royal Navy, she was closest of Jellicoe's capital units to the German battle fleet at Jutland in and thus was one of the few battleships in the main battle line to incur any casualties.

HMS Jamaica, a Crown Colony class cruiser of the Royal Navy, was named after the island of Jamaica, which was a British possession when she was built in the late 1930's.

HMS Jamaica, a Crown Colony class cruiser of the Royal Navy, was named after the island of Jamaica, which was a British possession when she was built in the late

HMS Douglas

HMS Douglas

Career (United Kingdom) 	  Name: 	HMS Achilles  Builder: 	Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, England  Laid down: 	11 June 1931  Launched: 	1 September 1932  Commissioned: 	10 October 1933  Out of service: 	Loaned to Royal New Zealand Navy 1 October 1936  Identification: 	Pennant number: 70  Fate: 	Sold to Indian Navy 5 July 1948  Career (New Zealand) 	  Name: 	HMNZS Achilles  Commissioned: 	1 October 1941  Decommissioned: 	17 September 1946  Fate: 	Returned to Royal Navy 17 September 1946

HMNZS Achilles was a Leander-class light cruiser which served with the Royal New Zealand Navy in the Second World War. She became famous for her part in the Battle of the River Plate, alongside Ajax and Exeter.

HMS Ajax. A KGV-class dreadnought, she was another Royal Navy capital ship with a short career- a bit under 11 years. Fought at Jutland. Shown here entering the Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta, with awnings spread.

HMS Ajax. A KGV-class dreadnought, she was another Royal Navy capital ship with a short career- a bit under 11 years. Fought at Jutland. Shown here entering the Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta, with awnings spread. [2129x1340]

A KGV-class dreadnought, she was another Royal Navy capital ship with a short career- a bit under 11 years. Fought at Jutland. Shown here entering the Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta, with awnings spread.

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