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HMS Vindictive (1), an old circa 1900 Arrogant-class 2nd class cruiser, 5,750 tons, 4-6 inch guns, 19kts, 480 crew, Zeebrugge 1918, Ostend 1918. Sunk as a blockship at Ostend on 10 May 1918. Service record: Feb 1914-Apr 1915, Jun 1915-Jun 1916, South Atlantic; Sep 1916-Dec 1916, White Sea.

HSM Vindictive - Arrogant-class cruiser Displacement: tons Length: 342 ft m) Beam: 57 ft 6 in m) Propulsion: Triple expansion engines, 2 screws, hp kW) Speed: 19 knots km/h;

HMS Victory & HMS Dreadnought.

The original dreadnought, HMS Dreadnought herself, passing HMS Victory in Portsmouth, 1906

HMS Ark Royal

Ark Royal Photographed in just prior to WWII Designed in 1934 to fit the…

HMS Agincourt, launched in 1865. She was an armoured frigate.

HMS "Agincourt", launched in She was an armoured frigate, clearly very transitional as far as technology is concerned. She wound up as a coal hulk and was sadly scrapped in At least the world still has HMS Warrior!

This is the famous British Battleship Warspite, Impaled on the rocks of Prussia Cove, 1946. After a long, hard service that saw action in both World Wars, she was unceremoniously stripped and towed to the scrapper. Warspite had other plans, however. She parted her tow line and ran aground here. Eventually, she was raised and moved to another bay, where she was scrapped in situ. I wish the British weren't so broke all the time, their precious maritime history has and continues to slip away.

This is the famous British Battleship Warspite, Impaled on the rocks of Prussia…

SMS Hessen seen in Hamburg, Germany.  Hessen was launched on Sept. 18, 1903.  Hessen was captured intact (as remote control target ship) after World War 2, taken by the Soviets and  renamed Tsel.  It was then scrapped in the 1950's.

11 in pre-dreadnought SMS Hessen at Hamburg before Commissioned in she was one of the oldest German capital ships at Jutland in and was still in service as a radio controlled target ship at the end of Awarded to the USSR, she was scrapped in the

A rare photo of two of the victims of German guns at the battle of Jutland, HMS Invincible and HMS Indefatigable at anchor in more peaceful times.

A rare photo of two of the victims of German guns at the battle of Jutland, HMS Invincible (left) and HMS Indefatigable at anchor in more peaceful times.

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HMS Thorn (N of the Royal Navy - British Submarine of the T class - Allied Warships of WWII

HMS Argonaut, showing the damage from the torpedo fired by Italian submarine, Mociengo, on 14/12/42. Repairs were to ensure that HMS Argonaut was out of action for the whole of 1943.

HMS Argonaut, showing the damage from the torpedo fired by Italian submarine, Mociengo, on Repairs made ensured that HMS Argonaut was out of action for the whole of 1943

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