RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#76 by Templer , Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:43 pm

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Quote: Templer wrote in post #75
They don't need to be that big now do they, I would imagine a ship like HMS Daring has far more firepower.


I know that Bri, I just love the size of them.



Me too.


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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#77 by chocks , Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:51 pm

Nothing Special. Just a couple of pics I got from a friend this morning along with some others. I just think these are great photo's.

HMS Melita in Malta 1888.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte) HMS Melita in Malta 1888

HMS Research, HMS Invincible and HMS Lord Warden in Malta 1874.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte) HMS Research, Invincible and Lord Warden in Malta 1874



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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#78 by chocks , Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:33 pm

At an average displacement of 53,000 tons, Britains bigest ever warships

HMS Ark Royal

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And HMS Eagle

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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#79 by chocks , Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:39 am

Birmingham's Own...........H.M.S. Daring


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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#80 by Frothy , Sun May 05, 2013 7:18 am

Wow! thanks for the info mate

 
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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#81 by Frothy , Mon May 06, 2013 6:25 pm

2 more of my late brother's photos. I don't know the people.

Flight Deck HMS Ark Royal Portsmouth 1966
HMS Fearless Portsmouth 1966

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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#82 by chocks , Mon May 06, 2013 8:59 pm

Two of my old ships there mate

 
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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#83 by Frothy , Mon May 06, 2013 9:07 pm

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Two of my old ships there mate


I thought so chocks

 
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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#84 by Frothy , Tue May 28, 2013 8:24 pm

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This one is on ebay

 
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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#85 by chocks , Wed May 29, 2013 5:28 pm

That's a good pic of the first HMS Birmingham 1913-31. Like it

 
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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#86 by Frothy , Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:34 pm

HMS Illustrious on her way to the Philippines

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https://www.gov.uk/government/news/hms-i...philippines-aid


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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#87 by chocks , Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:32 pm

Bon Vayage Lusty!

I was going to put that on but I couldn't spell "Philippines" so I didn't bother


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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#88 by Frothy , Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:35 pm

Quote: chocks wrote in post #91
Bon Vayage Lusty!

I was going to put that on but I couldn't spell "Philippines" so I didn't bother



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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#89 by chocks , Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:12 pm

Never thought of Illustrious or any of her sister ships as Aircraft Carriers. They were too small.
Here's some real Carriers

HMS ARK ROYAL IV.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte) HMS EAGLE II.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte) HMS GLORY.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte) HMS ILLUSTRIOUS I.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte) HMS VICTORIOUS.jpg - Bild entfernt (keine Rechte)


Ark Royal IV, Eagle II, Glory, Illustrious I & Victorious


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RE: Ships of The Royal Navy

#90 by Frothy , Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:24 pm

Are they Royal Navy Carriers ?


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