SUBMARINES

STEAM IRONCLADS

- fine boats, fine ships, brave men, amazing photographs!

brought to you by STEVE JOHNSON CYBERHERITAGE

bringing Plymouth, England's hidden history alive and to your own home.

 

this page is dedicated to the memory of Peter, we all miss him

These photos have been sourced from years of searching in car boot sales, junk shops, elderly people and especially the old sea dogs themselves who sailed such dangerous seas in war and peace: where a clear blue sea could suddenly be their tomb with death from below and latterly above. Remember them

who remembered these , on Friday 24th February 1939, before the war too! She is the M.V. ETTRICE........I think

 

The jpegs here are all no bigger than 80k, enjoy!

SUBMARINES

HMS/M Scorcher in 1953

HMS/M Sportsman in 1942

HMS/M Scorcher..wartime?

HMS/M Sidon

HMS/M Turpin in 1947

HMS/M Telemachus

HMS/M Tachiturn in 1946

HMS/M Tantalus in 1948

HMS/M Truncheon

HMS/M Seraph in 1944

HMS/M Tabard

HMS/M Stoic

HMS/M Stoic in 1943

HMS/M United in 1944....my fav! note barrage balloon and anti-sub boom at left.

HMS/M Torbay, wartime in Plymouth Sound, note anti-submarine defence boom in background as well as aerial barrage balloon.

HMS/M Aurochs in 1947

HMS/M Scorcher in 1953

HMS/M Scotsman in 1959 at Plymouth Devonport Navy Days, note detail on fin. I may have been a visitor to this boat when photo taken!

 

steam ironclads - ok, is there a proper name? this says it for me!

HMS INDOMITABLE

HMS FORMIDABLE IN 1901

HMS VENERABLE in 1902

HMS EXMOUTH in 1900

HMS VINDICTIVE in 1902

HMS TRAFALGAR in 1901

HMS IMPLACABLE in 1901

HMS INIMORTALITE

HMS JUNO in 1901

HMS WOODCOCK in 1902

HMS PRINCEGEORGE in 1897

HMS INDIFATIGABLE in 1892

HMS IPHIGLENA in 1890

HMS JUNO....a different view

KING EDWARD VII

HMS OCEAN

HMS RAINBOW in 1898

HMS ESSEX in 1903

THIS IS AN UNKNOWN VESSEL?

 

one of my favourites, not a submarine or steam ironclad -

HMS DARK HUSSAR in 1957, I well remember their displays in Navy Days long past.

These images are taken from part 14, theNovember 21st 1914 edition of "The GREAT WAR",a weekly publication on the First World War, rumour has it that the troops found it "throughly absorbing!!" when used in its other role......loo paper, if not in it`s reading!

Submarine D-7

Holland, A, B, C, D and E- Class submarines

Submarine C-16

interior of 1914 era submarine

Up periscope!

German submarine rammed by British Destroyer Badger off Belgium

Rescued by submarine E-4 off Heligoland

German submarine U9 returns 23rd September 1914, Wilhelmshaven

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