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HMS Uganda underway. Uganda sailed as convoy escort to protect a Sierra Leone-bound convoy from the German Narvik-class destroyers operating out of the Bay of Biscay. After two such convoy duties, she was sent as escort for the ocean liner RMS Queen Mary carrying Winston Churchill and his staff to Washington. The journey was made at 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph), and the ship sailed into Naval Station Argentia, Newfoundland low on fuel.

HMS Uganda underway. Uganda sailed as convoy escort to protect a Sierra Leone-bound convoy from the German Narvik-class destroyers operating out of the Bay of Biscay. After two such convoy duties, she was sent as escort for the ocean liner RMS Queen Mary carrying Winston Churchill and his staff to Washington. The journey was made at 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph), and the ship sailed into Naval Station Argentia, Newfoundland low on fuel.

The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on 7 May 1915 during the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against Britain. The ship was identified and shot by torpedoes by the German U-boat U-20 and sank in 18 minutes. The vessel went down 11 miles (18 km) off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland, killing 1,198 of the 1,959 people aboard, leaving 761 survivors.

The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on 7 May 1915 during the First World War, as Germany waged submarine warfare against Britain. The ship was identified and shot by torpedoes by the German U-boat U-20 and sank in 18 minutes. The vessel went down 11 miles (18 km) off the Old Head of Kinsale, Ireland, killing 1,198 of the 1,959 people aboard, leaving 761 survivors.

HMS Warspite was a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship of the Royal Navy. She served in both WW1 and WW2.

HMS Warspite was a Queen Elizabeth-class battleship of the Royal Navy. She served in both WW1 and WW2.

USS North Carolina underway 1945

USS North Carolina underway 1945

HMS Hunter(H35), a H class Destroyer built by Swan Hunter, Tyne & Wear & completed 30/09/36. Whilst enforcing the arms embargo during Spanish Civil War struck a mine south of Almeira on 13/05/37. 8 died & 24 wounded. WW II after service in Atlantic was reassigned to 2nd Destroyer Flotilla at Scapa Flow. On 10/04/40 with 4 other H class destroyers she attacked the German destroyers at Narvik on 10/04/40 in what was to be known as !st Battle of Narvik. She was torpedoed & sank with 107…

HMS Hunter(H35), a H class Destroyer built by Swan Hunter, Tyne & Wear & completed 30/09/36. Whilst enforcing the arms embargo during Spanish Civil War struck a mine south of Almeira on 13/05/37. 8 died & 24 wounded. WW II after service in Atlantic was reassigned to 2nd Destroyer Flotilla at Scapa Flow. On 10/04/40 with 4 other H class destroyers she attacked the German destroyers at Narvik on 10/04/40 in what was to be known as !st Battle of Narvik. She was torpedoed & sank with 107…

HMS-HMAS Newfoundland CL (C59)

HMS-HMAS Newfoundland CL (C59)

Minotaur-class light cruiser HMCS Ontario (C53) Canadian Royal Navy, 1951.

Minotaur-class light cruiser HMCS Ontario (C53) Canadian Royal Navy, 1951.

HMS Diana was one of the Daring-class of destroyers planned during the Second World War by the Royal Navy. The design therefore reflected developments of the Pacific campaign, including long range and the ability to efficiently Replenish At Sea.

HMS Diana was one of the Daring-class of destroyers planned during the Second World War by the Royal Navy. The design therefore reflected developments of the Pacific campaign, including long range and the ability to efficiently Replenish At Sea.

HMS Devonshire

HMS Devonshire

HMS Newfoundland

HMS Newfoundland

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