Wounded but Victorious, c1916 (1919). Artist: Charles John De Lacy
Wounded but Victorious, c1916 (1919). A British battlecruiser being towed into port after the Battle of Jutland. The Battle of Jutland was the largest naval battle fought by the British Royal Navy's Grand Fleet against the Imperial German Navy's High Seas Fleet during the First World War. The battle was fought from 31 May to 1 June 1916 in the North Sea, off the coast of Denmark's Jutland Peninsula. From The Wonder Book of the Navy for Boys and Girls, by Harry Golding. [Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, London, Melbourne and Toronto, 1919]
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Early Aircraft Carrier - HMS Furious
Aft view of HMS Furious, a modified Courageous-class battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy (RN) during the First World War. Modified during construction for use as an aircraft carrier. Her retractable charthouse is prominent at the forward end of the flight deck. Date: circa 1925
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HMS Dragon with Kirov Class Pyotr Velikiy
HMS Dragon (foreground) with the Russian Kirov Class battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy'.
A Royal Navy warship has tracked and met up with a Russian task group off the coast of Brest as they entered the English Channel on Wednesday to sail north.
HMS Dragon, a Type 45 Destroyer and one of the Royal Navy's most technically advanced warships, was able to pinpoint and monitor the movement of the seven-strong group led by Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov as it approached the UK
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