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Gothia The Gothia was a Swedish Steamer that was topedoed off Rockall in January 1942 and sank almost immediately. She had a crew of 23 and 2 lifeboats. Three crew members were killed on impact - nine presumed lost as they... 65618
Grana The Grana was a French Schooner which was damaged by a storm off northern Iceland. The ship was salvaged by Icelandic fishermen and used to transport cargo, and was carrying salt fish when it was shipwrecked at... 8676
Guiding Star Boat - Guiding StarReg. 1926 No. SY 20625.6ft keelMast and lug sail5.12 ton 4 man crewLine fishing and nets Owner /Skipper - John Macdonald (Seonaidh Barabal), 14 Hacklete Reg. closed 02-11-1927; unseaworthy The boat,... 39690
HM Drifter Eddy HM Drifter Eddy was a British World War One vessel, built in Aberdeen and was assigned to sweep for mines in Malta during the Second World War. She sank after hitting a mine herself on 26.05.1942, when returning to... 119187
HM Motor Launch 327 HM Motor Launch 327 (ML-327) was one of a series of small military vessels used by the Royal Navy in the latter part of the First World War to defend the British coast from attack by German submarines. 77829
HMS Achates The HMS Achates was an A-class Destroyer, launched on the 4th October 1929. She sank on the 31st December 1942 in the Battle of Barents Sea. More information can be found on her Wikipedia page. 112155
HMS Alder HMS Alder, a 500-ton vessel, was built in 1929 and taken over by the Admiralty in 1939. She was grounded and sank near Grangemouth (Scotland) on 22 October 1941. 20295
HMS Anson HMS Anson was a King George V-class battleship of the Royal Navy, named after Admiral George Anson. She was built by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Shipyard and launched on 24 February 1940, being completed on 22... 107405
HMS Arrogant The HMS Arrogant was built at Devonport Dock and launched 26th May 1896. She was built as part of the 1895 Naval Program and designed to be used for 'ramming tactics' during encounters. She joined the Channel squadron... 64879
HMS Avenger HMS Avenger was one of four motorships laid down under Maritime Commission contract by the Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Company at Chester, Pennsylvania, and launched on 27 November 1940. She was sunk by a German... 60353
HMS Belmont The HMS Belmont, built by Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia, USA, was torpedoed south of Newfoundland on 31 Jan 1942. There were no survivors and all 138 crew members perished. 43236
HMS Ben Lomond The HMS Ben Lomond was part of Operation Cauldron. 114901
HMS Birdlip HMS Birdlip was built by Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Hull, England) and commissioned in 1941 She was sunk by a U-boat on 14 June 1944 off Freetown, Sierra Leone. 20296
HMS Broke HMS Broke was built by J S White of Cowes, and was initially named Almirante Goñi. She was launched on the 25th May 1914. In August 1914 the ship was purchased by the Admiralty and re-named HMS Broke. She took part in... 111918
HMS Clan MacNaughton The HMS Clan MacNaughton was sunk in a storm on 3rd February 1915. 104742
HMS Comorin The passenger ship Comorin of the P. & O. Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1939 and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. On 6 April 1941 HMS Comorin, under Capt. J.... 57644
HMS Conqueror II HMS Conqueror II was launched on the 20th of February 1889. She was owned by Walter S Bailey of Hull. In 1891 she was sold to F W Vanderbilt, of New York. In 1913 she was sold to the Duke of Manchester, London. On the... 114119
HMS Courageous HMS Courageous, a warship of the Royal Navy was sunk during the Second World War, killing more than 500 crew members. 52260
HMS Defence HMS Defence was an armoured cruiser built by the Pembroke dockyard for the Royal Navy and launched in 1907. She was sunk on 31st May 1916 during the Battle of Jutland; between 893 and 903 men were lost, with only one... 120065
HMS Duke of Albany The HMS "Duke of Albany" was built for the joint LYR/LNWR Fleetwood-Belfast service in 1907, the last of the classic Fleetwood Dukes. She was torpedoed East of Pentland Skerries on 25th August 1916. 40468
HMS Dunvegan Castle In September 1939 the passenger ship Dunvegan Castle of the Union-Castle Mail SS Co Ltd, London was requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to an armed merchant cruiser. She served at the South Atlantic Station... 23356
HMS Emphatic ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug: Laid Down at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX. Delivered to the US Navy, 27 January 1944 ATR-96 never saw active service in the US Navy Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act (WW2) to the... 48946
HMS Empress of India The HMS Empress of India was launched on the 7th of May 1891. She was commissioned on the 11th of September 1893 as a Royal Sovereign Class pre-dreadnought battleship and initially served on the Channel Fleet. In 1897... 114357
HMS Galatea HMS Galatea was an Arethusa-class light cruiser. She was built for the Royal Navy by William Beardmore and Company and launched on 14th May 1914. She was involved in the Battle of Jutland during the First World War and ... 114690
HMS Gloucester HMS Gloucester was built at the Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth, England) by Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering in 1937. She was commissioned in 1938 and served with the Mediterranean Fleet until she was bombed and... 8683
HMS Grafton HMS Grafton was a destroyer of the G class. She was torpedoed by the German submarine U-62 on 29 May 1940 while returning from Dunkirk fully loaded with troops, the explosions breaking her back and blowing off her stern... 23097
HMS Hector HMS Hector was built by Scotts Shipbuilding & Engineering, Greenock and was a passenger ship of Hector of the Alfred Holt & Co, Liverpool. It was was requisitioned by the Admiralty on 27 August 1939 and... 58550
HMS Hood The "Mighty Hood", the longest warship created for the Royal Navy to date, was built in 1918 by John Brown & Co Ltd at Clydebank on the river Clyde. Named after 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley (Lord Samuel Hood), she... 19404
HMS Inconstant HMS Inconstant was an Arethusa-class light cruiser. She was built for the Royal Navy by William Beardmore and Company and launched on 6th July 1914. The Inconstant had an overall length of 436ft and a displacement of 3,... 49971
HMS Invincible HMS Invincible was a British battlecruiser. She was built for the Royal Navy by Armstrong Whitworth and launched on 13th April 1907. She was sunk on 31st May 1916 during the Battle of Jutland; 1,026 crew were lost, only... 104693

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