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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 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 Forfar HMS Forfar was built by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd in Glasgow and was launched in 1920 as passenger ship Montrose(II) of the Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd. In 1939 she was requisitioned by the... 55599
HMS Galatea The HMS Galatea was an Arethusa-class light cruiser. She was built for the Royal Navy and launched on the 14th of May 1914. She was involved in the Battle of Jutland. She was sold for scrap on the 25th of October 1921.... 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 Hannibal A Royal Naval battleship of the Majestic class. Built in 1895, the 1st ofuard Ship, 9 of the largest battleship class. She served in the Channel Fleet reserve, the Home Fleet, as a Humber Guard ship, in Scapa Flow.... 45511
HMS Harrow An armed merchant vessel which was sunk off Whitby in September 1917. 40172
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 Hercules The fourth Hercules was a Colossus-class battleship built by Palmers, launched on May 10, 1910, and commissioned on July 31, 1911 at Portsmouth. She was a 20,000-ton dreadnought, mounting 10 12 inch (305 mm) guns and... 48064
HMS Hermes HMS Hermes was refitted in 1913 to act as the first experimental seaplane carrier of the British Navy. She was converted back into a cruiser and commissioned in May 1913 and was in service at the outbreak of the First... Yes 24322
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 The HMS Inconstant, built in Beardmore, was launched 6th July 1914. With an overall length of 436ft and a displacement of 3,750 tons, she was an Arethusa-class light cruiser - designed to operate with destroyers in the... 49971
HMS Kingston Beryl This ship was an ASW- displacement 356 tons. Launched in 1928 and comminssioned by the RN in 1941. She was lost on 25 December 1943. 41224
HMS Lapwing This vessel, built by Scotts Shipbuilding, Greenock, Scotland was torpedoed and sunk off Northern Russia on 20 March 1945. 60296
HMS Laurentic On the outbreak of the Great War (World War 1) in 1914, the White Star liner RMS Laurentic was requisitioned by the Admiralty as an armed merchant cruiser. On 25th January 1917 she struck by two mines laid by the German... Yes 40480
HMS Magic HMS Magic was sunk off Normandy in August 1944 by enemy action. 52346
HMS Menelaus Was launched by Scotts, Greenock in 1895. 46746
HMS Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB 310) The HMS MTB 310 was a ELCO 77 Class boat built for the Royal Navy. It was launched on the 8th of September 1941. It was sunk by Italian aircraft bombs in Tobruk, Libya on the 14th Of September 1942.  More information... 114737
HMS Newmarket HMS Newmarket was a 833 ton steamer built in 1907 by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Hull for the Great Eastern Railway Company, Harwich. She was requisitioned by the Royal Navy for use as a minesweeper... 105251
HMS Orama Launched for the Orient Line on 25th June 1911, HMS 'Orama' was built by John Brown & Co., Clydebank. She made her maiden voyage on 10th November 1911 from London to Brisbane, via Suez, and remained on this service... 48895
HMS Orion Built in 1932 by Vickers Armstrong at Devonport Dockyard, and commissioned in 1934, HMS Orion served in the Mediterranian Fleet during WW2. She was decommissioned in 1947 and scrapped in 1949. 8687
HMS Otway HMS Otway (built 1909) was an armed merchant cruiser which operated during the First World War. It was sunk, north of the Butt of Lewis, by UC 49 captained by Karl Petri on the 23rd of July 1917 with the loss of ten... 111685
HMS Pembroke There have been many Royal Navy ships named HMS Pembroke since 1655. However, for many men from the Western Isles who served during World War One, HMS Pembroke was the shore establishment, including barracks, at Chatham... 37166
HMS Princess Beatrix The HMS Princess Beatrix was a former Dutch ferry that had been fitted out as an assault landing ship. She was launched in March 1939. In 1946 the Princess Beatrix was returned to her original owners and operated as a... 113718
HMS Puckeridge This vessel, built by JS White & Co, Cowes, UK was sunk by a German submarine on 6 September 1943. 60301

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