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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 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 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 Menelaus Was launched by Scotts, Greenock in 1895. 46746
HMS Magic HMS Magic was sunk off Normandy in August 1944 by enemy action. 52346
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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Courageous HMS Courageous, a warship of the Royal Navy was sunk during the Second World War, killing more than 500 crew members. 52260
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 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 Clan MacNaughton The HMS Clan MacNaughton was sunk in a storm on 3rd February 1915. 104742
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 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 Ben Lomond The HMS Ben Lomond was part of Operation Cauldron. 114901
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 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 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 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 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

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