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Royal Navy

HMS Prince of Wales Goes to Sea

The second of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers, HMS Prince of Wales, has gone to sea for the first time. Eight … Read More

Feature Extract: Westland Wessex in Profile

Felix Rowe takes a close look at a true Cold War icon – a hugely versatile Anti-Submarine Warfare and utility helicopter combat veteran, … Read More

Warspite: The Hard Knocks of War (1950 Footage)

This fascinating newsreel from British Pathé shows workers on the iconic British battleship HMS Warspite. The ship, beached near Marazion, … Read More

Protector Home After Marathon Antarctic Deployment

The Royal Navy’s ice-breaker, HMS Protector, has returned to the UK following a four-year deployment. The red and white-hulled vessel … Read More

Feature Extract: Royal Navy Submarines

Keeping A Relentless Watch As the 50th anniversary of Britain’s continuous-at-sea nuclear deterrence effort – Operation Relentless … Read More

Photo of the Week

Type 42 destroyer HMS Exeter of the Royal Navy.  Launched on 25 April 1978, Exeter was commissioned in September 1980, and fought … Read More

Royal Sovereign Back from Russia (1949 Footage)

This interesting newsreel from British Pathé shows the Revenge-class battleship HMS Royal Sovereign returning to Britain on 4 February … Read More

Royal Navy to Revive Warspite Name for New Submarine

The iconic name, HMS Warspite, is set for a return, the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. Speaking in the 50th anniversary … Read More

Fleet Air Arm Attacks Tirpitz (1944 Footage)

This newsreel from British Pathé shows the April 1944 Fleet Air Arm raid on the German battleship Tirpitz, known as Operation Tungsten. … Read More

Museum Appeals for Veterans

Newark Air Museum is keen to hear from any personnel who have served in the RAF or the Royal Navy on the Harrier, Sea Harrier and Canberra. … Read More

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