Clydebank Battlecruisers – Forgotten Photographs from John Brown’s Shipyard

Between 1906 and 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built five battlecruisers, each one bigger than the last, culminating in the … [Read more...]





Figureheads of the Royal Navy

The first figureheads that were carved to represent the names of British warships appeared during the reign of Henry VIII; the last ones were carved … [Read more...]





Cox’s Navy – Salvaging the German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow 1924-1931

On mid-Summer's Day 1919 the interned German Grand Fleet was scuttled by their crews at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands despite a Royal Navy guard … [Read more...]