The End of Glory – War & Peace in HMS Hood 1916-1941

There have been many fine books written on HMS Hood, the glory of the Royal Navy, while television and cinema have also taken the subject to their … [Read more...]





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...]





HMS Warrior – Ironclad Frigate 1860

HMS Warrior, launched in 1860, was the first iron-hulled, sea-going armoured ship, and for many years was the most powerful warship in the … [Read more...]





The Battle-cruiser HMS Renown 1916-48

This is the story of the Royal Navy battle-cruiser HMS Renown, a famous ship with a long and distinguished operational career. Originally built for … [Read more...]