Carl Toller

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HMS Belfast plaque - measures 23 cm Long 5 cm Width.

A bias for the Belfast of course being from my natal shores, and having visited her only twice.

Shell hole in a casemate on HMS Kent. Sergeant Mayes RMA stands to the left of the hole: the Battle of the Falkland Islands 8th December 1914 http://www.britishbattles.com/battle-of-the-falkland-islands/

Shell hole in a casemate on HMS Kent. Sergeant Mayes RMA stands to the left of the hole: the Battle of the Falkland Islands December 1914 .

HMS Belfast leaving Scapa Flow for the Normandy beaches, June 1944.

On 6 June HMS Belfast was the flagship of Bombardment Force E, supporting troops landing at Gold and Juno beaches. Her first target was the German gun battery at La Marefontaine. As a result of HMS Belfast’s bombardment, the battery played no meanin

SMS Scharnhorst sinking at the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 8th December 1914, by Lionel Wyllie: her sister Gneisenau, also doomed to be sunk, is in the background.

SMS Scharnhorst sinking at the Battle of the Falkland Islands, December by Lionel Wyllie: her sister Gneisenau, also doomed to be sunk, is in the background.

‘Black and white negative, Vickers Wellington [Bicester]’, Paul Nash, 1940 – Tate Archive | Tate

‘Black and white negative, Vickers Wellington [Bicester]’, Paul Nash, 1940 – Tate Archive | Tate

‘Black and white negative, Vickers Wellington [Bicester?]’, Paul Nash, 1940 – Tate Archive | Tate

‘Black and white negative, Vickers Wellington [Bicester?]’, Paul Nash, 1940 – Tate Archive | Tate

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THE BATTLE OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS, 8 DECEMBER 1914

Q HMS INFLEXIBLE opens fire at vessels of the Imperial German Navy during the Battle of the Falkland Islands at hours on 8 December

October 1950: HMS Belfast steaming at 18 knots in the English Channel on her way to Sheerness after early service off Korea

HMS Belfast in 1950 - a veteran of the Battle of the North Cape in which the German battleship Scharnhorst was sunk in she is now preserved in