Arctic Convoys

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Poster produced during the Second World War. Colour illustration of two merchant navy men. Text reads The life-line is firm thanks to the Merchant Navy . Merchant Navy, Merchant Marine, Ww2 Propaganda Posters, Nostalgia, American War, Second World, World War Two, The Life, Vintage Posters

Second world war British propaganda posters – in pictures

A huge collection of British propaganda posters, featuring everything from Spitfires to Hitler, is to be sold at auction

HMCS BRANTFORD showing a significant buildup of ice. (Source Veteran Affairs Canada ) February Life for the 60 or so crew was very difficult, especially so when plying the Atlantic in winter, Ice become so thick it often threatened to capsize the ships Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Navy, Navy Day, Merchant Navy, Veterans Affairs, Old Port, Canadian History, Armada, Navy Ships

HMCS BRANTFORD showing a significant buildup of ice. (Source Veteran Affairs Canada ) February 1944, Life for the 60 or so crew was very difficult, especially so when plying the Atlantic in winter, Ice become so thick it often threatened to capsize the ships

Stunning photos reveal the brutal conditions faced by sailors protecting Arctic Convoys Army & Navy, Us Army, Navy Air Force, History Online, Military Diorama, Coal Mining, Navy Ships, Black N White Images, Royal Navy

Stunning photos reveal brutal conditions during WW2 Arctic Convoys

Black and white images have been transformed to show the harsh life on ships heading to and from freezing northern ports in the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

oledavyjones: “ After USS Pybus was decommissioned and entered service with the Royal Navy as HMS Emperor, she left New York bound for Greenock, Scotland with a deck cargo of Grumman Hellcats (or. Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers, Grumman F6f Hellcat, Leaving New York, Ww2 Planes, Ww2 Aircraft, Royal Air Force, Submarines, Battleship, Military History

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oledavyjones: “ After USS Pybus was decommissioned and entered service with the Royal Navy as HMS Emperor, she left New York bound for Greenock, Scotland with a deck cargo of Grumman Hellcats (or...

HMS Belfast is a historic warship and museum, exploring stories of life on board during conflict and peace. Uk Navy, Navy Day, Royal Navy, Gun Turret, Military Diorama, Navy Ships, Battleship, Belfast, Military History

HMS Belfast

Open every day from 10am, including Bank HolidaysWe are closed 24, 25, and 26 December.Winter hours: (1 November to 26 February 2017) 10am – 5pm, last admission 4pmSummer hours: (27 Feb to 30 October 2017) 10am – 6pm, last admission 5pmDuring adverse weather, it may become necessary for certain ladders and upper decks on HMS Belfast to be closed at short notice. Please ask a member of staff on board for more information.We are currently doing funnel work on board for conservation purposes.

War Service Arctic Convoys: A group of Royal Marines and sailors on quarterdeck of the ice superstructure of the light cruiser HMS BELFAST, November

Stunning photos reveal brutal conditions during WW2 Arctic Convoys

Black and white images have been transformed to show the harsh life on ships heading to and from freezing northern ports in the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

militaryhistoryphotos: “A Royal Navy Seaman standing in front of an ice encrusted turret on board the HMS Belfast during the Arctic Convoys. Naval History, Military History, Belfast, Merchant Navy, Royal Marines, Navy Ships, Royal Navy, Second World, Battleship

Incredible colourised photos show allied warships at battle during WWII

INCREDIBLE images of the ships and sea heroes which helped win the Second World War have been brought back to life in colour. The black and white photographs were painstakingly colourised by design…

Hellcats warm up and prepare for launch on the snow-covered deck of HMS Emperor during abysmal weather conditions. The ship was deployed in March 1944 along with sister carriers HMS Searcher, Pursuer and Fencer to defend convoys Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers, Navy Carriers, Navy News, Hms Illustrious, British Armed Forces, Merchant Navy, Royal Marines, Military Helicopter, Arctic Circle

Crossing the Arctic Circle snow squalls were frequently encountered, making flying hazardous.

THE TIRPITZ ATTACK. APRIL 1944, ON BOARD THE ESCORT CARRIER HMS EMPEROR WHEN SHE WAS PART OF THE FORCE OF SHIPS OF THE BRITISH HOME FLEET WHICH STRUCK AT THE GERMAN BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ IN ALTEN FJORD AND LEFT HER BLAZING. Crossing the Arctic Circle snow squalls were frequently encountered, making flying hazardous. Creator: Mason, H A (Lt) Source: © IWM (A 22647)

Stunning photos reveal the brutal conditions faced by sailors protecting Arctic Convoys Merchant Navy, Merchant Marine, Navy News, Royal Marines, Navy Ships, Black N White Images, Royal Navy, Battleship, World War Two

Stunning photos reveal brutal conditions during WW2 Arctic Convoys

Black and white images have been transformed to show the harsh life on ships heading to and from freezing northern ports in the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

Stunning photos reveal brutal conditions during Arctic Convoys The cost in lives was horr. List Of Countries, Countries Of The World, Merchant Navy, Royal Marines, Coal Mining, Red Army, Navy Ships, Royal Navy, World War Two

Stunning photos reveal brutal conditions during WW2 Arctic Convoys

Black and white images have been transformed to show the harsh life on ships heading to and from freezing northern ports in the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

Sailors clearing the decks of snow on board HMS KING GEORGE V whilst she was in Arctic waters. Often the decks were a foot deep in snow. One of her inch gun turrets can be seen in the background. Navy Coast Guard, Merchant Navy, Navy Ships, King George, Royal Navy, British History, Battleship, Military History, World War Two

Royal Mail unveils stamps featuring historic trading ships to commemor

The Royal Mail launched a collection of stamps to commemorate the servicemen of Merchant Navy sailors in Greenwich, London today.

BBC World Service - Witness History, The Arctic Convoys Vintage Comic Books, Vintage Comics, Bbc World Service, Merchant Navy, Royal Marines, Coal Mining, Royal Navy, Battleship, World War Two

BBC World Service - Witness History, The Arctic Convoys

BBC World Service - Witness, The Arctic Convoys