British motor torpedo boat V-252 Warships in Greenock harbour in Scotland in January 1942.In the foreground at the wharf was a British motor torpedo boat (type MTV5). In the background is the Canadian Corvette HMCS Trillium.

British motor torpedo boat V-252 Warships in Greenock harbour in Scotland in January 1942.In the foreground at the wharf was a British motor torpedo boat (type MTV5). In the background is the Canadian Corvette HMCS Trillium.

HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the WWII. HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down April 26, 1941, launched March 31, 1942 and completed May 5, 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.

HMS Abercrombie was a Royal Navy Roberts class monitor of the WWII. HMS Abercrombie was built by Vickers Armstrong, Tyne. She was laid down April 26, 1941, launched March 31, 1942 and completed May 5, 1943. She used a 15-inch gun turret originally built as a spare for HMS Furious.

HMS Wellington (U65) is a Grimsby-class sloop, formerly of the British Royal Navy. During the Second World War, she served as a convoy escort ship in the North Atlantic.

HMS Wellington (U65) is a Grimsby-class sloop, formerly of the British Royal Navy. During the Second World War, she served as a convoy escort ship in the North Atlantic.

HMS Cardigan Bay (K630) 1944, was a Bay-class anti-aircraft frigate of the British Royal Navy, named after Cardigan Bay, off the coast of Ceredigion, Wales.

HMS Cardigan Bay (K630) 1944, was a Bay-class anti-aircraft frigate of the British Royal Navy, named after Cardigan Bay, off the coast of Ceredigion, Wales.

HMS Keppel (D84) Thornycroft type flotilla leader built for the Royal Navy at the end of the First World War. She was completed too late to serve in that conflict, but saw extensive service in the inter war years and in World War II. She was an effective convoy escort and U-boat killer, being credited with the destruction of five U-boats during the Battle of the Atlantic.

HMS Keppel (D84) Thornycroft type flotilla leader built for the Royal Navy at the end of the First World War. She was completed too late to serve in that conflict, but saw extensive service in the inter war years and in World War II. She was an effective convoy escort and U-boat killer, being credited with the destruction of five U-boats during the Battle of the Atlantic.

HMS Talybont (L18) Hunt-class escort destroyer of the British Royal Navy. July 3, 1944

HMS Talybont (L18) Hunt-class escort destroyer of the British Royal Navy. July 3, 1944

HMS Keppel (D84) Thornycroft type flotilla leader built for the Royal Navy at the end of the WWI, in 1943. (wikipedia.image)

HMS Keppel (D84) Thornycroft type flotilla leader built for the Royal Navy at the end of the WWI, in 1943. (wikipedia.image)

HMS Woodpecker (U08) was a Black Swan-class sloop of the British Royal Navy.

HMS Woodpecker (U08) was a Black Swan-class sloop of the British Royal Navy.

HMS Apollo (M01) was an Abdiel-class minelayer of the British Royal Navy, the eighth RN ship to carry the name. She served with the Home Fleet during World War II, taking part in the Normandy Landings before being transferred to the British Pacific Fleet. Put into reserve in 1946, she was recommissioned in 1951, serving until 1961, and was sold for scrapping in 1962.

HMS Apollo (M01) was an Abdiel-class minelayer of the British Royal Navy, the eighth RN ship to carry the name. She served with the Home Fleet during World War II, taking part in the Normandy Landings before being transferred to the British Pacific Fleet. Put into reserve in 1946, she was recommissioned in 1951, serving until 1961, and was sold for scrapping in 1962.

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