HMS Renown was the lead ship of her class of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy built during the First World War. She was originally laid down as an improved version of the Revenge-class battleships. Her construction was suspended on the outbreak of war on the grounds she would not be ready in a timely manner. Admiral Lord Fisher, upon becoming First Sea Lord, gained approval to restart her construction as a battlecruiser that could be built and enter service quickly. The Director of Naval…

HMS Renown was the lead ship of her class of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy built during the First World War. She was originally laid down as an improved version of the Revenge-class battleships. Her construction was suspended on the outbreak of war on the grounds she would not be ready in a timely manner. Admiral Lord Fisher, upon becoming First Sea Lord, gained approval to restart her construction as a battlecruiser that could be built and enter service quickly. The Director of Naval…

King George VI, accompanied by Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay and the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, touring the beaches at Norm...

King George VI, accompanied by Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay and the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham, touring the beaches at Norm...

makebeliever: “ But when Aragorn arose all that beheld him gazed in silence, for it seemed to them that he was revealed to them now for the first time. Tall as the sea-kings of old, he stood above all that were near; ancient of days he seemed and yet...

makebeliever: “ But when Aragorn arose all that beheld him gazed in silence, for it seemed to them that he was revealed to them now for the first time. Tall as the sea-kings of old, he stood above all that were near; ancient of days he seemed and yet...

LONDON (March 27, 2017) The 2017 Trilateral Maritime Talks document which Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, Adm. Christophe Prazuck, Marine Nationale's Chief of Navy, and Adm. Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff signed in the Ministry of Defense Main Building. (US Navy photo courtesy of Ministry of Defense/Released)

LONDON (March 27, 2017) The 2017 Trilateral Maritime Talks document which Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, Adm. Christophe Prazuck, Marine Nationale's Chief of Navy, and Adm. Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff signed in the Ministry of Defense Main Building. (US Navy photo courtesy of Ministry of Defense/Released)

Admiral Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson 1855 To 1929 First Sea Lord Of The Admiralty From The War Illustrated Album Deluxe Published London 1916 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (12 x 17)

Admiral Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson 1855 To 1929 First Sea Lord Of The Admiralty From The War Illustrated Album Deluxe Published London 1916 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (12 x 17)

Admiral Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson 1855 To 1929 First Sea Lord Of The Admiralty From The War Illustrated Album Deluxe Published London 1916 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics x

Sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse, December 10, 1941 マレー沖海戦 (YouTube)

Sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse, December 10, 1941 マレー沖海戦 (YouTube)

Admiral Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman Bridgeman GCB, GCVO (7 December 1848 – 17 February 1929) was a Royal Navy officer. As a Captain he commanded a battleship and then an armoured cruiser and then, after serving as second-in-command of three different fleets, he twice undertook tours as Commander-in-Chief of the Home Fleet with a stint as Second Sea Lord in between those tours. He became First Sea Lord in November 1911 but clashed with First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill on…

Admiral Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman Bridgeman GCB, GCVO (7 December 1848 – 17 February 1929) was a Royal Navy officer. As a Captain he commanded a battleship and then an armoured cruiser and then, after serving as second-in-command of three different fleets, he twice undertook tours as Commander-in-Chief of the Home Fleet with a stint as Second Sea Lord in between those tours. He became First Sea Lord in November 1911 but clashed with First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill on…

Mount Snowdon, Wales, UK. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. It is located in Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, and has been described as "probably the busiest mountain in Britain".

Mount Snowdon, Wales, UK. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. It is located in Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, and has been described as "probably the busiest mountain in Britain".

HMS Glorious was the second of the Courageous-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. Designed to support the Baltic Project championed by the First Sea Lord, Lord Fisher, they were very lightly armoured and armed with only a few heavy guns. Glorious was completed in late 1916 and spent the war patrolling the North Sea. She participated in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight in November 1917 and was present when the German High Seas Fleet surrendered a…

HMS Glorious was the second of the Courageous-class battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. Designed to support the Baltic Project championed by the First Sea Lord, Lord Fisher, they were very lightly armoured and armed with only a few heavy guns. Glorious was completed in late 1916 and spent the war patrolling the North Sea. She participated in the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight in November 1917 and was present when the German High Seas Fleet surrendered a…

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