Vintage Photographs - The War at Sea

Triumphant return of the Deutschland to Bremen, 1916 This section of the website contains archive photographs taken during, before and after the war.  Specifically this sub-section contains photos of the war fought at sea.

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vintage photoH.M.S. 'Bulwark', blown up at Sheerness on 26 Nov 1914 (GW) vintage photoA Dreadnought's deck showing the big guns and barbettes (GW)
vintage photoA broadside from the French Battleship 'Marseillaise' (GW) vintage photoRussian Cruiser 'Pallada', sunk in the Baltic by a German submarine (GW)
vintage photoBritish submarine B11 (GW) vintage photoLieutenant Norman D. Holbrook, V.C. (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Lion pictured on 24 January 1915 (GW) vintage photoGerman armoured Cruiser 'Blucher' (GW)
vintage photoGerman Battle Cruiser 'Seydlitz' (GW) vintage photoWhite Flag found next to a German officer after attack on Suez Canal (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Indomitable (GW) vintage photoGerman Cruiser 'Konigsberg' bottled up in the Rufiji River (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Goliath (GW) vintage photoNaval sea plane descending through engine failure in the North Sea (GW)
vintage photoBritish military posts guarding the banks of the Suez Canal (GW) vintage photoSir F. C. Doveton Sturdee (GW)
vintage photoPontoon used by Turk forces during the attack on the Suez Canal (GW) vintage photoGerman Light Cruiser 'Nurnberg', sunk in the Falkland Islands (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Princess Royal (GW) vintage photoGuns of the Battle Cruiser 'New Zealand' (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Inflexible and H.M.S. Invincible in the Falkland Islands (GW) vintage photoWith the Naval Brigade: bluejackets effecting a landing (GW)
vintage photoLine of transports conveying Canadian forces in the mid-Atlantic (GW) vintage photoH.M.S. Tiger (GW)
vintage photoSergeant Charles Mayes, decorated for heroism in the Falkland Islands (GW) vintage photoGerman Armoured Cruiser 'Scharnhorst', sunk in the Falkland Islands (GW)
vintage photoGerman Light Cruiser 'Leipzig', sunk in the Falkland Islands (GW) vintage photoH.M.S. Canopus (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Kent (GW) vintage photoH.M.S. New Zealand washed from end to end in the North Sea (GW)
vintage photoBritish auxiliary cruiser 'Bayano', sunk on 11 March 1915 (GW) vintage photoGerman armed merchant-ship 'Prinz Eitel Friedrich' in Virginia (GW)
vintage photoThe U29 captained by Captain Weddigen (GW) vintage photoH.M.S. Destroyer 'Ariel' (GW)
vintage photoPhotograph of German submarine U.8 about to founder (GW) vintage photoGerman Cruiser 'Karlsruhe' (GW)
vintage photoNewcastle collier 'Thordis' (GW) vintage photoH.M.S. Formidable (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Chatham (GW) vintage photoGermany's submarine fleet, 1910-12 class at Wilhelmshaven (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Fox (GW) vintage photoH.M.S. New Zealand (GW)
vintage photoBritish Naval Brigade hauling a 4.7 gun for siege operations (GW) vintage photoMen of the Royal Naval Flying Corps, led by Commander Samson (GW)
vintage photoAdmiral of the Fleet Lord Fisher (GW) vintage photoVice-Admiral Sir Frederick T Hamilton, British Second Sea Lord (GW)
vintage photoRear-Admiral Frederick C. T. Tudor, Third Sea Lord (GW) vintage photoCaptain A. Noel Loxley, commander of H.M.S. Formidable (GW)
vintage photoPrince Louis of Battenberg (GW) vintage photoLieutenant von Weddigen (GW)
vintage photoBritish Battleship 'Ocean' (GW) vintage photoH.M.S. Irresistible, sunk in the Dardanelles on 18 March 1915 (GW)
vintage photoFrench Battleship 'Bouvet' (GW) vintage photoBritish and French Battle Fleet at the entrance to the Dardanelles (GW)
vintage photoBritish Light Cruiser 'Amethyst' (GW) vintage photoThe German submarine and its prey (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. Queen Elizabeth (GW) vintage photoA German submarine's quick-firing gun, which can be lowered (GW)
vintage photoThe American grain ship 'William P. Frye', sunk by the Germans (GW) vintage photoAdmiral von Tirpitz (GW)
vintage photoLieutenant-Colonel F. D. Farquhar, D.S.O. (GW) vintage photoVice-Admiral S. H. Carden (GW)
vintage photoAdmiral von Pohl (GW) vintage photoRear-Admiral J. M. de Robeck (GW)
vintage photoAbove-water armaments of British submarines: a quick-firing gun (GW) vintage photoDeck of a German submarine after the quick-firing gun has lowered (GW)
vintage photoDivine Service on the 'Queen Elizabeth' off Gallipoli (GW) vintage photoLieutenant-Commander E. C. Boyle, V.C. (GW)
vintage photoCaptain Turner of the 'Lusitania' (GW) vintage photoCommander Edward Unwin, V.C. (GW)
vintage photoAdmiral Sir Henry B. Jackson, First Sea Lord (GW) vintage photoAustralian submarine A.E 2 (GW)
vintage photoSinking of H.M.S. 'Majestic' by a German submarine, 27 May 1915 (GW) vintage photoThe 'River Clyde' after the landing at V Beach (GW)
vintage photoMidshipman Wilfred St. A. Malleson, V.C. (GW) vintage photoLieutenant-Commander Eric G. Robinson (GW)
vintage photoH.M.S. 'Implacable', protecting the X beach landings at Gallipoli (GW) vintage photoTroops leaving H.M.S. 'Nile' for the landing on X Beach at Gallipoli (GW)
vintage photoMidshipman George L. Dowry, V.C. (GW) vintage photoA landing force leaving the transports for the Gallipoli shore (GW)
vintage photoAdmiral Nicholson leaving Naval Observation Station in Gallipoli (GW) vintage photoSir John Jellicoe (GW)
vintage photoLieutenant-Commander Martin E. Nasmith, V.C. (GW) vintage photoThe Allied Fleet in the Dardanelles cheering the submarine E11 (GW)
vintage photoBritish Transport 'Royal Edward' (GW) vintage photoGerman mine-layer 'Albatross', ran ashore on Gothland (GW)
vintage photoItalian Cruiser 'Amalfi' (GW) vintage photoItalian Cruiser 'Giuseppe Garibaldi' (GW)
vintage photoRussian hospital-ship destroyed by shellfire on the River Vistula (GW) vintage photoAdmiral Lord Fisher (GW)
vintage photoView of Kut-el-Amara from the River Tigris (GW) vintage photoTurkish Mines removed from the Tigris (GW)
vintage photoAn Italian Armoured Cruiser in 1915 (GW) vintage photoItalian pre-Dreadnought 'Roma' (GW)
vintage photoGerman Cruiser 'Bremen' (GW) vintage photoLieutenant D'Oyly-Hughes with his raft in the Sea of Marmora (GW)
vintage photoGerman Cruiser 'Undine' (GW) vintage photoBritish flat-river craft moored at Amara on the Tigris (GW)
vintage photoAerial view of British bridge of boats and flooded bank of the Tigris (GW) vintage photoStores burning ashore at Suvla Bay following evacuation, 19 Dec 15 (GW)

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'Kitchener's Army' comprised Men recruited into the British Army a result of Lord Kitchener's appeal for volunteers.

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