HMS Ottawa September 1942 HMCS Ottawa is torpedoed by while escorting Convoy ON 127 500 nautical miles km) east of St. 114 crew lost their lives, including the commanding officer, while 65 survivors were rescued by nearby vessels.
HMS Agamemnon (circa 1885). A Royal Navy battleship of the Ajax class. The last to have muzzle loaded main armament (12.5" calibre). Although this ship was able to squeeze down the Suez Canal she got stuck several times. Regardless, this allowed her quick access to the far east during a war scare between the British & Russian nations.
A Grumman Avenger is “squirted off” the flight deck of Ameer while she lays at anchor in Trincomalee harbour in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the home to the East Indies Station and the Eastern Fleet of the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
HMS ALBION (1898), was a British Canopus-class predreadnought battleship. She was then employed as part of the Channel Fleet until 1907, at which time she began service with the Atlantic Fleet. Following the outbreak of World War I, she saw action in operations against German Southwest Africa in 1914 and also served in the Dardanelles campaign against the Turks, supporting the landings at Gallipoli. She remained in the Mediterranean until 1916,
Flagship of the WW1 British battlecruiser fleet HMS Lion at 27 knots in 1916 - forever associated with Admiral Beatty, she was present at the battles of Heligoland Bight in 1914, Dogger Bank in 1915 and Jutland in 1916, suffering serious damage in both the latter engagements.