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  NAUTICAL RELIC Candlestick from HMS Britannia (1869-1905) Copper - RL173.05f.557
NAUTICAL RELIC Candlestick from HMS Britannia (1869-1905) Copper - RL173.05f.557
She was subsequently renamed the HMS Britannia in 1869 when she was officially placed in service as a naval cadet training ship.
Consequently, the dismantling of the HMS Britannia (5th) coincided with the opening of the new college facilities and various parts of the old cadet training ship were endearingly recycled as special naval relics commemorating 36 years of service.
www.rubylane.com /shops/docsantiques/item/RL173x2e05fx2e557?yc=1   (944 words)

  
  HMS Britannia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The third Britannia was a 100-gun first-rate launched at Portsmouth in 1762, a participant in the Battle of Cape St. Vincent (1797) and Battle of Trafalgar, later renamed Princess Royal, St.
The first rate HMS Prince of Wales became the sixth Britannia when she was given the name 1869, as she replaced the previous vessel in the cadet training role.
The seventh Britannia was a battleship launched in 1904 and sunk by UB-50 in 1918.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Britannia   (273 words)

  
 HMS Britannia (1762) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Britannia (1762) was a British Royal Navy 100-gun 1st rate ship of the line.
In the 1790s ten of the quarterdeck guns and two of the forecastle guns were replaced by the same number of 32pounder carronades.
She was third of seven ships to bear the name Britannia, and was broken up at Plymouth in February 1825.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Britannia_(1762)   (391 words)

  
 Britannia - Tree For All
Britannia was stationed in the Mediterranean during 1794 in the French Revolutionary War and was the flagship of Vice Admiral Hotham off Toulon and in several skirmishes with the French fleet.
Britannia remained in the action until the end of the battle sustaining 52 casualties, 10 killed and 42 wounded, and was slightly damaged compared to other British ships.
Britannia was laid up in 1813 and hulked as a prison ship at Plymouth, where she remained until broken up in 1826.
www.treeforall.org.uk /trafalgar/TrafalgarWoods/Otherwoods/Britannia   (926 words)

  
 Britannia Creek Sawmill
Pate’s Britannia Creek Sawmill is inspired by the real life enterprise that was located on Britannia Creek Road near the small country town of Wesburn.
Britannia Creek is situated in the Yarra Valley and joins the Little Yarra River shortly before the latter joins the Yarra River proper.
Tradition has it that the name Britannia Creek was given by ex-Royal Navy Midshipman Charles Bowtell, a gold miner, who served on HMS Britannia during the Crimean War.
www.britanniacreek.net /html/body_britannia_creek_sawmill.html   (1461 words)

  
 Boy Seaman Training Establishments
HMS Britannia (ex-Prince of Wales) a first rate used for training naval officer cadets, arrived at Portland Roads in 1862.
HMS Caledonia (ex-HMS Impregnable, a one-time 98-gun second rate) opened in Scotland in the Firth of Forth at Queensferry in 1896 while the ironclad HMS Black Prince was established at Queenstown (Cobh) in the same year.
In 1906, HMS Ganges was moved ashore near Shotley on the Suffolk coast.
www.gwpda.org /naval/rnboyest.htm   (1171 words)

  
 HMS Defence
HMS Defence took part in the moonlight battle of Cape St Vincent, battle of Cuddalore and four other fleet actions.
One of the most realistic pictures of a sea battle ever painted, the British ship, the Defence, totally dismasted but refusing to surrender, she is being attacked by a French two-decker on the left and L Achille on the right.
HMS Defence seen leaving the fleet anchorage in Torbay, Devon in 1794 when she was serving in the Channel Fleet.
www.naval-art.com /hms_defence.htm   (3828 words)

  
 BBC - Devon Bookshelf - Britannia Royal Naval College 1905-2005
Britannia Royal Naval College 1905-2005 costs £25 and is published by Richard Webb of Dartmouth (01803 835525).
The Britannia Royal Naval College is among the finest buildings in Devon.
The building replaced the previous "home" of the training college - HMS Britannia and HMS Hindostan, two ships which had been based on the River Dart for 42 years (there are some great pictures of these boats in the book).
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/culture/bookshelf/brnc.shtml   (586 words)

  
 Battle of Trafalgar 1805- Colchester Men
HMS Victory is a first rate 100 gun ship with thirty 42 pdrs on the gun deck, twenty-eight 24 pdrs mid-deck, thirty 12 pdrs on upper deck and ten six pdrs on the quarter deck and two on Forecastle.
HMS Victory was Admiral Horatio Nelson's Flagship at the battle of Trafalgar.
HMS Victory, HMS Britannia, Temeraire, Neptune, Conqueror, Leviathan, Ajax, Orion, Minotaur, Spartiate, Agamemnon, Africa, Royal Sovereign, Prince of Wales, Dreadnaught, Tonnant, Mars, Polyphemus, Belle Isle, Bellerophon, Colossus, Defiance, Achilles, Revenge, Swiftsure, Defence, Thunderer.
www.camulos.com /trafalgar.htm   (968 words)

  
 The Heritage Coast: HMS Boscowan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
She was a three decked sailing ship of the line, launched in 1844 but reduced to a hulk in 1862 and converted into a training ship for boy seamen.
HMS Britannia had been the first training ship at Portland but the conditions in the anchorage had not suited her and she moved to Dartmouth where she became the forerunner of the Royal Naval College.
The original Boscawen at Portland left in 1873 and was replaced by HMS Trafalgar, which took on the name Boscawen and remained at Portland until she was sold in 1906.
www.cyberport.co.uk /historyfile/portland_and_weymouth/portlands_deep_sea_harbour/hms_boscowan.htm   (550 words)

  
 Type 82 General Purpose Destroyer
His early experience was gained as a Midshipman and Sub Lieutenant in the Destroyers HMS Agincourt and HMS Carysfort which took him to the Mediterranean, the Far East and the South Pacific.
After training at the Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth and an initial commission in an anti-submarine frigate, he was appointed to a series of diesel boats where he served in a variety of roles before joining the nuclear attack submarine HMS Warspite as the Navigating Officer.
HMS Avenger herself conducted several bombardments of the Argentine positions, landed special operations forces and survived a combined Super Etendard/Exocet and Skyhawk bomber attack of which she was the focus.
www.hmsbristol.plus.com /cos.htm   (966 words)

  
 Osmanlı Tarihi Kültürü Medeniyeti Edebiyatı Sanatı
In 1922 he was given command of HMS Philomel, an obsolete cruiser of 2,575 tons used as a training ship for the New Zealand Navy.
In 1932, Agar was in command of the sloop HMS Scarborough attached to the North America and West Indies Squadron.
HM Coastal Motor Boat 4, his boat in the Baltic, is on permanent display at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.
www.osmanlimedeniyeti.com /wiki/Augustine_William_Shelton_Agar_.html   (4593 words)

  
 HMS Vengeance through the ages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Vengeance was a 28 gun Frigate which was captured from the French by HMS.
Under the Command of Captain Lord Edward Russell, she assisted in the opening bombardment of the Forts at Sebastopol on 17th October 1854 in company with HMS.
Britannia, Trafalgar, Queen, Rodney and Bellerophon and earning battle honours for the Crimea (1854).
www.hms-vengeance.co.uk /hms.htm   (859 words)

  
 Mid
He transferred into his new ship from the third rate ship HMS Cumberland when she was taken out of service and broken up.
In 1774 after transferring to the HMS Asia, 64, operating in the American colonies he was made acting lieutenant of HMS Kingfisher, 16.
He was made Commander of the brig-sloop, HMS Kite on the Jersey station in 1802 and then the hired vessel Rose.
www.jerseyheritagetrust.org /whats/trafstories.html   (2446 words)

  
 HMS Bermuda - 1954. Royals and Vanguard
At 1129 precisely BRITANNIA and HM The Queen were close abeam and the ship's company of HMS BERMUDA proudly gave the customary three rousing cheers in return for a wave from HM and Prince Philip.
BRITANNIA was secured when BERMUDA took up the buoys of No 5 Berth at 1000 the next morning from where those engaged in the ceremonial of the Royal visit from the 3rd to the 7th of May came and went.
BRITANNIA's next stop was Gibraltar on the 11th where their children Prince Charles (6yo) and Princess Anne (3yo) joined them for the final leg of their round-the-world Commonwealth Tour that took them back to a rapturous London welcome-home.
www.zyworld.com /HMSECHO/Bda/Berm54.htm   (3324 words)

  
 Naval Artists
The keel of HMS Victory was laid at Chatham, 23rd July 1759, she was launched 7th May 1765.
HMS Victory leading her division is just altering course to starboard in order to pass under the stern of Bucentaure flagship of Admiral Villeneuve, to rake her and break the line during the battle of Trafalgar.
Sailing in his flagship, HMS Victory, Nelson's strategy was to attack the middle and rear of the enemy fleet, piercing their line and enveloping them with superior numbers and gunpowder - the "pell-mell battle" his revolutionary doctrine called upon to achieve total victory.
www.militaryartcompany.com /new_page_3.htm   (1700 words)

  
 HMS Ganges Royal Navy Association - Notice Board/January 2003
Names include HMS Triumph, HMS Hogue, HMS Bacchante, HMS Reclaim, HMS Juno and HMS Birmingham as well as HMS St George for officer training, several times at HMS Mercury and his last appointment at HMS Dolphin.
My father joined the Navy at HMS Ganges in 1953 and served a number of years aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia.
We have photos of the ship and during the breaking passed down by the original owner (we are the 3rd owners of the house).
www.hmsgangesassoc.org /jan03.html   (965 words)

  
 King Edward Class
HMS Africa, HMS Britannia, HMS Commonwealth, HMS Dominion, HMS Hibernia, HMS Hindustan, King Edward VII, HMS New Zealand (renamed Zealandia).
Armament: Four 4 inch guns in pairs, four 9.2 inch guns in singles, ten 6 inch guns in pairs, fourteen 12 pdr guns, fourteen 3 pdr guns, two maxims and five torpedo tubes.
Not sure if you are able to help but I have what appears to be a copper plate with a silver(maybe) centre having an elephants head and the words inscription is 'HMS Hindustan' around the centre circumference.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /king_edward_class.htm   (538 words)

  
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giblets RE:HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales 2/9/2004 5:52:09 AM Yes the HMS Prince of wales was a 42,000 tonne battleship, sunk on 10 December 1941, she participated inteh Bismarck Action, and the Malta convoys.
HMS Queen Elizabeth was a WWI Battleship, and took part in teh Gallipoli campaign, and then in WWII was in the Mediterranean before going to the Pacific Fleet later on before being sold as scrap in 1948.
shawn RE:HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales 2/9/2004 10:43:04 PM The battleship the Prince of Wales was a relatively new King George Class with IRRC 10 x 14in main guns, and took part in the sinking of the Bismarck.
www.strategypage.com /messageboards/messages/9-954.asp   (4149 words)

  
 KE 97 Photo Gallery
Britannia (King Edward class) October 1914, showing her forecastle, forward 12" turret and bridgework, also quarter deck looking back at Hindustan which is rolling well.
Loss of the HMS King Edward VII, fatally stricken off Pentland Firth on 6th January 1916, she inclines slowly to starboard which allowed her crew time to abandon ship.
HMS King Edward VII sister ship, HMS Commonwealth 1918, re-constructed and painted up in one of Norman Wilkinson's Dazzle efforts.
website.lineone.net /~britannic98/prevexp/ke_photo.htm   (231 words)

  
 About us
Captain of HMS Repulse at the time she was sunk by the Japanese, Captain Tennant was saved by the Destroyer escort ships and taken back to Singapore with the rest of the survivors.
He was born in 1890 and joined the Navy in 1905 at the age of 15.
He was instrumental in the saving of countless lives during The Dunkirk evacuations, and became Captain of HMS Repulse in 1940.
www.forcez-survivors.org.uk /biographies/repulsecrew/tennant.html   (982 words)

  
 Britannia Royal Naval College - Centenary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The year 2005 heralds the Centenary of Britannia Royal Naval College and it will be a year of great celebration to mark one hundred years of delivering excellence in maritime leadership and practice.
Some background facts for you - Britannia Royal Naval College started as the training ship HMS Britannia (see third photo on the right), which arrived in the River Dart in 1863.
Intakes continued to grow and it was no longer possible to train and accommodate such a large number of cadets on the ship so in 1896 the First Sea Lord announced that a college was to be built ashore.
www.britannia.ac.uk /centenary.htm   (365 words)

  
 Scott Polar Research Institute » Virtual Shackleton - authors
His service in the Pacific was followed by a brief spell in the Mediterranean in HMS Caroline and in September 1891, he reported on board the torpedo training ship, HMS Vernon, at Portsmouth for a two-year course.
In the summer of 1897, Scott was appointed torpedo lieutenant to HMS Majestic and in the same year, his father died, leaving his mother, Hannah, almost penniless.
Later in 1908, he was appointed commander of HMS Bulwark and in September, he married Kathleen Bruce, a talented sculptress.
www.spri.cam.ac.uk /library/archives/shackleton/authors/scott.html   (1014 words)

  
 Bruce Austin Fraser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Attended Bradfield College, HMS Britannia*, and Royal Navy College, Greenwich, England.
Commanded the HMS Glorious (aircraft carrier) from 1935-37.
Commander in Chief of the Home Fleet, in December 1943, he was largely credited with sinking the German Battleship Scharnhorst while embarked aboard the HMS Duke of York.
www.ussmissouri.com /surrender/fraser.htm   (174 words)

  
 Navy News - News Desk - News - Field Gunners Plan To Hold on to Their Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
James has served in the destroyers HMS Gloucester and HMS Nottingham, the latter taking him to the Gulf of Oman in 2001; and ashore in HMS Collingwood where he carried out fire fighting duties during the fire-fighters' strike.
He then joined HMS Temeraire where he qualified as a Physical Trainer which led to his current draft as a member of the Physical Training Staff in HMS Nelson.
James is HM Naval Base Portsmouth's crew Physical Trainer, having never competed in field gun before, he hopes to bring a new dimension of specific training techniques to the Crew.
www.navynews.co.uk /articles/2005/0506/0005060202.asp   (1272 words)

  
 Paddle Steamer Picture Gallery
During the Second World War she was requisitioned by the Royal Navy and renamed HMS Skiddaw.
HMS Skiddaw, in the Firth of Forth, with barrage balloon attached.
HMS Skiddaw moored off Antwerp towards the end of the Second World War.
website.lineone.net /~tom_lee/skiddaw2.htm   (442 words)

  
 Janus: Papers of Admiral Sir Algernon U. Willis
This Fleet was formed after the loss of HMS Prince of Wales and Repulse during the fall of Singapore and was assigned the task of protecting British territory and sea communications in the Indian Ocean.
In March 1943 he hoisted Flag in HMS Nelson as Flag Officer commanding Force "H", the force of Battleships, Aircraft Carriers and Destroyers which covered North African Operations and afterwards the invasion of Sicily and Italy (Salerno).
Diary of cruise in "HMS Renown" with HRH The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) on board to Australia, New Zealand and Pacific and Atlantic colonies, 1920.
janus.lib.cam.ac.uk /db/node.xsp?id=EAD/GBR/0014/WLLS   (1150 words)

  
 Vice Admiral Sir Henry Bernard Rawlings
Educated at Stanmore Park, HMS Britannia,* and the Imperial Defence College.
Former captain of the battleship HMS Valiant, also the HMS Active, Curacoa, and Delhi.
Training was originally carried out on various ships until 1905 when it moved ashore and building of the current college began.
www.ussmissouri.com /Surrender/rawlings.htm   (126 words)

  
 Research Collections Information Service Sheets at the Royal Naval Museum
He entered the Royal Navy in 1872 and passed out of the training ship, HMS Britannia, top of his term in the summer of 1874.
Captain John Fisher, then Director of Naval Ordnance, requested the transfer of Jellicoe from HMS Excellent to assist him in the Act’s implementation, although such a move was contrary to precedent at that time.
He was on board the vessel, though suffering from Malta fever, when she was rammed and sunk by HMS Camperdown, during manoeuvres off the Levant coast in June 1893.
www.royalnavalmuseum.org /info_sheets_john_jellicoe.htm   (958 words)

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