A cruiser in the Derwent, circa 1900. Ted Lidster collection Public domain photograph of Navy warship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
AWM caption: "Yokohama, Japan. c. 1945-09. A group portrait taken a few minutes after the RAAF's Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) George Jones had set foot on Japanese soil at Yokohama, with the U... More
AWM Caption: HMAS Australia passing under the Forth Bridge in Scotland. While serving with the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet from February 1915 until the end of the First World War, she was flagship of the 2nd Battl... More
1,480 GRT sail- and steamship Avoca, built in 1866 by Wm Denny of Dumbarton for P&O. The Sultan of Zanzibar bought her in 1882. Indian interests bought her in 1896 and she was scrapped in 1900 in Bombay.
The Krait, the vessel which carried the men of Z Special Unit on Operation Jaywick, the successful raid on Singapore Harbour on the night of 1943-09-26.
3,404 GRT cargo steamship Baron Saltoun, built in 1927 by the Ayrshire Dockyard Co of Irvine for Hugh Hogarth & Co ("Baron Line") of Glasgow. In June 1940 she was sunk by a mine off Cherbourg in the English Channel.
The four masted barque Manchester at anchor. Public domain photograph of a ship, sailing ship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Bomb spray obscures the British cruiser HMS Exeter as Exeter and the Australian cruiser, HMAS Hobart, manoeuvered during a Japanese air attack in the Java Sea on 15 February 1942. Her "A" turret can be just see... More
AWM Caption: Java Sea. 15 February 1942. Bomb spray surrounds the Royal Netherlands cruiser, Java, during a Japanese air attack. The Dutch ship was one of the ships involved in the operations against the Japane... More
5,408 GRT cargo ship Canadian Explorer, built in 1921 by Halifax Shipyards of Nova Scotia for the Canadian National Steamship Co. In 1933 Achille Lauro of Naples bought her and renamed her Achille Lauro.
1,472 GRT five-masted schooner Cap Vert below the Clifton Suspension Bridge on the River Avon in Bristol, England. She was built by the William Lyall Shipbuilding Co of North Vancouver, British Columbia in 1918
Ellerman Lines' cargo steamship City of Naples, built in 1908 and wrecked on rocks off Ommaizaki, Japan in 1926 http://www.plimsoll.org/resources/SCCLibraries/WreckReports/14007.asp
Alfred Booth & Co's 5,051 GRT cargo steamship Clement: built by Cammell, Laird & Co of Birkenhead in 1934 and sunk by the German cruiser Graf Spee on 30 September 1939.)
SS Doomba accompanied by two smaller pleasure craft Public domain photograph of ferry, steam boat, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
Norwegian whaling factory N. T. Nielsen-Alonso of Larvik, ex. Custodian (1900). Sunk by German submarine in 1943 Norsk bokmål: Flytende hvalkokeri «N. T. Nielsen-Alonso» i Antarktis
View of the bridge and forward 8-inch gun turrets of heavy cruiser HMAS Australia, 4 September 1944. The officer facing to the right is Captain Emile Dechaineux, commander of the Australia, who was killed durin... More
AWM Caption: SYDNEY, NSW. 1944-02-18. PORT BOW VIEW OF THE FRIGATE HMAS BARCOO (K375) SHOWING HER ORIGINAL APPEARANCE. SHE IS PAINTED DARK GREY, PROBABLY G10, ALL OVER. SHE IS FITTED WITH A TYPE 271 SURFACE SEA... More
Starboard side view of the Australian heavy cruiser HMAS Canberra (D33) burning and listing to starboard as she starts to sink following the Battle of Savo Island, taken from a United States destroyer.
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The Northern Territory administration vessel Kuru in Sydney Harbour in 1938. The ship was commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy as HMAS Kuru in 1941.
Sydney, NSW. Starboard bow view of the channel patrol vessel HMAS Lolita (14). A second .303 Vickers MG has been fitted forward. Note the depth charges on the stern.
Sydney, NSW. Port bow view of the channel patrol vessel HMAS Lolita (14). A second .303 Vickers MG has been fitted forward. Note the depth charges on the stern.
AWM image 301916. SYDNEY, NSW. PORT SIDE VIEW OF THE CHANNEL PATROL BOAT HMAS MARLEAN (20). NOTE THE .303 INCH VICKERS MACHINE GUN AFT AND THE DEPTH CHARGES ON THE STERN. THE AUXILIARY ANTI SUBMARINE VESSEL HMA... More
Australian Navy N Class Destroyer HMAS Nepal (G25) Public domain photograph of Navy warship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
AWM Caption: Melbourne, Vic. October 1944. Port forward view of N class destroyer HMAS Nizam. During her RAN service Nizam visited Melbourne twice for refits at Williamstown Naval Dockyard.
The light cruiser HMAS Pioneer in the Selbourne dry dock at Simonstown, South Africa. During 1915 and 1916 Pioneer remained off German East Africa, now Tanzania (ex Tanganyika), to blokade any attempts by Germa... More
AWM caption: "Group portrait of the ships company of HMAS Sydney after the successful action against the Italian Cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni on 19 July 1940. Men are crowded on the deck and stand in the rigging."
The Australian troopship SS Zealandia, partly obscured by the Royal Australian Navy sloop HMAS Warrego (U73), with the United States Navy heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA-30), at Darwin, Northern Territories (Aust... More
AWM caption: Grimsby class sloop HMAS Yarra. Sunk by Japanese cruiser force about 400 miles south of Java on 1942-03-04 whilst escorting a convoy from Java to Fremantle.
The Royal Canadian Navy Tribal class destroyer HMCS Athabaskan (219) photographed from the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Sydney (R17), probably in Korean waters.
The Canadian destroyer HMCS Restigouche (H00) preparing to pick up the survivors from a German U-boat which was attacked and sunk by a RAF Short Sunderland aircraft captained by Flying Officer L. H. Baveystock ... More
AWM image 303219. 1940. STARBOARD SIDE VIEW OF THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP MV DUNERA II WHICH TRANSPORTED AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TROOPS TO THE MIDDLE EAST AS PART OF CONVOYS US.1 AND US.2 IN 1940-01 AND 1940-04 R... More
Illawarra Steam Navigation Company's 515 GRT steamship Kameruka, built in 1880 by Russell & Co at Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland. She was wrecked in 1887 on Pedro Rocks, Moruya Heads, New South Wales
"Marion Frazer", a four-masted steel barque. Public domain photograph of a ship, sailing ship, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description
23 August 1941. Aerial starboard side view of the UK refrigerated cargo motor ship Empire Star. Note the defensive armament consisting of a 4 inch gun right aft with a 12-pounder anti-aircraft gun sited above i... More