‘Hermes Joins Royal Navy’ (1959)

British Pathe b&w newsreel of Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Hermes (R12) joining the fleet in November 1959.

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HMS Fearless

Lowering an LCM filled with Royal Marine Commandos from the davits of HMS Fearless during Exercise Slip Pillow, a combined operations exercise at Barrybudden, Firth of Tay. © Crown copyright. IWM (RAF-T 8279)

Royal Navy task force assembled at Aden for final withdrawal, November 1967. In the foreground is the assault ship HMS Fearless and behind her (left) is her sister ship HMS Intrepid. On the right is the commando carrier HMS Albion.© Crown copyright. IWM (A 35117)

HMS Fearless assisting ‘Athena’ off Valetta, Malta, 1976.

HMS Fearless, HMS Tiger, HMS Glamorgan during Silver Jubilee Fleet Review, 1977.

HMS Fearless, Malta, May 1978 (photo: Emmanuel.L).

HMS Fearless during the Falklands War, 1982. Sea King, Lynx and Wessex helicopters are embarked on the flight deck while a Sea King hovers overhead. © Crown copyright. IWM (FKD 188)

HMS Fearless flooded down in San Carlos Water, 1982. © Crown copyright. IWM (FKD 1216)

Three landing craft from HMS Fearless, containing Royal Marines from 3 Commando Brigade, head through rough seas for Blue Beach at San Carlos on 21 May 1982.© Crown copyright. IWM (FKD 392)

Cartoon by Roy Carr, 1982.

HMS Fearless underway off the coast of North Carolina, 1996 (photo: http://www.defenseimagery.mil).


HMS Fearless and HMS Intrepid moored in Fareham Creek, June 2005 (photo: Colin Lee)

HMS Fearless and HMS Intrepid, Fareham Creek, June 2005 (photo: Colin Lee)

HMS Fearless Airfix model (photo: Joe Haupt).

1/600 HMS Fearless (photo: Andy Mullen)

HMS Fearless recycling at Van Heyghen, Belgium (photo: Christophe Van Eecken).

The remains of HMS Fearless on the slipway of Van Heyghen Recycling in Ghent-Belgium (photo: Peter Wyntin).