The Battle of Heligoland Bight, 28 August 1914, by J. E. Maycock

Maycock, J. E.; The Battle of Heligoland Bight, 28 August 1914

The Battle of Heligoland Bight, 28 August 1914. Oil on canvas by J. E. Maycock.

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Dhobi Day on HMS Minotaur, 1910

The crew of the armoured cruiser HMS Minotaur washing their clothes on the deck on the vessel using wooden bucket filled with water and scrubbing brushes. Photo taken c. 1910.

Dhobi Day on HMS Minotaur, 1910.

HMS Minotaur was the lead vessel in her class. Built at Devonport Dockyard, her keel was laid in 1905 and she was launched in 1906. Commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1906, Minotaur served as flagship of the China Station before the First World War.

This print is available from the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

‘Taranto Harbour, Swordfish from Illustrious Cripple the Italian Fleet, 11 November 1940’ by Charles David Cobb

‘Taranto Harbour, Swordfish from Illustrious Cripple the Italian Fleet, 11 November 1940’ by Charles David Cobb. Painting in collection of National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth.