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.

The loss of HMS Victoria, 22 June 1893

The loss of Royal Navy battleship HMS Victoria “on this day in history” 22 June 1893 following collision with HMS Camperdown.

Oil on canvas by A. R. D. Ligmore.

Ligmore, A. R. D.; 'HMS Victoria' off Tripoli, Lebanon, 22 June 1896

Victoria’s wreck lays off Tripoli, Lebanon.

Victoria sank in just 13-minutes, slipping into the water bow first.The men in the engine room never received orders to abandon ship and went down with her. Other men in the water were sucked down with the ship. Of her ship’s company, 357 were rescued and 358 lost.

 

Buccaneer of 809 NAS circling HMS Ark Royal, 1977

Blackburn Buccaneer of 809 Naval Air Squadron circles Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal (R09). Oil on canvas by Dugald Cameron, 1977. Painting in collection of Fleet Air Arm Museum.

Looks like a Phantom of 892 NAS ready to launch from the waist cat.

Wessex HAS1 from Ship’s Flight also visible.

Cameron, Dugald, b.1939; HMS 'Ark Royal'

Dugald Cameron, 1977.