Fleet Photos

Chrono Date
Royal Navy fleet in Grand Harbour, Malta Royal Navy fleet in Grand Harbour, Malta
Fleet at Scapa Flow
Destroyers, Sliema, Malta 001 Destroyers, Sliema, Malta
Two Royal Navy destroyers in aid of S.S. Ohio Two destroyers in aid of S.S. Ohio

Two destroyers in aid of S.S. Ohio. One towing, a second using its own buoyancy to help keep the tanker afloat, to arrive in Malta.

Bronze Demi Cannon Culverins Bronze Demi-Cannon Culverins
100 ton gun 17.72 inch Wrot iron ordance gun 100 ton gun 17.72 inch Wrot iron ordance gun
HMS Bulwark in Grand Harbour, Malta

HMS Bulwark in Grand Harbour, Malta, prior to its conversion ahead of the invasion of the Suez Canal

1870 Jan 01 HM ships alongside at Gibraltar HM ships alongside at Gibraltar
1879 Jan 01 Turret Battleship HMS Dreadnought, 1879 Turret Battleship HMS Dreadnought, 1879
1879 Jan 01 Grand Harbour to Valletta from the ramparts of Fort St Angelo in 1879 Grand Harbour to Valletta from the ramparts of Fort St Angelo in 1879

Valletta harbour is a deep water harbour ideal for the protection of shipping. The Royal Navy used the harbour as a safe anchorage for her capitol warships. Fort St Angelo was used as a shore side base. Near by are dry dock facilities and stores.

The ramparts with guns protected the inner harbour whilst other forts provided extended protection.

1898 Jan 01 1898 Coaling at the South Mole. Gibraltar. Royal Navy Base. 1898 Coaling at the South Mole
1900 Jan 01 Coal Lighters Pieta, 1900, Malta. Coal Lighters Pieta, 1900, Malta.

Coal Lighters Pieta, 1900, Malta.

1900 Jan 01 Gibraltar dry dock under, circa 1900 One of Gibraltars dry docks under construction
1903 Jan 01 Sailors line the street near Porte des Bombes in Floriana as King Edward VI visits Malta in 1903.

Sailors line the street near Porte des Bombes in Floriana as King Edward VI visits Malta in 1903.

1916 Jan 01 HMS Hampshire, Lost with Lord Kitchener HMS Hampshire, Lost with Lord Kitchener
1916 May 31 Battle of Jutland Battle of Jutland
1920 Jan 01 Royal Navy funeral at Gibraltar, circa 1920s real photo postcard Royal Navy funeral at Gibraltar, circa 1920s real photo postcard
1920 Jan 01 Gibraltar, the harbour, south entrance with Royal Navy fleet Gibraltar, the harbour, south entrance with Royal Navy fleet
1925 Jan 01 British Home Fleet at anchor in the harbor at Gibraltar sometime between WW I and WW II British Home Fleet at anchor at Gibraltar between WW I and WW II
1930 Jan 01 Royal Navy float planes flying over a passenger Liner, Gibraltar, 1930s. Royal Navy float planes flying over a passenger Liner, Gibraltar, 1930s.

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