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Kuwait Navy.  Listing of all ships, including photos, of the Kuwait Navy.

Lurssen TNC 45 type fast attack craft (missile)         Displacement: 228t standard; 268t full load         Armament: 4 MM40 Exocet SSM, 1-76mm/62 DP OTO Melara, 2-40mm/70 Breda-Bofors Compatto       Complement: 40
Werija 1982-83 Captured by Iraqi Navy 1990, Sunk or heavily damaged during Operation Desert Storm 1991
Mashuwah 1982-83 Captured by Iraqi Navy 1990, Sunk or heavily damaged during Operation Desert Storm 1991
Jalboot 1982-83 Escaped Iraqi capture 1990, In service 1995
Istiqlal 1982-83 Captured by Iraqi Navy 1990, Sunk or heavily damaged during Operation Desert Storm 1991
Al Ahmadi 1982-83 Captured by Iraqi Navy 1990, Sunk or heavily damaged during Operation Desert Storm 1991
Al Mubareeki 1982-83 Captured by Iraqi Navy 1990, Sunk or heavily damaged during Operation Desert Storm 1991
Lurssen FPB 57 type fast attack craft (missile)        Displacement: 350t standard; 425t full load      Armament: 4 MM40 Exocet SSM, 1-76mm/62 OTO Melara, 2-40mm/70 Breda, fitted for minelaying, Dagaie chaff RL           Complement: 40 (4-5 officers)
Istiqlal - Managed to escape to Bahrain, Aug 1990
Sabhan - Captured by Iraqi Navy & sunk Feb 1991
Um Al Maradin Class Missile Boats
P3711 Um Al Maradim 1998 In service 2005
P3712 Ouha 1998 In service 2005
P3713 Failaka 1998 In service 2005
P3714 Maskan 1998 In service 2005
P3715 Al Ahmadi 1999 In service 2005

P3719 Al Ahmadi at Malta, August 2000.

Um al Almaradim class missile boat, commissioned 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1208

P3719 Al Ahmadi at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1209

P3719 Al Ahmadi at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1210

P3719 Al Ahmadi at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1218

P3719 Al Ahmadi at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1219

P3719 Al Ahmadi at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1220

P3716 Al Faheheel 1999 In service 2005

P3721 Al Faheheel at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1174

P3721 Al Faheheel at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1175

P3721 Al Faheheel at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1215

P3713 Al Yarmook 2000 In service 2005

P3723 Al Yarmook at Malta, August 2000.

Um Al Almaradim class missile boat, commissioned 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1211

P3723 Al Yarmook at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1212

P3273 Al Yarmook at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1213

P3273 Al Yarmook at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1214

P3718 Garoh 2000 In service 2005

P3725 Garoh at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1176

P3725 Garoh at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1177

P3725 Garoh at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1216

P3725 Garoh at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1217

P3275 Garoh at Malta, August 2000.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD1178

ASI 315 type large patrol craft            Displacement: 150t full load         Armament: 1-20mm Oerlikon, 1-7.62mm MG       Complement: 11 (3 officers)
Inttisar - -
Aman - -
Maimon - -
Mobark - -
Thornycroft 78ft type coastal patrol boats             Displacement: 40t standard         Armament: Reported 1 MG or unarmed            Complement: 12
Al Salemi 30.6.66 Shipped to Kuwait on September 8 1966
Al Shurti 1972 Shipped to Kuwait on September 8 1972
Al Mubaraki 16.7.66 Shipped to Kuwait on September 8 1966
Aman Mar 1968 -
Intisar 1972 Shipped to Kuwait on September 8 1972
Marzook 1969 -
Mashoor 1969 -
Maymoon Apr 1968 -
Murshed 1970 -
Wathah 1970 -
Vosper 56ft coastal patrol boats           Displacement: 25t        Armament: 1-20mm, 2 MG          Complement: 8
Dastoor - Lost to Iraq
Kasar - Lost to Iraq
Qahir - Lost to Iraq
Sagar - Lost to Iraq
Salam - Lost to Iraq
Vosper 46ft coastal patrol craft          Displacement: 21.5t           Armament: Can mount 2-20mm AA, 2-7.62 MG          Complement: 5
Mahroos - In service 1990
Vosper 36ft coastal patrol craft           Displacement: 6.8t full load           Armament: 4-7.62mm MG         Complement: 4
Antar - Lost to Iraq 1990
Al Salmi II - Lost to Iraq 1990
Al Sebbah - Lost to Iraq 1990
Istiqlal II - Lost to Iraq 1990
Qarah - Lost to Iraq 1990
Warbah - Lost to Iraq 1990
LOADMASTER Mk II type logistics landing craft           Displacement: 175t light; 350t normal; 420t full load          complement: 7 (1 officer)
Al Saffar - Lost to Iraq 1990
Al Seef - Lost to Iraq 1990
Al Baldani - Lost to Iraq 1990
Vosper type logistics landing craft             Displacement: 170t/320t        Armament: None         Complement: ?
Hadiya - Lost to Iraq 1990
Ceriff - Lost to Iraq 1990
Al Jahra - Lost to Iraq 1990
Vosper type landing craft         Displacement: 88t standard; 170t full load          Armament: None           Complement: 9 (can carry 8 passengers)
Waheed - Lost to Iraq 1990
Fareed - Lost to Iraq 1990
Regga - Lost to Iraq 1990
AL TAHADDY class logistics landing craft           Displacement: 130t standard; 250t full load           Armamnet: None          Complement: ?
Al Tahaddy - -
Al Soumood - -
 

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Albert Ball in his Nieuport 17 having just shot down a German LVG.  His aircraft, A134, was distinctive in having a bright red spinner.  He was the first Royal Flying Corps pilot to score a hat-trick (3 kills on a single mission) and, in the course of his career, scored another two on his way to his outstanding 44 victories.

Albert Ball by Ivan Berryman. (APB)
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DHM925P.  Harrier in a Hyde by Geoff Lea.

Harrier in a Hyde by Geoff Lea (P)
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 Fw190A-4/U8 night bomber variant of SKG.10.

Focke Wulf Fw190A-4/U8 by Ivan Berryman.
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 With his personal emblem of black and white fuselage band adorning his Fokker E.V, 153/18, Richard Wenzl briefly commanded Jasta 6, based at Bernes in August 1918, and claimed a modest 6 victories during his career with JG 1. The Fokker E.V was both fast and manoeuvrable, but a series of engine and structural failures meant that these exciting new machines saw only brief service before being re-worked to emerge as the D.VIII, sadly too late to make any impression on the war. Wenzl is shown here in combat with Sopwith Camels of 203 Sqn, assisted by Fokker D.VIIs, which served alongside the E.Vs of Jasta 6. The D.VII shown is that of Ltn d R Erich Just of Jasta 11, also based at Bernes.

Leutnant d R Richard Wenzl by Ivan Berryman.
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 With Italys entry into WW II on June 10, 1940, the epic two-and-one-half-year siege of Malta began. Symbolizing the defiant resistance of the people and defenders of that tiny island, the legend of Faith, Hope, and Charity grew from a handful of Gloster Sea Gladiators which initially comprised Maltas sole aerial defense. Until the arrival of the more modern Hawker Hurricanes, these obsolescent biplanes fought the Regia Aeronautica alone in the skies above Malta. Only six or seven Gladiators were assembled from the shipment of eighteen crated aircraft which had been delivered by the HMS Glorious. Others were utilized for spare parts, and three had been dispatched, still crated, to Egypt. Though hugely outnumbered, the defenders fought on, raising the morale of the citizens of Malta, and denying the Italians mastery of the sky. Suffering from a constant shortage of spare parts, tools and equipment, the devoted ground support crews were never able to keep more than three Gladiators operational at any point in time. Only one of these Gladiators was totally lost in aerial combat, and the sole surviving aircraft was presented to the people of Malta, and today stands in their National War Museum as a proud symbol of courage and endurance. In Stan Stokes painting, a Sea Gladiator, piloted by Flight Lt. James Pickering, tangles with a Fiat C.R. 42 over Malta in 1940 while an Italian Savoia S.79 tri-engined bomber passes by in the background. The Gloster Gladiator represented the zenith of development of the classic biplane fighter aircraft, a design formula which characterized an entire era from WW I until the advent of the monoplane fighter just before WW II. Glosters naval model of the Gladiator was equipped with a Bristol Mercury VIIIA engine providing a maximum speed of 253 MPH, a rate of climb of 2300 feet per minute, an operational ceiling of 32,200 feet, and a range of 415 miles. The Gladiator was armed with four .303 inch Browning machine guns, and incorporated several advanced features including an enclosed cockpit and wing flaps. One top RAF ace, Sqd. Ldr. Pattle, attained eleven victories flying the Gladiator. A total of 527 Gladiators were produced, and the aircraft served in twelve different countries. The Italians were overly persistent in their emphasis on biplane fighters, stemming from their successes with these highly maneuverable machines during the Spanish Civil War. Employing distinctive Warren-truss type interplane bracing the C.R. 42 was powered by a Fiat A74 R.C. 38 engine providing a maximum speed of 274 MPH and a range of 485 miles. The C.R. 42 was more lightly armed than the Gladiators it opposed, possessing only two 12.7mm Breda machine guns. The C.R 42 served on all of Italys fronts including North and East Africa, France, Britain, the Balkans, and Russia. Exported to Hungary, Sweden and Belgium, the C.R. 42 ironically served alongside the Gladiator in other theaters of operation during WW II.
Faith Hope and Charity by Stan Stokes. (C)
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 Squadron Leader J R Baldwin passes above a section of Mulberry Harbour near Arromanches, late in June 1944, his personalised Hawker Typhoon bearing the codes JBII.

JBII - Hawker Typhoon of Wing Commander J R Baldwin by Ivan Berryman.
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 Two Bristol Brigand B1s of 8 Squadron RAF based at Khormaksar are depicted off the Aden Peninsular in 1950.  Nearest aircraft is VS814 (L), flown by Sgt Pilot Vic Campden.

8 Sqn Bristol Brigands by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 In the narrow valley dominated by the 3000 metre high Mt Glärnish the Patrouille Suisse Tigers line up over the runway of the satellite airfield of Mollis as solo Paul Thoma streaks underneath in the dramatic <i>Tunnel</i> manoeuvre.

The Mollis Tunnel by Robert Tomlin. (Y)
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 The heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen slips quietly through the waters of Kiel Harbour as one of her own Arado Ar.196s flies overhead. In the background, Bismarck, wearing her Baltic camouflage, is alongside taking on supplies.

Prinz Eugen by Ivan Berryman.
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 Fully dressed and resplendent, HMS Hood is pictured preparing for King George Vs review of the Fleet in July 1935 as other capital ships take up their positions around her. Ramillies can be seen off Hoods port bow, Resolution astern, whilst just beyond her boat deck, the mighty Nelson gently nudges into position.

HMS Hood During the Fleet Review of 1935 by Ivan Berryman.
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 USS Coral Sea (CV-43 being replenished by fast combat support ship USS Seattle (DE-3) as two of the carriers compliment of F.4s of VF-111 The Sundowners makes a low pass.

USS Coral Sea by Ivan Berryman (P)
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B103.  HMS Royal Sovereign and HMS Warspite departing Malta by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Royal Sovereign and HMS Warspite departing Malta by Ivan Berryman
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 The submarine depot ship HMS Maidstone is pictured off Hong Kong with a quintet of British submarines alongside for replenishment, namely (left to right) an S-class, a U-class, a T-class and two more U-class.

HMS Maidstone by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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 Launched in March 1984 and commissioned into the Royal Navy in October the following year, HMS Tireless (S88) was the third of seven Trafalgar Class SSN submarines and is depicted in the Arctic waters near the polar ice cap in 1991.

HMS Tireless by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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USS Missouri and HMS King George V head south to Tokyo for the surrender, after completing the last shore bombardment of mainland Japan, 1945.

Setting of the Sun by Randall Wilson.
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 HMS Queen Elizabeth with other Royal Naval Battleships, Revenge and Ramillies. Surrounded by cruisers and destroyers ride at anchor for King George Vs last Jubilee Review of 1935.

Sunset at Spithead by Randall Wilson. (Y)
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The Charge of the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons at Tolnay by William Barnes Wollen. (Y)
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 Sgt. Ian John McKay VC calls for covering fire as he leads forward elements of 4 and 5 platoon of B Company 3 Para, to assault Argentinean positions held by 7th Infantry regiment, Falklands War 11th -12th June 1982.

Battle for Mount Longdon by Mark Churms. (P)
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Napoleon at the Battle of Borodino by Robert Hillingford. (Y)
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UN0092B.  Argyll and Sutherland Officer Review Order 1914 by Haswell Miller.
Argyll and Sutherland Officer Review Order 1914 by Haswell Miller
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DHM817P.  1st Virginia Cavalry 1861 by Jim Lancia.

1st Virginia Cavalry 1861 by Jim Lancia (P)
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 Depicting the Ox and Bucks during close quarter combat amongst the forest area around Ypres. 1914.

Defeat of the Prussian Guard at Ypres, 1914, by the 2nd Battalion Ox and Bucks (52nd) by William Barnes Wollen. (Y)
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 Below the vast bulk of the Zoo Bunker one of three giant Flak towers designed to defend Berlin from air attack, some remnants of the citys defenders gather in an attempt to break out of the doomed capital. Amongst which are troops from the 9th Fallschirmjäger and Münchberg Panzer Divisions, including a rare nightfighting equipped Panther G of Oberleutnant Rasims Company, 1/29th Panzer Regiment.

Panther at the Zoo, Tiergarten, berlin, 2nd May 1945 by David Pentland.
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 Vielsalm, Belgium, 22nd December 1944.  Men of the 508th PIR, along with the rest of the 82nd Airborne Division were rushed to the Ardennes and deployed in an attempt to halt the onslaught of 6th SS Panzer Army, specifically Kampfgruppe Peiper.

Holding the Line by David Pentland. (AP)
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MC0041P. Blitzkrieg by Mark Churms.

Blitzkrieg by Mark Churms. (P)
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Tomahawk by Mark Churms. (P)
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SPC5008. Neil Lennon by Gary Brandham.

Neil Lennon by Gary Brandham.
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B50. Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman.

Jean Alesi/ Ferrari 412 by Ivan Berryman.
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 McLaren M26 Ford Cosworth.  World Champion 1976.
James Hunt by Michael Thompson.
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 Jimmys total of 516 league appearances produced an amazing 357 goals.

Greavsie by Gary Keane.
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 Marcus Gronholm.  Peugeot 206 WRC.
Reflections of a Champion by Michael Thompson.
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 Martin strikes again with this portrait of Nigel Mansell OBE walking, perhaps to the pits, or away from the race track, characteristiclly with his hand to his forehead.  Maybe hes planning his strategy for the day or is just plain frustrated.
A Hard Day at the Office by Martin Smith.
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