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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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During the early 1930s, Imperial Airways of London introduced to its European and Eastern routes the HP42, an enormous four-engined Handley Page biplane carrying up to 38 passengers at a sedate 100mph.  For the first time air travellers could enjoy Pullman comfort, the wicker-work chairs finally being dispensed with.  Eight of these outstanding aircraft were built and operated from 1931 to the start of the Second World War.  The European services were flown by the four known as the Heracles class with fleet names Horatius, Hengist and Helena.  The Hannibal class with Horsa, Hanno and Hadrian serviced the Empire routes.  They accumulated over 10 million miles of peacetime operations wthout harm to a single passenger or crew member.  Safety became their byword. Depicted here is Horatius, bound for Paris from Croydon.  What a sight to behold, truly a galleon of the clouds.
Croydon Departure by Gerald Coulson.
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 Wing Commander Ken Wallis flies his WA-115 autogyro over the Shinmoi Crater in the Krishima area of the southern Japanese island of Kyushu in preparation for filming the action sequences for the James Bond film <i>You Only Live Twice</i>.  Those of us who enjoy a certain series of spy films will be much aware of Little Nellie, designed by Wing Commander Ken Wallis MBE She is pictured flying above the tops of extinct volcanoes.  Little Nellie was one of 3 military Type WA-116 built during 1962 and one of these remains today taking part in military exercises and with camouflage bodywork.  These operate in remote military and civilian roles and a specially-silenced WA-117 was used during the Loch Ness investigation and for special photography in Saudi Arabia.  These effective and nimble autogyros have been flown from Naval patrol craft which are too small for helicopters.  The Wallis autogyros have held all 20 of the UK official world records for autogyro speed, time to climb, altitude, range and duration and even now, further world record-breaking flights are being planned.

Little Nellie by Robert Tomlin. (Y)
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  B-17G 42-37755 NV-A 325th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group from Poddington crash landing in Switzerland on 25th February 1944 after sustaining damage over enemy territory after a raid on Augsburg and Stuttgart.

Safe Pastures by Mark Postlethwaite.
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 Group Captain Billy Drake in Hurricane JX-P of No.1 Sqn scoring his first victory, an Me109 during the Battle of France, on 20th April 1940.

Billy Drake - First of Many by Ivan Berryman.
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 During a patrol on 6th July 1918, Christiansen spotted a British submarine on the surface of the Thames Estuary. He immediately turned and put his Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 floatplane into an attacking dive, raking the submarine C.25 with machine gun fire, killing the captain and five other crewmen. This victory was added to his personal tally, bringing his score to 13 kills by the end of the war, even though the submarine managed to limp back to safety. Christiansen survived the war and went on to work as a pilot for the Dornier company, notably flying the giant Dornier Do.X on its inaugural flight to New York in 1930. He died in 1972, aged 93.

Kapitanleutnant zur See Friedrich Christiansen by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 Douglas C47 Dakotas fly into the landing and drop zone at Renkum Heath, September 17th 1944.

Arnhem by Simon Smith (Y)
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One of the most advanced aircraft of World War II, the AR234 with its twin turbojets could carry out its high altitude reconnaissance or bombing duties at speed which made interception by Allied aircraft virtually impossible.
Luftwaffe Arado 234 B-2 by Barry Price.
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 En route to the dams of the Ruhr Valley, the first wave of three specially adapted Avro Lancasters roar across the Dutch wetlands on the night of 16 -17th May 1943 led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson, their mission to breach the Mohne and Eder dams, thus robbing the German war machine of valuable hydro-electric power and disrupting the water supply to the entire area. Carrying their unique, Barnes Wallis designed 'Bouncing Bomb' and flying at just 30m above the ground to avoid radar detection, 617 Squadron's Lancasters forged their way into the enemy territories, following the canals of the Netherlands and flying through forest fire traps below treetop height to their targets. Gibson's aircraft ('G'-George) is nearest with 'M'-Mother of Fl/Lt Hopgood off his port wing and 'P'-Peter (Popsie) of Fl/Lt Martin in the distance.

Dambusters - The First Wave by Ivan Berryman. (C)
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 The Flower Class corvette HMS Sunflower at sea in 1942. One of thirty ordered on 31st August 1939, K41 was built by Smiths Dockyard in just 9 months and 6 days, completed on 25th January 1941.

HMS Sunflower by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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 Sunset over Aboukir Bay on 1st August 1798 as ships of the Royal Navy, led by Nelson, conduct their ruthless destruction of the anchored French fleet. Ships shown from left to right. HMS Orion, Spartiate, Aquilon, Peuple Souvrain, HMS Defence, HMS Minotaur and HMS Swiftsure.

Battle of the Nile by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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 As Admiral Nelsons flagship leads the British fleet toward the Franco-Spanish line, Captain Harveys Temeraire tries to pass Victory in order to be the first to break the enemy column.

HMS Victory by Randall Wilson. (Y)
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 Grand Harbour, Malta, April 1932. The R-Class battleship HMS Revenge slips majestically past the carrier HMS Furious as she lies at anchor as three of her Fairey IIIFs fly overhead on a routine training sortie.

HMS Furious with HMS Revenge by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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B146.  HMS Jamaica by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Jamaica by Ivan Berryman.
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 Blackbeard the Terrible, otherwise known as Edward Teach, Thatch or Drummond. Circa 1718.

Damnation Seize My Soul by Chris Collingwood. (YB)
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 Besstrashniy (meaning Fearless) 434 heavy rocket ASW Destroyer is shown swinging to the port side of Pyotr Velikiy (meaning Peter the Great) a Kirov Class Cruiser as they clear a path for the carrier Minsk.

Arctic Waters by Randall Wilson.
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 The Leander class cruiser HMS Orion is shown departing Grand Harbour Malta late in 1945.

HMS Orion by Ivan Berryman.
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 Second in the series of British Army units in Northern Ireland.

Deployment from Palace Barracks by David Pentland.
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The Iron Brigade, 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Brawners Farm August 1862 by Chris Collingwood (Y)
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DHM708. Men of the British Navy During the Battle of Lake Erie 1813 by Chris Collingwood.

Men of the British Navy During the Battle of Lake Erie 1813 by Chris Collingwood.
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 28th Gloucester Regiment shown in square repelling the French cavalry.

Quatre Bras by Lady Elizabeth Butler. (Y)
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DHM938.  Apsaroke Crow by Alan Herriot.

Apsaroke Crow by Alan Herriot.
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 Sturmgeschutz IIIg and Paratroops of the 4th Fallschirmjager Division, driving to the front line, pass one of the two giant 28cm K5 (Eisenbaum) railway guns responsible for the shelling the Allied beacheads at Anzio and Nettuno.

Anzio Annie, Italy, 29th January 1944 by David Pentland. (GS)
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DHM229.  Crossing the Ford by H Bellange.
Crossing the Ford by H Bellange.
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 Helmand Province, Afghanistan, April, 2011. Men of <i>The Highlanders</i> 4th Royal Regiment of Scotland, patrol through a flowering poppy field near Lashkar Gah.

Poppy Fields by David Pentland. (AP)
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 Jenson Button.  Reanult R202
Young Gun by Michael Thompson.
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SFA19.  Laytown Beach by Chris Howells.
Laytown Beach by Chris Howells.
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 It was Saturday 4th May 2002, the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.  Wonderful goals by Ray Parlour and Freddie Ljungberg for Arsenal were too much for their London rivals Chelsea to capture the FA Cup.  Four days later, on Wednesday 8th, Arsenal rode into Old Trafford.  This time a goal by Sylvain Wiltord on his 100th appearance for the club was enough for Arsene Wenger's team to overcome Manchester United and clinch the Premiership title, maintaining a record of scoring in every league game of the season.  For the second time in four years under their long-serving and inspirational captain Tony Adams, Arsenal had performed the classic double of English football, the third in their history making 2001-02, a season never to be forgotten.

The Double 2001 / 2002 by Gary Keane. (Y)
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 England Captain martin Johnson lifts the World Rugby Cup, as winners of the 2003 World Rugby Cup in Australia.

Martin Johnson by Chris Howells.
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The painting portrays the Manchester United midfielder and England Captain David Beckham celebrating after scoring from a trademark free kick.

Seven by Robert Highton. (Y)
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 Highbury legend David Seamans glittering career has made him one of the most popular players in the modern game. David has won two FA Cups, two English titles and a European Cup Winners Cup as well as being an ever present in the England side winning over 60 caps. Davids remarkable penalty saves in Euro 96, when England so nearly reached the final, made him Englands player of the year and fittingly David was awarded a testimonial for his loyal service to Arsenal at the end of the 2001 campaign.

David Seaman by Robert Highton. (Y)
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Marcus Gronholm wins the 2002 Rally New Zealand in the Peugeot 206 and gains the World Rally Championship Title, October 2002.
Finnish First by Graham Bosworth. (Y)
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This signed art print was produced at the end of 2000 after the Olympics of that year, and has been sold out from the publisher for many years.  We have the last few publishers proofs of this edition available.  This superb art print celebrates the ultimate achievement for any athlete, the winning of an Olympic gold medal.  In the modern era athletes from Great Britain have won 178 gold medals and Gary Keane's montage celebrates some of the highlights from those achievements.  It captures the determination and effort required to win, as well as the euphoria when the realisation that a life long dream has finally become a reality.  This print is not only a tribute to those featured but also to all other competitors and medal winners who have strived to bring glory and honour to Great Britain.  As the Olympic Games enter a new century and a new chapter in history, it is hoped that this reminder of past glories will also help to inspire those competing for gold in the future.  This limited edition print is signed by six gold medal winners : <br>LYNN DAVIES - 1964 TOKYO Men's Long Jump.<br>MARY PETERS - 1972 MUNICH Pentathlon.<br>DALEY THOMPSON - 1980 MOSCOW Decathlon & 1984 LOS ANGELES Decathlon.<br>TESSA SANDERSON - 1984 LOS ANGELES Javelin.<br>SALLY GUNNELL - 1992 BARCELONA 400 metre Hurdles.<br>STEVEN REDGRAVE - 1984 LOS ANGELES Rowing Coxed Fours, 1988 SEOUL Rowing Coxless Pairs, 1992 BARCELONA Rowing Coxless Pairs, 1996 ATLANTA Rowing Coxless Pairs (and since signing this print, also 2000 SYDNEY Rowing Coxless Fours).

British Olympic Legends by Gary Keane
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