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German U-Boats built for the Second World War from 1935 until 1945. Including U-Boat Histories, and Losses, during the battle of the Atlantic Naval enthusiasts notice boards available at bottom of page.

U570 after she had been captured by the British and renamed as HMS Graph. ©Tony Davies

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Name Launch Date Fate
U1 15th June 1935 Used for crew training from 1935 and was only put into action in March 1940. Patrolled off the coast of Norway until taken into Wilhelmshaven for work to be done. She was supposed to return to Norway but was lost en route.
U2 1st July 1935 Similar to U1, serving off Norway and returning to Wilhelmshaven for work. Resumed training duties in July 1940 but sank after colliding with a fishing boat.
U3 19th July 1935 Used for training crews but when war broke out she patrolled the North Sea. She sank 2 boats SS Vendia and SS Gun. Resumed training duties in July 1940. Given over to Allied countries after the war.
U4 31st July 1935 Used for training initially then patrolled the coast of Norway. She sank three boats SS Martti Ragnar, SS Walma and SS Gertrud Bratt. Joined 4th U-boat group and then sank submarine HMS Thistle. Given over to Allied countries after the war.
U5 14th August 1935 Used as a training boat initially. Patrolled Kattegat then took part in Operation Hartmut.  Joined 8th U-boat group. Resumed training duties in July 1940. 19th March 1943 accidental sinking with the loss of 20 crew plus the commander. 16 crew survived.
U6 21st August 1935 Used as a training boat initially. Patrolled Kattegat. Took part in Operation Hartmut. Joined 8th U-boat Group. Resumed training duties in July 1940. Given over to Allied countries after the war.
U7 29th June 1935 Patrolled Kattegat then went to Norwegian coast where she sank SS Akenside, SS Solaas & SS Takstaas on 22nd, 28th & 29th September 1939 respectively. Took part in Operation Harmut, joined 9th U-boat group. Resumed training duties in 1940 and was lost in a diving accident on 18th February 1944. No survivors.
U8 16th July 1935 Used as a training boat initially. Patrolled the Orkneys and Pentland Firth in May 1940. Resumed training duties in July 1940. Scuttled towards the end of the war.
U9 30th July 1935 Reconnaissance of Eastern Scotland with U19. Patrolling off Kinnairds Head on 18th January 1940 she sank first SS Flandria then SS Patria. Ordered to lay mines in Moray Firth from February 1940 resulting in the sinking of SS San Tiburcio. Sank SS Linda off the Orkneys on 11th Feb. Took part in Operation Hartmut. Patrolled Dutch & Belgian coastlines in May 1940, sinking SS Viiu, SS Tringa and SS Sigurds Faulbaums. Became a training boat and then joined 30th Flotille 1942-44. Sunk on 20th August 1944 by Soviet aircraft.
U10 13th August 1935 Used as a training boat initially. Patrolled North Sea and Orkneys in 1939. Back in the North Sea she sank SS Kvernaas and SS Ameland on 17th & 18th February 1940 respectively. Took part in Operation Hartmut. Resumed training duties in July 1940. Given to Allied countries after the war ended.
U11 27th August 1935 Used as a training boat initially and then used for tests returning to training school in March 1943. Scuttled on 3rd May 1945 and then scrapped.
U-Boats pictured c.1937 include U12, U15, U16 and U18.  © Tony Davies

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U12 11th September 1935 Patrolled east coast of England in August 1939, sinking only two months later after striking mines in the Straits of Dover. No survivors.
U13 9th November 1935 Patrolled the North Sea then laid mines off Orford Ness in September 1939. These mines resulted in the sinking of SS Magdapur, SS Phyrne on 10th & 24th September, damaged the SS City of Paris on 16th. Patrolled north east coast of Scotland then the Kinnairds Head area sinking SS Cairnmona on 30th October. Sank SS Start on 31st Jan 1940, then SS Fram on 1st Feb 1940. SS Anu was sunk on 6th Feb 1940 by mines laid by U13 in Firth of Tay. Took part in Operation Harmut. Sank SS Swainby on 16th April 1940. Sunk by depth charges from HMS Weston on 31st May 1940. Some Enigma instructions were recovered, all 26 crew picked up.
U14 28th December 1935 Patrolled off Polish coast. Reconnaissance of Scapa Flow and Orkneys in September 1939. Patrolled North Sea in January 1940 sinking SS Biarritz on 25th. Patrolled Kinnairds Head area in February 1940, sinking SS Sleipner on 15th and SS Rhone, SS Osmed & SS Liana on 16th. Patrolling near Zeeburgge she sank SS Vecht on 7th March 1940, the SS Borthwick, SS Abbotsford and SS Akeld on 9th. Took part in Operation Hartmut. Became training boat in July 1940. Scuttled on 5th May 1945.
U15 15th February 1936 Patrolled east coast of England in August 1939 and laid mines off Flamborough Head which sank SS Goodwood and SS Orsa. Patrolled the Channel in September 1939 and laid mines off Lowestoft in November. Sunk after being rammed by the German torpedo boat Iltis on 30/31 January 1940.
U16 28th April 1936 Laid mines in Tees Bay in September 1939 then patrolled Norwegian coast sinking SS Nyland on 28th September 1939. Laid mines off Dungeness on 22nd which sank fishing boat Sainte Clair in November. Heavily damaged by depth charges from HMS Puffin and HMS Caton Wyke near Goodwin Sands. She sank the next day with the loss of all hands.
U17 15th November1935 North Sea patrols in August 1939 laying mines off the south east coast of England. Patrolled Shetlands in January 1940 moving to the North Sea in February where she sank SS Rijnstroom on 2nd March. Two days later she sank SS Grutto. Patrolled Norwegian coast in April 1940 before becoming a training ship in May. Scuttled on 2nd March 1945.
U18 6th December 1935 Patrolled Polish waters in August 1939 then moved to the Great Belt in September  and then to the Orkneys in October. Patrolling Kinnairds Head area she sank the fishing boat Wigmore on 18th November 1939. Sank the SS Varild on 23rd January 1940. Patrolled Shetlands in February 1940. Became training ship in March 1940 until recommissioned in May 1943. Patrolled the Black Sea from May 1943-August 1944 possibly sinking 10 boats during this time. Scuttled in 1944, she was raised & repaired by the Russians and commissioned into the Russian Navy after the war ended.
U19 21st December 1935 Recon of North Sea then patrolled east coast of Scotland in August 1939. Mines laid near Inner Dowsing lightship on 17th October 1939. Three ships sunk SS Capitaine Edmond Laborie, MV Deodata and SS Konstantinos Hadjipateras on 21st, 21st and 24th respectively. Minelaying ops off east coast of England in November 1939 resulted in SS Carica Milica sinking on 18th. Patrolled northeast coast of Scotland sinking SS Manx on 9th January 1940. Sank SS Baltanglia & SS Pluto on 23rd January 1940 off Farne Islands and later on 25th the SS Louvain & SS Gudveig. Patrolling Shetlands in February she sank MV Daghestan on 20th. Sank SS Minsk and SS Charkow off the Moray Firth on 19th March 1940 and the next day SS Viking and SS Bothal. Took part in Operation Hartmut. Training duties from May 1940 until April 1942. Patrolled the Black Sea from January 1943 until September 1944. Sinking three ships. Scuttled on 10th September 1944.
U20 14th January 1936 Patrolled Norwegian coast and then off the Orkneys in September 1939. Mines laid on 21st November at Newarp Lightship resulted in the sinking SS Ionian & SS Willowpool. Sank SS Magnus on 9th December 1939 near Peterhead then SS Sylvia on 13th January 1940. Patrolling Orkneys she sank SS Faro, SS Fredensburg, SS England & SS Hosanger all on 27th January 1940. Sank SS Maria Rosa on 29th Feb & SS Mirella on 1st March near Lowestoft. Training ship from May 1940 until 27th May 1943. Patrolled Black Sea sinking seven boats. Scuttled on 10th September 1944.
U21 13th July 1936 Patrolling North Sea in August/September 1939. Mine laying in Rosyth on 4th November 1939 which sank HMS Bayonet and SS Royal Archer and damaged HMS Belfast. Patrolled Kinnairds Head in November 1939 and sank SS Arcturus on 1st December. Patrolling off Aberdeen she sank SS Mars and SS Carl Henkel on 21st December. Patrolling Orkneys & Kinnairds Head in January 1940, sinking SS Vidar on 31st near Pentland Firth, then SS Vid on 4th Feb. Diverted to Norwegian coast she ran aground near Kristiansand and her crew were interned until the German landings in Norway. Became training ship in July 1940 and scrapped after 1944.
U22 28th July 1936 Baltic patrols in August 1939 then to the Orkneys in September and sank SS Parkhill on 18th November 1939. Minelaying possibly near Blyth in December which sank SS Mars on 27th. HMS Loch Doon & SS Hanne were sunk on 25th & 28th December. SS Eston sank on 28th January 1940 after hitting the same mines. Patrolling Scottish coast she sank HMS Exmouth, in Moray Firth, and SS Tekla on 21st January. Ordered to Cape Lindesnes she sank en route possibly after striking a mine. No survivors.
U23 28th August 1936 Patrolled the North Sea and laid mines in Firth of Forth in September 1939. Patrolled Orkneys and sank SS Glen Farg on 4th October 1939. Laid mines in Cromarty Firth and Invergorden on 4th November. In December she patrolled the Shetlands sinking SS Scotia on 8th. Patrolled the Orkneys and Kinnairds Head sinking SS Fredville, MV Danmark & SS Bisp on 11th, 12th & 24th Jan 1940 respectively. She sank SS Tiberton, HMS Daring & SS Loch Maddy on 14th, 18th & 22nd Feb respectively. Became training ship in May 1940, then patrolled Black Sea from June 1943 - September 1944. During this time she sank 8 or more vessels. Scuttled on 10th September 1944.
U24 24th September 1936 Patrolled North Sea and laid mines off Hartlepool on 27th October 1939. SS Carmarthen sank due to these mines on 9th November. Patrolled Black Sea from October 1942 - August 1944 resulting in 9 ships being sunk. Scuttled on 25th August 1944, she was raised & repaired by the Russians and commissioned into the Russian Navy after the war ended. Scrapped in 1960.
U25 14th February 1936 Patrolled in Mediterranean and sank SS Baoule on 31st October 1939. Patrolling off Shetland in January 1940 she sank SS Polzella and SS Enid on 17th and MV Pajala on 18th. Moved south to Spanish & Portguese coasts sinking SS Songa en route on 22nd, then sank SS Armanistan on 3rd Feb near Lisbon. Sank MV Cahstine Maersk on 13th near Shetlands. Took part in Operation Hartmut. Joined 1st U-boat Group in April 1940. Moving to the Atlantic she sank HMS Scoutstoun on 13th June, then turned to the English Channel where she sank a tanker on 19th. En route to patrol west coast of Britain she struck mine and sank 3rd August 1940. No survivors. 
U26 14th March 1936 Minelaying operation off Portland in August 1939 which sank MV Alex van Opstal on 15th, SS Binnendijk on 8th October and SS Elena R on 22nd November 1939.Sent to lay mine sin Gib she was prevented by bright lights so patrolled the Med in October. Atlantic patrol in January 1940 sinking SS Nidarholm on 12th near Ireland ad SS Langleeford on 14th. On 14th February she sank SS Steinstad. Used for transporting arms and ammo to Trondheim in April 1940, she also sank MV Cedarbank on 21st near Alesund. Patrolled Bay of Biscay in June 1940 sinking SS Frangoula Goulandris, SS Belmoira & SS Merkur on 30th June 1940 near Fastnet. She located convoy OA 175 but was located by HMS Gladiolus & HMS Rochester and depth charged. Forced to surface she was then bombed by F/Lt W Gibson's Sunderland and scuttled on 1st July 1940. 39 survivors.
U27 24th June 1936 Atlantic patrol in August 1939. Sank fishing boats Davara & Rudyard Kipling on 13th and 16th September. Sunk by depth charges from HMS Fortune and HMS Forester on 20th September 1939. No casualties.
U28 14th July 1936 Atlantic patrol from August 1939 west of Ireland sinking MV Vancouver City on 14th September. Sank MV Sliedrecht on 17th November then SS Royston Grange on 25th. Laid mines near Swansea in December which sank SS Protesilaus on 21st Jan 1940. Patrolled English Channel in February 1940 and sank SS P Margaronis and MV Eulota on 9th and 11th March respectively. Atlantic patrol again in May 1940 then sank SS Sarmatia, SS Adamandios Georgandis and SS Prunella on 18th, 19th and 21st June. Patrolling off the Minch in August she sank SS Eva on 27th and SS Kyno on 28th. Sank SS Mardinian in convoy SC2 on 9th September and SS Maas in convoy OA210 on 11th. Became training ship in November 1940 and sank on 17th March 1944.
U29 29th August 1939 Atlantic patrol in August 1939 sinking MV Regent Tiger on 8th September. Neptunia sunk on 13th and MV British Influence on 14th. Scuttled on 4th May 1945. HMS Courageous was sunk on 17th September off Ireland - 518 crew died. Laid mines in Bristol Channel in February 1940 which sank SS Cato on 3rd March. SS Thurston and MV Pacific Reliance sunk on 4th March 1940. Used to transport small arms and ammo to Norway in April. 26th June she sank SS Dimitris and on 1st July sank SS Adamastos. SS Santa Margarita and MV Athellaird were sunk on 2nd July 1940. Patrolling west coast of Britain she sank SS Eurymedon on 25th September. Became training ship in January 1941 until scuttled on 4th May 1945.
U30 1936/37 Scuttled just before the war ended.
U31 1936/37 Lost sometime during the war.
U32 1936/37 Lost sometime during the war.
U33 1936/37 Lost sometime during the war.
U34 1936/37 Lost sometime during the war.
U35 1936/37 Lost sometime during the war.
U36 1936/37 Lost sometime during the war.
U56 1938/9 Lost at sea during the war.
U57 1938/9 Scuttled in May 1945.
U58 1938/9 Scuttled in May 1945.
U59 1938/9 Surrendered in May 1945.
U60 1938/9 Scuttled in May 1945.
U61 1938/9 Scuttled in May 1945.
U62 1938/9 Scuttled in May 1945.
U63 1938/9 Lost at sea during the war.
U93 launched 8th June 1940 Sunk By HMS Hesperus by depth charges 15th January 1941
U120 1940 Scuttled towards the end of the war.
U121 1940 Scuttled towards the end of the war.
U137 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U138 1940 Lost at sea during the war.
U139 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U140 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U141 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U142 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U143 1940 Surrendered in May 1945.
U144 1940 Lost at sea during the war.
U145 1940 Surrendered in May 1945.
U146 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U147 1940 Lost at sea during the war.
U148 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U149 1940 Surrendered in May 1945.
U150 1940 Surrendered in May 1945.
U151 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.
U152 1940 Scuttled in May 1945.

The Coning Tower of U-552.    Identified by Carl Proctor.  

U-552 returning from a patrol off the coast of America in 1942.   Wearing the white cap is Kapitanleutnant Topp.  Thanks to Carl Proctor for the image and the information

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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. (AP)
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Reformed in November 2000, 99 Squadron, based at Brize Norton, is now the operator of the RAF's new heavy transport, the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, an example of which is shown on the newly extended concrete runway at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.  The C-17s have become the mainstay of the RAF's supply train, shuttling between the UK and Afghanistan, as well as providing specialist aeromedical evacuation and humanitarian relief duties.

Globemaster III by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1As of No.610 (County of Chester) Sqn RAAF, intercept incoming Heinkel 111H-16s of the 9th Staffel, Kampfgeschwader 53 Legion Condor during the big daylight raids on London of August and September 1940 – the climax of the Battle of Britain.  Spitfire N3029 (DW-K) was shot down by a Bf109 on the 5th of September 1940 and crash-landed near Gravesend, Kent, thankfully without injury to Sgt Willcocks, the pilot.  For the record, N3029 was rebuilt and, following some brief flying in the UK, was sent overseas by convoy to the Middle East.  Ironically, the ship carrying this aircraft was torpedoed en route and both ship and all its cargo were lost.

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Not All Landings Are Good Landings by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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 Fokker DR.1 Triplane 425/17 of Manfred von Richthofen, accompanied by a Fokker. D.VII wingman, swoops from a high patrol early in 1918. 425/17 was the aircraft in which the Red Baron finally met his end in April of that year, no fewer than 17 of his victories having been scored in his red-painted triplane.

Final Days by Ivan Berryman. (AP)
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 Messerschmitt Me262B-1a/U1 of 10 Staffel, Natchjagdgeschwader 11.

Messerschmitt Me262B-1a/U1 by Ivan Berryman.
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 With 39 confirmed victories to his credit, Major John Gilmour is also recognised as the joint highest scoring pilot on the Martinsyde G.100 Elephant, an unusual score given the poor performance of this aircraft in one-on-one combat. He was awarded the DSO, MC and 2 Bars during the course of his flying career and in 1917 was posted to 65 Squadron as Flight Commander flying Sopwith Camels. On 1st July 1918, he downed three Fokker D.VIIs, a Pfalz and an Albatros D.V in the space of just 45 minutes.  In 1918 he was promoted to the rank of major and posted to command 28 Squadron in Italy, staying with the trusty Camel, but he did not add further to his score, although his final un-confirmed total may have been as high as 44. He is depicted here claiming his second kill on 24th September 1916 when he destroyed a Fokker E.1 whilst flying Elephant No 7284.

Major John Gilmour by Ivan Berryman. (GL)
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 The Short Stirling was the RAFs first four-engined bomber to enter service and it served throughout WWII in many roles including bomber, minelayer, troop carrier and glider-tug. The lack of power produced by its engines severely limited the loads carried by Stirlings. On long-range trips such as Italy, even with a greatly reduced bomb load the aircraft could barely clear the Alps. Despite very large losses due to its operational limitations, those that flew this big, agile aircraft, came to respect and look upon it with it with affection.

The Night Shift by Philip West. (Y)
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 The cruiser HMS Frobisher dominates this scene off Houlgate at the Normandy landings of 1944.  The monitor HMS Roberts lies beyond Frobisher with a Large Infantry Landing Ship or LSI (L) unshipping its LCAs on the extreme right of the picture.  In the foreground, a motor launch attends a group of LCP (L)s as they head for the French beaches.  Two Spitfire Mk.IXs conduct sweeps overhead as Operation Neptune gathers momentum.

HMS Frobisher and HMS Roberts at Normandy by Ivan Berryman
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The King George V class battleship HMS Anson is pictured in Sydney Harbour where she joined the Pacific Fleet in July 1945, viewed across the flight deck of HMS Vengeance, where ten of her Vought F4.U Corsairs are ranged in front of a single folded Fairey Barracuda
HMS Anson at Sydney Harbour, July 1945 by Ivan Berryman.
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 The E-class light cruiser HMS Emerald is shown off the Newfoundland coast in company with a Flower class corvette.  Between October 1939 and August 1940, HMS Emerald carried £58 million in gold from Britain to Canada.

HMS Emerald by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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21st October 1805. As Admiral Nelsons flagship leads the British fleet towards the Franco-Spanish line, Captain Harveys Temeraire tries to pass the Victory in order to be the first to break the enemy column. Harvey was discouraged with a customry rebuke from Nelson and duly fell into line behind the flagship. The enemy can be seen spread along the horizon whilst, to the right in the distance, the leading ships of Admiral Collingwoods fleet can be seen spearheading a separate assault to the south. In the light airs preceding the battle, much sail was needed to drive the British ships towards the enemy line. HMS Victory, nearest, has royals and stunsails set and is making good way, her furniture boats strung behind in readiness for battle. On her poop deck, officers prepare to run up a signal.

Captain Harveys HMS Temeraire tries to pass HMS Victory at the beginning of the Battle of Trafalgar by Ivan Berryman.
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In the spring of 1942, USS Washington was the first of Americas fast battleship fleet to participate in combat operations when she was briefly assigned to the Royal Navy. On 28th June 1942, together with HMS Duke of York, HMS Victorious and an accompanying cruiser and destroyer force, she formed part of the distant covering force to convoy PQ17, bound for Russia. In the Pacific later that same year, she became the only modern US battleship to engage an enemy capital ship, sinking the Japanese battlecruiser Kirishima.

Arctic guardian - USS Washington by Anthony Saunders
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USS Maddox engaging North Vietnamese torpedo boats with 5-in gunfire, August 2nd, 1964, in the Gulf of Tonkin.

USS Maddox by Randall Wilson (AP)
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The USS Colorado holds the all time record of 37 consecutive days of firing at an enemy and the record of 24 direct enemy air attacks in 62 days both while at Okinawa.

USS Colorado Okinawa by Anthony Saunders. 
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 17th February 1943, U-201 with U-69 were ordered to intercept the westbound convoy ONS165. With fuel low U-201 was eventually forced to surface following a depth charge attack and rammed by the Destroyer HMS Fame.

U-201 Deadly Chase by Anthony Saunders. (Y)
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 D squadron 22 SAS, made their way to the Argentinian landing strip where they proceeded to destroy 11 enemy aircraft with demolition charges, 66mm rockets and small arms. The destruction of these enemy aircraft, among them Paccaras, most certainly saved many lives among the Task Force and proved a valuable morale booster at the same time.

Raid on Pebble Island, Falkland Islands, 1982 by David Pentland. (Y)
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Saint Joan of Arc ca. 1412 – 30 May 1431.   In France  she is a national heroine and a catholic saint.  Joan of Arc was a peasant girl born in eastern France, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years War, claiming divine guidance, and was indirectly responsible for the coronation of Charles VII.  Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English, tried by an ecclesiastical court, and burned at the stake when she was nineteen years old.

Joan of Arc by Sir John Gilbert.
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Depicting Lord Cornwallis surrendering to Washington and the Marquis de Lafeyette at Yorktown in 1781.
Seige of Yorktown by Couder.
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This is my personal interpretation of the events immediately following the Battle of Culloden. There is no intention to depict either the shores of LochNam-Uarnh, the Highlands, glens or castles with geographic accuracy. Instead I have tried to portray the scenes following the first 3 days of the battle, the escape of Bonnie Prince Charlie, the destruction and brutality wreaked upon the Highlands and the real sufferers, women and the innocent. 1 . The battlefield scene represents the time from plundering and butchering the wounded to when the ordinary people were allowed on to collect their dead. In the main central figure I have tried to impart a feeling of stoic dignity in the face of an uncertain future 2. The top section represents the form of Prince Charles. Despite the flames and carnage of Culloden, he is firmly supported in the hand of his Jacobite faithful to his safe exile aboard a French warship. Being mindfull that Clan tartans were not in common usage as uniforms of war at the time, only one tartan has been represented as such, that of the Royal Stewart, and that only to signify Charles claim to the thrones of England and Scotland. With his leaving, the sett fades as does he and his ambition. The burning, smouldering tartans signify the proscription of tartans, kilts, plaids etc by Westminster to discourage further rebellion. 3. With the Clans and their regiments broken, neither the natural barrier of the Highlands nor the great chiefs castles would prevent the poison of Culloden seeping into every glen or the fury of Cumberlands dragoons plundering at will. This is represented in the lower section. Armed with sword, manacles and the noose, these, Cumberlands most pitiless embarked on an orgy of murder, rape and pillage. The abyss of prison or exile awaited those suspected of Jacobite sympathies, the gallows for more serious resistance. Battles are fought and won, or lost, as all battles are, but Cullodens aftermath changed Scottish Highland society forever, ushering in a long period of suffering. This painting is my humble attempt to interpret that tragic period.

Culloden the Aftermath by Brian Wood (GL)
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La Salle at the Battle of Wagram by Mark Churms
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The Charge of the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons at Tolnay by William Barnes Wollen. (Y)
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 Themistocles had chosen the narrow waters at the entrance to the bay well. The Persians could not bring their larger fleet to bear on the smaller Greek fleet and due to the design and manoeuverability of the Greek Triremes, the Greek fleet sailed down the right channel next to Salamis and turned to ram the Persian fleet as it entered the bay. The Persian captains tried frantically to turn their ships but their oars became entangled and the turning manoeuvre caused the ships to run into each other. The Greek Triremes were able to ram the leading Persian ships, disengage and ram again. This was a great victory for Themistocles who lost only 70 ships from his fleet of 380 Triremes, compared to the loss of over 600 ships from the Persian fleet of over 1,000.

Battle of Salamis, 23rd September 480BC by Wilhelm von Kaulbach. (Y)
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Epsom Trophy, Polo Championship

Epsom Trophy by Mark Churms.
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 Ferrari F310.  1996.
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Legends of English Football by Robert Highton - Gold Edition. (Y)
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Steeplechasers competing for the Blue Riband.

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Lennox Lewis by Peter Deighan.
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 Kentucky - born Steve Cauthen was just 12 years old when his father Tex finally agreed to help the single-minded young man realise a burning ambition to become a jockey provided he didnt let success make him big-headed.  No parental proviso was ever more faithfully fulfilled.  In the year of his seventeenth birthday the kid rode 487 winners of 6 million dollars, including the U.S. Triple Crown on Affirmed.  He went on to captivate British hearts two years later.  By 1984 he was champion. But better was to come. No wonder the fairytale ingredients of 1985 have fired the imagination and talent of Peter Deighan to such compelling effect.

The Golden Boy by Peter Deighan.
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Eddie Irvine raced Formula Ford from 1983 to 1988.  Driving a variety of different chassis, he won two Formula Ford championships by the end of 1987.  In 1988, Eddie drove in the British Formula Three championship and then joined the Jordan Formula 3000 team for 1990.  He won his first race at Hockenheim, finishing third overall in the championship that year.  The following three years saw Eddie driving in the Japanese F3000 series, almost winninh the title in 1993.  He also drove for Toyota at Le Mans holding the lap record for several years.  At the end of 1993 Eddie drove for the Jordan F1 team and gained notoriety by overtaking Ayrton Senna having only just been lapped by him.  In 1996, Eddie took on the unenviable role as number two to Michael Schumacher at Ferrari but in 1999 became the number one driver for Ferrari following a serious accident for Schumacher.

Tribute to Eddie Irvine by Stuart McIntyre.
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