Warships and submarines of the Royal Navy.

HMS Fearless laid down

HMS Fearless at anchor




1940 Jul 3. Taking part in Operation Catepult, the attack on the French Fleet at Mers-el-Kebir.

1940 Jul 8. Escort duty on Force H.

1940 Aug 2. Returning to UK, Collision with trawler Flying Wing.

1940 Oct 11. Operational duty.

1940 Oct 30. Collision with SS Lanark at Greenock, Scotland. Read more about HMS Fearless laid down

H.M.S. Pylades, The Last of Her Class


Prominent among the naval patrols that England sends to police the southern seas and guard the island fringes of the Empire, making the while their headquarters in Port Jackson, is the HMS Pylades, now on another cruise among the British possessions and protectorates in Oceania. Peculiar interest attaches to this vessel, because she is absolutely the last of the barque-rigged craft, of which the British Navy once possessed so many. Read more about H.M.S. Pylades, The Last of Her Class


Warship Profile

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HMS Zealous laid down1943 May 05
HMS Forth at Msida Creek, Malta HMS Forth1937 Jun 30
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