Archive for the tag 'Royal Navy'

HMS Trincomalee, the oldest warship still afloat in Europe dominates the authentically recreated historic quayside that is the home of the Royal Navy Museum in Hartlepool.

Now  200 years old, HMS Trincomalee is one of the last survivors of the sailing Navy and a fine example of the classic British frigate.
She was built in 1817 at [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Mar 26th 2022

This is HMS Vernon’s version of ‘Monopoly’. It includes missile-shaped pieces and locations like the main gate and Isle of Wight Ferry.

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 3rd 2015

I was asked by Welshcakes what the second photograph in my Armed Forces Day post represented.  I was just in the middle of this post with some basic information on the memorial, when I had an email alert telling me that I had a comment on my previous post.  The comment was from Tom, whose [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 29th 2009