Search results for: Battle of Jutland

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  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities

    HMS Caroline hasn’t been out of the water for 32 years so it’s not surprising to see the hull of the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland covered in barnacles. Two tugs spent an hour easing HMS Caroline from her home at Alexandra Dock in Belfast to Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    HMS Falmouth, a Royal Navy warship sunk by German U-boats, has been recreated in its final resting place through the use of underwater surveying and digital 3D modelling. The Battle of Jutland ship was sunk off the Yorkshire Coast on August 20, 1916. According to Historic England, the public body that performed the survey to mark […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Industry news

    A waterfront regeneration in Belfast, Ireland now features the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland, the World War 1 light battle cruiser HMS Caroline. Having undergone extensive restoration, the ship will now be welcoming visitors of Belfast’s Titanic Quarter to discover its historic spaces including the Captain Crookes Cabin, engine room, sick bay and galley kitchen. In […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy has made a 3D animation of the remains of one of the ‘forgotten ships’, as the Royal Navy called it, sunk during the Battle of Jutland May 31, 1916. This is the armoured cruiser HMS Defence, blown up a little after 6pm on May 31 with the loss of every soul aboard […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark entered HMNB Portsmouth yesterday, May 25, as part of preparations for commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland in and around Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands, Scotland. The Devonport-based amphibious assault ship is in port to embark the massed band of the Royal Marines, and the Royal Navy’s ceremonial […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Authorities

    On May 31, 1916 British Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet squared off against the Imperial German Navy’s High Seas Fleet in what would become one of the most important naval battles in history. The Battle of Jutland, or Skagerrak as it is called by Germans, took place near the coast of Denmark’s Jutland Peninsula in the North Sea. […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan has sailed up the Thames into London for the first of three visits in both the United Kingdom and Germany to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland. The Battle of Jutland was the most significant naval battle of the First World War and the largest sea battle […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy clearance divers from HM Naval Base Clyde have changed the White Ensign on the wreck of HMS Royal Oak on the anniversary of its sinking on October 14, 1939. HMS Royal Oak was a Revenge Class battleship which came under attack from German U-Boat U-47 at Scapa Flow, Orkney. The warship was sunk with […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities

    Royal and German Navy sailors gathered on the flight deck of HMS Duncan to remember and pay their respects to thousands of men that lost their lives one hundred years ago in the Battle of Jutland. HMS Duncan, Type 45 Destroyer, was joined in this historic event by HMS Iron Duke (Type 23 Frigate) and FGS Brandenburg […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland with a commemorative service at the Navy Memorial in Canberra. The decisive First World War naval engagement – the largest of the war – was fought in the late afternoon of 31 May 1916 and continued until the early hours of […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark arrived alongside in Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands, to take part in the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland. Fleet flagship HMS Bulwark will be supporting the Jutland 100 national commemorations at Kirkwall and at Lyness Cemetery with her sailors, marines and landing craft playing a […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The fourth Dreadnought-class ballistic missile submarine became the first Royal Navy ship ever to be named after King George VI as its name was revealed on May 3. The unveiling of the name of George VI – father of the Queen and a former naval officer who was mentioned in dispatches for his actions at […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Iron Duke had the honor of leading the Grand Arrival Parade that officially marked the start of the 828th Hamburg Port Anniversary Festival on Friday, May 5. Remaining alongside in Hamburg for the duration of the Port Anniversary Festival, HMS Iron Duke formed part of a backdrop of more than […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s World War I cruiser HMS Caroline has returned to Alexandra Dock in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter following repairs to her hull. During the work at Harland and Wolff’s Heavy Industries Dock, the sole surviving vessel from the Battle of Jutland had 1,700 rivets repaired. At the peak of the work, 14 teams of welders were […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight patrol boats from the Royal Navy’s 1st Patrol Boat Squadron demonstrated their ability to sail in close formation at high speeds as they returned from the Battle of Jutland commemorations. Eight boats mustered in Leith docks for a day of combined training. The 54-tonne craft normally give students from UK universities an insight into life […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy has marked the centenary of the sinking of the cruiser HMS Hampshire in Orkney with the loss of 737 men, just days after she had survived the historic Battle of Jutland. The two services included a two-minute silence at 8.45pm, the time of the sinking, signalled by the firing of a Saluting […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Albion-class assault ship HMS Bulwark has returned to Plymouth, England after five weeks of exercises and training across the UK. Leaving Plymouth in early April, the ship took part in Exercise Griffin Strike with other UK and French units including HMS Ocean for advanced naval warfare training off Plymouth and then complex and demanding amphibious operations […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Kent will visit London May 14 and 15 on her way to take part in the Battle of Jutland centenary commemorations. This year marks 100 years since the Battle of Jutland, a naval battle fought between Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet and the Imperial German Navy’s High Seas Fleet during the First […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Scotland’s University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute will, together with ORCA Marine and Seatronics, survey the wreck of HMS Hampshire off Orkney, Scotland. Royal Navy’s former Devonshire-class armored cruiser HMS Hampshire struck a mine on June 5, 1916, while transporting Lord Kitchener, the secretary of State for War to Archangel in northern Russia for a meeting with […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    820 Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, whose Merlin’s are set to be the first helicopters on the Queen Elizabeth carrier, now have a new commander. On February 8, Commander Jon Holroyd took the helm of RNAS Culdrose’s 820 Naval Air Squadron from his predecessor Commander Ross Spooner OBE, who takes […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of the largest naval battles of WWI re-envisioned. New 3D scans have emerged showing the final resting place of a German Flagship. Looking like a small ridge at the bottom of the North Sea these images actually show SMS Lützow, Admiral Franz von Hipper’s Flagship, scuttled during the Battle of Jutland in 1916. The images were […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Scans of ships destroyed in the Battle of Jutland 99 years ago have been made for the first time using 21st Century technology. The colourful three-dimensional images made by Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo belie the horrors played out off the coast of Denmark one Wednesday afternoon during the First World War. They show […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Urgent repairs to halt the deterioration of historic World War One vessel HMS Caroline have been completed making the ship safe for the next stage of a massive restoration programme. Repairs conducted by Belfast-based Blu-Marine included a top to bottom survey of the ship’s weakest spots, emergency repairs, removal and refurbishment of all portholes and […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NRF Warships to Test Rapid Response Readiness A large fleet of warships from NATO’s Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe yesterday to take part in the maritime component of Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, which will encompass the anti submarine component and the electronic warfare component. HMS Caroline […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities

    Under a grey sky on Scapa Flow in Orkney on October 14, more than 100 people gathered to pay tribute to more than 830 men who lost their lives on HMS Royal Oak. Marking the 75th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the Revenge-Class battleship, a shore side ceremony at the HMS Royal Oak Memorial […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    The last remaining British survivor of the First World War, and of the Battle of Jutland still afloat, is looking at a future as a floating museum. HMS Caroline, a decommissioned C-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy, will be transformed into a visitor attraction in time for centenary commemorations of the 1916 Battle of […]