Portsmouth

  • County class ships of the Royal Navy

    County class ships of the Royal Navy

    Chris Graham on 19th October 2022

    Conrad Waters provides a photographic review of the Royal Navy’s famous County class ships, an impressive heavy cruiser design.

  • Brilliant Abbey Hill Steam Rally report

    Brilliant Abbey Hill Steam Rally report

    Chris Graham on 20th July 2022

    Joseph Lewis reports from the 2022 Abbey Hill Steam Rally, back at the Yeovil Showground, in Somerset, after a two-year absence.

  • HMS Warrior’s important records

    HMS Warrior’s important records

    Chris Graham on 9th March 2022

    We report on how HMS Warrior's archive of historical weather readings is being used to better understand the climate during the 19th century. 

  • Prince Philip’s naval ships

    Prince Philip’s naval ships

    Chris Graham on 24th November 2021

    Paul Brown describes the 14-year Royal Navy career of the late Prince Philip, who became HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

  • London’s first party boat!

    London’s first party boat!

    Chris Graham on 30th October 2021

    Richard Clammer recalls the unusual history of an 1879 paddle steamer that became London’s first party boat!

  • HMS Prince of Wales commissioned

    HMS Prince of Wales commissioned

    Chris Graham on 24th January 2020

    The Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has been commissioned by HRH Prince Charles.

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