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POSTCARD SIZE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ROYAL NAVAL VESSEL HMS WILTON

MARITIME POSTCARD SELECTION
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DESCRIPTION -- Postcard sized photograph of the Royal Naval ship HMS Wilton which is in an excellent condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Wilton (M1116) was a prototype coastal minesweeper/minehunter for the Royal Navy. She was the first warship in the world to be constructed from glass-reinforced plastic. Her design was based upon the existing Ton class minesweepers, and she was fitted with equipment recovered from the scrapped HMS Derriton. The use of GRP gave the vessel a low magnetic signature against the threat of magnetic mines.

NOTES -- This photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT2705 BA210
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

POSTCARD SIZE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ROYAL NAVAL VESSEL HMS DIOMEDE

MARITIME POSTCARD SELECTION
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DESCRIPTION -- Postcard sized photograph of the Royal Naval ship HMS Diomedewhich is in an excellent condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Diomede (F16) was a Leander-class frigate of the Royal Navy. She was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders in Glasgow. Diomede was launched on 15 April 1969 and commissioned on 2 April 1971. Her nickname was "Dimweed".

NOTES -- This photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT2706 BA210
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

POSTCARD OF THE ROYAL NAVAL VESSEL HMS ENGADINE

MARITIME POSTCARD SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION -- Postcard sized photograph of the Royal Naval ship HMS Engadine which is in an excellent condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Engadine was a 9,909 GRT cargo ship laid down at the Greenock Dockyard Company, Greenock, Scotland on 16 March 1940, launched on 26 May 1941 and completed on 17 November 1941. She was ordered by Clan Line, and was to be named Clan Buchanan (the previous Clan Buchanan having been sunk by the German auxiliary cruiser Pinguin on 28 April 1941). However the Admiralty requisitioned her for the Royal Navy before completion and renamed after the first HMS Engadine for use as a seaplane depot ship.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT2707 BA210
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

COLLECTION OF HMS NAVAL PHOTOGRAPHS WITH COMPLETE DETAILS

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
MANY RARE, OLD AND UNUSUAL TYPES

DESCRIPTION
-- Collection of HMS Naval photographs which all have complete details of the vessels on the reverse of each and are all in a mint condition. The overall size of each photograph is 7" x 9" (18.5cm x 25cm) and the details shown on the reverse of each gives the vessel's history and technical data. They are from an original set of maritime vessel pictures and are as follows:
  • HMS KING GEORGE V
  • HMS RODNEY
  • HMS PRINCE OF WALES
  • HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH
  • HMS ARK ROYAL
  • HMS ARGONAUT
  • HMS BELFAST
    [ONLY 1 SET AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Vessels

NOTES -- Many other different items are also available from Travellers in Time and are on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-P { H }) [PR]

Item: TT690 BA90
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £1.50
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.50

ORIGINAL B/W PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FAMOUS NAVAL VESSEL 'HMS CORNWALL' FROM 1939

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
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DESCRIPTION -- B/W photograph of the Royal Naval vessel 'HMS Cornwall'. The photo is taken while docked in Shanghai during 1939 and is from our collection of over 1000 shipping photos, is in a good condition and protected in a plastic wallet. HMS Cornwall was a famous naval cruiser built in 1928 and was tragically sunk in June 1942.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- HMS Cornwall was a County class heavy cruiser of the Kent subclass of the Royal Navy. She was built at Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth, UK), with the keel being laid down on 9 October 1924. She was launched on 11 March 1926, and commissioned 8 May 1928.  Upon completion in 1928 Cornwall joined the China Station. In 1936 Cornwall had completed her tour of duty and left the China Station for United Kingdom for a refit the following year. In 1938 with the refit completed Cornwall joined the 2nd Cruiser Squadron.

NOTES -- If you cannot find what you are looking for on the Travellers in Time website please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT1644 BA163
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

MATCH HOLDER ITEM FROM THE VESSEL HMS BIRMINGHAM

DESCRIPTION -- Unusual item to have come across which is a superb match holder barrel item with a striker base, which has been hand made out of wood. It is set on a table plinth and the whole item is made from the original battleships timbers of the old vessel HMS BIRMINGHAM. There is a plaque attached to the piece with inscription and the size is 5" (13.5cm) high and it is in a fantastic condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Birmingham was lead ship of the Birmingham group of three ships of the "Town" class of light cruisers built by the Royal Navy. Her sister ships were Lowestoft and Nottingham. The three ships were virtually identical to the third group of "Town" ships, but with an additional 6 in (150 mm) gun worked in on the forecastle.

NOTES -- Many maritime groups are covered on the Travellers in Time website. Please email at sales@travellersintime.net to ask about any items you cannot see listed. (SCode-N) [PR]

Item: TT444 BA59
Price
£35.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£5.50
Elsewhere: £7.50

B/W POSTCARD/PHOTO OF THE ROYAL NAVAL VESSEL HMS FIFE

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DESCRIPTION
-- B/W postcard/photograph of the Royal Naval vessel HMS Fife which is in an as new condition and is just one of our vast stock collection.  
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Unused/Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Fife (D20) was the first unit of the Batch 2 County-class destroyers of the Royal Navy. She had 'B' turret removed and replaced with four Exocet launchers in the mid-1970s. In 1979, HMS Fife provided assistance to the Caribbean island of Dominica after the island was hit severely by Hurricane David. She was under refit during the Falklands War and so did not take part in the conflict.

NOTES -- Many other different photographs are also available from Travellers in Time and are on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT1758 BA169
Price
£2.50
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

POSTCARD OF THE ROYAL NAVAL VESSEL HMS CAPRICE

MARITIME POSTCARD SELECTION
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DESCRIPTION -- Postcard of the Royal Naval ship HMS Caprice which is in an excellent condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Caprice was a C-class destroyer of the Royal Navy, ordered on 16 February 1942 from Yarrow, Scotstoun. She was originally to be named HMS Swallow but this was changed to Caprice before launch to fit her revised class name. She is the only British Warship to have had this name. She was adopted by the Civil Community of Bexley and Welling, as part of the Warship Week programme.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT2619 BA208
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

POSTCARD SIZE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ROYAL NAVAL VESSEL HMS RAPID

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DESCRIPTION -- Postcard sized photograph of the Royal Naval ship HMS Rapid which is in an excellent condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- HMS Rapid was an R-class destroyer of the Royal Navy that saw service during the Second World War and was sunk as a target in 1981.

NOTES -- This photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular photograph of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT2664 BA209
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

POSTCARD SIZE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE ROYAL NAVAL VESSEL HMS BULWARK

MARITIME PHOTOGRAPH SELECTION
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DESCRIPTION -- Postcard sized photograph of the Royal Naval ship HMS Bulwark which is in an excellent condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The sixth HMS Bulwark of the Royal Navy was a 22,000 tonne Centaur-class light fleet aircraft carrier. Initially commissioned as a light aircraft carrier in 1954, the ship was later converted into a commando carrier in 1958 and recommissioned as such in 1960. Bulwark remained in this capacity until 1969. Then, in 1979, following failed efforts to sell the ship, Bulwark re-entered service as an anti-submarine warfare carrier and remained as such until being decomissioned in 1981. The ship was scrapped in 1984.

NOTES -- This photograph is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping photographs and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular photograph of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT2666 BA209
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

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