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Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215 Featured Royal Navy Image

Royal Naval College, Dartmouth EPW024215

ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Dartmouth, Devon, photographed in 1928. This officer training college was purpose built on this site in 1905 to a design by Sir Aston Webb. The college originated in 1863 and had previously housed students in hulks moored on the River Dart. Cadets as young as 13 were trained here in naval skills and leadership. Graduates from Dartmouth provided much of the officer corps of the Royal Navy through both World Wars. The present Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales and Duke of York all attended the college. Now known as the Britannia Royal Naval College, this building still provides a training base for naval officers of many foreign and commonwealth countries as well as the Royal Navy. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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HMS Belfast JLP01_10_22752 Featured Royal Navy Image

HMS Belfast JLP01_10_22752

London Bridge City, Southwark, Greater London. A view looking east over the London Bridge City complex, showing HMS Belfast moored on the River Thames with Tower Bridge beyond.
Various buildings within this complex of offices, flats and shops on Tooley Street in London Bridge City were built by Laing Management Contracting for the St Martins Group who redeveloped the former Hay's Wharf site on the south bank of the River Thames. The redevelopment of the site took place over 2 1/2 years between 1985-1988 and included No.1 London Bridge, Cottons, Hays Galleria and 29-33 Tooley Street. At the time, it was the biggest building contract in London and was one of the largest construction projects in the country

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Queen Victoria at the Royal Naval Expo BL10832A Featured Royal Navy Image

Queen Victoria at the Royal Naval Expo BL10832A

ROYAL HOSPITAL, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3. A group portrait of Queen Victoria with Edward, Prince of Wales behind her, the royal family and other dignitaries outside the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) exhibit. The Royal Naval Exhibition took place between 2nd May to 24th October 1891 in the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea. Photographed by Bedford Lemere and Co in June 1891

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