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Beacons Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 24 pictures in our Beacons collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


WW1 - HMS Badger rams U-19 German Navy U-Boat, 1914 Featured Print

WW1 - HMS Badger rams U-19 German Navy U-Boat, 1914

WW1 - HMS Badger was an Acheron-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was the eighth Royal Navy ship that served during the First World War. The ramming of U-19 became the first allied ship to successfully attack a German Navy U-boat. The Badger's searchlights are turned on as it back away after the ramming. When she rammed U-19 off the Dutch coast U-19, it was severely damaged but managed to return to port, was repaired and survived the war. Date: 1914

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

How wireless beacons guide ships in the fog Featured Print

How wireless beacons guide ships in the fog

The Marconi invention can determine distance of the ship from the beacon to steer the vessel into a Harbour during foggy weather. The shore transmitter operates on wave-lengths of about 60 centimetres, and its signals are received in two ways on board ship, one by headphones or loud-speaker, and the other by the movement of a needle on the galvanometer-dial fixed in a prominent postion before the navigator

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans