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Torpedoes Gallery

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Choose from 39 pictures in our Torpedoes collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Captain Loxley of the Formidable, WW1 bravery Featured Print

Captain Loxley of the Formidable, WW1 bravery

Clear Off - Submarines About: Captain Loxley of the Royal Navy, his terrier Bruce by his side, pictured giving his last order to another ship, warning of the danger of torpedoes. Captain Loxley was in command of the HMS Formidable which was struck by a torpedo in the English Channel in the early hours of New Year's morning, 1915. The Captain remained on the bridge as the ship sank, eventually giving the order that the crew evacuate. He remained there, his faithful dog by his side, and was last seen with arms folded as the boat sank beneath the water. Reproduction of a painting by C M Padday in Great War Deeds, a special panorama supplement produced by the Illustrated London News in 1915, featuring heroic actions of the First World War. Date: 1915

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Germans showing guns on the Lusitania 1915 Featured Print

Germans showing guns on the Lusitania 1915

The sinking of the Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania occurred on 7 May 1915 during the First World War, by a German U-boat, hitting the Lusitania twice with torpedoes, sinking within 18 minutes, killing 1198 passengers. Germany released a false statement that the Lusitania carried guns, with two quick-fires behind armoured-shields are shown on the upper deck forward, on either side of the forecastle near bows.
7 May 1915

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Aerial torpedoes Featured Print

Aerial torpedoes

Aerial torpedoes designed by an Australian engineer, Mr A Dunbar Wigram. They were expected to revolutionise the methods of modern warfare, by speeding over land and sea with a deadly aim, thereby making Dreadnoughts unnecessary

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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