Original Photograph Royal Navy. B Class Submarines. B11 + 2 Others. C 1908
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Original Photograph Royal Navy. B Class Submarines. B11 + 2 Others. C 1908:
ORIGINAL Photograph Royal Navy. B class Submarines. B11 + 2 others. c is an original photograph fromThe Imperial War Museum ,for the discerning collector.
fine photograph is froma SuperbWorld Class Naval Collection of Postcards and Photographs that recently came on the market. The original Owner/Collector spent decades assembling this collection and he was intimately involved in this area of expertise in the UK. Many of these images are rare or never been on the market for decades!
Highly knowledgeable, meticulous and clearly attached to his work he could even identify the time and place where these images were taken!
Even if there are multiplephotographs of individual ships each is different whether taken from the bow, stern, starboard or port side! A Truly remarkable collection!
B class was a class of 11 submarines, built by Vickers in Barrow-in-Furness for the Royal Navy, and launched in 1904–06. One boat was sunk by a collision in 1912, but the remainder served in World War I. Three boats protected the transfer of the British Expeditionary Force to France in 1914, but were soon relegated to local defence and training duties. Six submarines were in the Mediterranean when the war began and were quickly sent to the Dardanelles to prevent a breakout by the German battlecruiser SMSGoeben and the light cruiser SMSBreslau into the Eastern Mediterranean. B11 ventured into the Dardanelles in December 1914 and sank the elderly Turkish ironclad Reserved. Imperial War Museum." Postcard size.Solid Stock.Glue padson back corners where previously attached to another surface. See scans for details. Each card is shipped in a hard backed envelope and in its own plastic sleeve. Cards will be doubled up if more than one is purchased.
ALLphotographs that we sell are ORIGINALS . We have scanned directly from the originalphotograph and the image may sometimes be less vibrant than the postcard itself.