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HMS Collingwood was a St Vincent-class dreadnought battleship b...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
HMS Collingwood was a St Vincent-class dreadnought battleship built for the Royal Navy in the first decade of the 20th century. She spent her whole career assigned to the Home and Grand Fleets and often served as a flagship. Prince Albert (later King George VI) spent several years aboard the ship before and during World War I. At the Battle of Jutland in May 1916, Collingwood was in the middle of the battleline and lightly damaged a German battlecruiser. Other than that battle, and the inconclusive A
hms collingwood (1908)

Southsea's South Parade Pier wins national award

BBC News - 04 Apr 2018
Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson said the previously "derelict" pier was "thriving again", thanks to "good business sense and real long-term investments". South Parade Pier opened in 1879, but was destroyed by fire in 1904 and rebuilt in 1908. In 1974 ...
hms collingwood (1908)

THE LONG VIEW: How famous warships met their end in Newport

South Wales Argus - 26 Aug 2016
One of the largest warships to be scrapped at Cashmores was HMS Collingwood. Launched on 7 November 1908 and completed in April 1910 she cost around £1,600,000. The ship was deemed obsolete after the war; she was reduced to the reserve and ...
hms collingwood (1908)

Stone returned to Ernest Shackleton's grave after 75 years

BBC News - 10 Apr 2013
It was arranged for the stone to be passed to HMS Collingwood in Fareham. The piece of granite was then flown to the South Atlantic and handed to HMS Protector. The navy's Portsmouth-based ice patrol vessel sailed to South Georgia as part of its ...
hms collingwood (1908)

The murky origins of Australia's football codes

The Roar - 09 Aug 2017
The dark foliage of the Royal Botanic Garden frames Farm Cove, where warships on the Royal Navy's Australia Station, such as HMS Rosario, used to moor in the nineteenth century. Between the Bridge and Fort Denison, I count four ferries on the harbour.
hms collingwood (1908)

Human encounters with the Great Barrier Reef

The Monthly - 29 Nov 2013
But Henry De Vere Stacpoole, in his 1908 tropic sensation novel The Blue Lagoon, inveighed against the “sluggish and gelatinous worm” – actually a tiny, tentacled creature embedded in a limestone shell – whose reputation as a paragon of industry he ...
hms collingwood (1908)

The AZ story of Melbourne's suburbs

Herald Sun - 06 Jan 2014
From Toorak toff to Broady bogan - your postcode identifies you in the same way as your appearance, income and social circle. Aside from your suburb's proximity to cafes and transport options, have you ever wondered where its name comes from?
hms collingwood (1908)

Melbourne 2010

ILAB - 15 Nov 2010
Ferdinand Bauer's Natural History Drawings 1801-1803 - a limited edition of fifty sets of the zoological illustrations taken from specimens collected on the first navigation of Australia by Commander Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator. The Gaston ...

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