On 15th of May 1957 Great Britain tested its first hydrogen bomb near Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean
The first book begins with Hornblower as a seventeen year old midshipman.
Harry Sultan was born in Hull on the 21st of February 1893 into a hard working family.
The Royal Navy Northern Diving Group were awarded the Freedom of Orkney at a ceremony on Friday 9th of July 2021.
A film of the Freedom of Orkney ceremony to the Royal Navy Northern Diving Group
The Royal Navy Northern Divers Group was in Orkney to receive the Freedom of the islands.
Thursday, 8th of July, saw a display of diving equipment set up by the Royal Navy’s Northern Diving Group outside the Cathedral.
“I realised it would be a Herculean task to climb those huge cliffs, my body numbed and drained of energy. “
“I realised it would be a Herculean task to climb those huge cliffs, my body numbed and drained of energy. ” 228580 Leading Seaman William Cashman,
On the 24th May 1941 the mighty Hood, a unique battlecruiser of her day, sank within 3 minutes. There were only 3 survivors – 1, 415 died on that day.
Another Orkney Production’s annual event “Celebrating Scapa Flow” will this year commemorate HMS Hood with an online programme, on 21st and 22nd May, thanks to the Orkney International Science Festival.