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The Great War: Navy


143 People in group

The widespread introduction of modern communication techniques such as radio and sonar greatly changed the way Naval forces where used in the Great War. Gallipoli, on the northern bank of the Dardanelles, and Dogger Bank in the North Sea, where the location for some of the biggest navel battles of the Great War. Naval blockades nearly lost, and in turn, helped win the war, as each side attempted to stop all supplies reaching their intended destinations.

Norman Carlyle Craig

Norman Carlyle Craig

1868-1919
Politician and Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Sitter in 2 portraits
Andrew Browne Cunningham, Viscount Cunningham

Andrew Browne Cunningham, Viscount Cunningham

1883-1963
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 12 portraits
Cecil Frederick Dampier

Cecil Frederick Dampier

1868-1950
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits
Tristan Dannreuther

Tristan Dannreuther

1872-1963
Naval officer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Michael de Robeck, Bt

Sir John Michael de Robeck, Bt

1862-1928
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 12 portraits
Henry Edward Diesen

Henry Edward Diesen

1883-1953
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Barry Edward Domvile

Sir Barry Edward Domvile

1878-1971
Admiral
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir (Henry) Percy Douglas

Sir (Henry) Percy Douglas

1876-1939
Vice-Admiral, hydrographer, athlete and rifle-shooter
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sidney Robert Drury-Lowe

Sidney Robert Drury-Lowe

1871-1945
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Sheldon Francis Dudley

Sir Sheldon Francis Dudley

1884-1956
Surgeon, Vice-Admiral and Chief of Medical Services in the Royal Navy
Sitter in 13 portraits
Sir Alexander Ludovic Duff

Sir Alexander Ludovic Duff

1862-1933
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits
Philip Wylie Dumas

Philip Wylie Dumas

1868-1948
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Cyril Walter Dumpleton

Cyril Walter Dumpleton

1897-1966
Politician and Mayor of St Albans
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Bridges Eustace

John Bridges Eustace

1861-1947
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Allan Frederic Everett

Sir Allan Frederic Everett

1868-1938
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits
Richard Bowles Farquhar

Richard Bowles Farquhar

1859-1948
Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits