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The Great War: Navy


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.

Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson

Sir Henry Bradwardine Jackson

1855-1929
Admiral and developer of wireless telegraphy
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Thomas Jackson

Sir Thomas Jackson

1868-1945
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charles Duncan Johnson

Charles Duncan Johnson

1869-1930
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Vey Juniper

William Vey Juniper

1861-1924
Engineer Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frederick Septimus Kelly

Frederick Septimus Kelly

1881-1916
Composer and rower; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Charles Edward Kennedy-Purvis

Sir Charles Edward Kennedy-Purvis

1884-1946
Admiral and Deputy First Sea Lord
Sitter in 3 portraits
(Edward) Hilton Young, 1st Baron Kennet

(Edward) Hilton Young, 1st Baron Kennet

1879-1960
Journalist, naval officer and Liberal politician; MP for Norwich
Sitter in 13 portraits
Mark Edward Frederic Kerr

Mark Edward Frederic Kerr

1864-1944
Admiral, air force officer and author
Sitter in 18 portraits
Hon. Henry Douglas King

Hon. Henry Douglas King

1877-1930
Politician and Aide-de-camp to King George V
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Stephen Richard King-Hall, Baron King-Hall

William Stephen Richard King-Hall, Baron King-Hall

1893-1966
Naval Officer; writer and commentator
Sitter in 29 portraits
Sir Herbert Goodenough King-Hall

Sir Herbert Goodenough King-Hall

1862-1936
Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir David Sidney Lambert

Sir David Sidney Lambert

1885-1966
Rear-Admiral and paymaster
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Noel Frank Laurence

Sir Noel Frank Laurence

1882-1970
Admiral and Great War submarine commander
Sitter in 4 portraits
Astle Scott Littlejohns

Astle Scott Littlejohns

1875-1939
Captain
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Robert Swinburne Lowry

Sir Robert Swinburne Lowry

1854-1920
Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir (Henry Wilfred) Eldon Manisty

Sir (Henry Wilfred) Eldon Manisty

1876-1960
Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits
Gerald Charles Adolphe Marescaux

Gerald Charles Adolphe Marescaux

1860-1920
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Francis Spurstow Miller

Francis Spurstow Miller

1863-1954
Admiral
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir (Archibald) Berkeley Milne, 2nd Bt

Sir (Archibald) Berkeley Milne, 2nd Bt

1855-1938
Admiral
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Clement Moody

Sir Clement Moody

1891-1960
Admiral
Sitter in 14 portraits
Sir Trevylyan Napier

Sir Trevylyan Napier

1867-1920
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits
Albert P. Niblack

Albert P. Niblack

1859-1929
Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Dudley Burton Napier North

Sir Dudley Burton Napier North

1881-1961
Admiral
Sitter in 8 portraits
Robert Don Oliver

Robert Don Oliver

1895-1980
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir John Franklin Parry

Sir John Franklin Parry

1863-1926
Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits
William Edward Parry

William Edward Parry

1893-1972
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir George Edwin Patey

Sir George Edwin Patey

1859-1935
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charles Pears

Charles Pears

1873-1958
Artist; Royal Marine
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir Edmund Radcliffe Pears

Sir Edmund Radcliffe Pears

1862-1941
Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Tom Spencer Vaughan Phillips

Sir Tom Spencer Vaughan Phillips

1888-1941
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Cecil Horace Pilcher

Cecil Horace Pilcher

1877-1953
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Reginald Aylmer Ranfurly Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax

Sir Reginald Aylmer Ranfurly Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax

1880-1967
Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Arthur John Power

Sir Arthur John Power

1889-1960
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Sir Laurence Eliot Power

Sir Laurence Eliot Power

1864-1927
Admiral
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Lionel George Preston

Sir Lionel George Preston

1875-1971
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits