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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.

Charles Pipon Beaty-Pownall

Charles Pipon Beaty-Pownall

1872-1938
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford

Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford

1846-1919
Admiral and Conservative politician; MP for County Waterford, Marylebone East and Portsmouth
Sitter in 55 portraits
Sir Geoffrey Blake

Sir Geoffrey Blake

1882-1968
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 6 portraits
Francis Clifton Brown

Francis Clifton Brown

1874-1963
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Harold Arthur Brown

Sir Harold Arthur Brown

1878-1968
Vice admiral
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Bt

Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Bt

1858-1929
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir George Astley Callaghan

Sir George Astley Callaghan

1852-1920
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Henry Hervey Campbell

Sir Henry Hervey Campbell

1865-1933
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Sackville Hamilton Carden

Sir Sackville Hamilton Carden

1857-1930
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits
Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter

Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter

1881-1955
Vice-Admiral; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 12 portraits
John Walsh Carrington

John Walsh Carrington

1879-1964
Vice-Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Moore Casement

John Moore Casement

1877-1952
Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Edward Francis Benedict Charlton

Sir Edward Francis Benedict Charlton

1865-1937
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits
Alfred Chatfield, 1st Baron Chatfield

Alfred Chatfield, 1st Baron Chatfield

1873-1967
Admiral of the Fleet
Sitter in 5 portraits
Alfred Buchanan Cheetham

Alfred Buchanan Cheetham

1868-1918
Seaman and explorer on Antarctic expeditions
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Charles Henry Coke

Sir Charles Henry Coke

1854-1945
Admiral
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville

Sir Stanley Cecil James Colville

1861-1939
Admiral
Sitter in 5 portraits
Charles Frederick Corbett

Charles Frederick Corbett

1867-1955
Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait