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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 Paul Fildes

Sir Paul Fildes

1882-1971
Microbiologist; son of Sir Luke Fildes
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Herbert Fitzherbert

Sir Herbert Fitzherbert

1885-1958
Admiral of the Royal Navy
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Arthur Gaskell

Sir Arthur Gaskell

1871-1952
Surgeon Vice-Admiral and writer of various papers connected with the Royal Naval Medical Service
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Ernest Frederick Augustus Gaunt

Sir Ernest Frederick Augustus Gaunt

1865-1940
Admiral
Sitter in 8 portraits
Alfred Ernest Albert Grant

Alfred Ernest Albert Grant

1861-1933
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits
Henry William Grant

Henry William Grant

1870-1949
Naval commander and telecommunications company director
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (William) Graham Greene

Sir (William) Graham Greene

1857-1950
Civil servant
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Douglas Bernard Hall, 1st Bt

Sir Douglas Bernard Hall, 1st Bt

1866-1923
Captain in the Royal Engineers, yachtsman and Conservative politician; MP for Isle of Wight
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir (William) Reginald Hall

Sir (William) Reginald Hall

1870-1943
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Percival Henry Hall-Thompson

Percival Henry Hall-Thompson

1874-1950
Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Lionel Halsey

Sir Lionel Halsey

1872-1949
Admiral
Sitter in 10 portraits
(Frederick) Leverton Harris

(Frederick) Leverton Harris

1864-1926
Politician and art collector
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Herbert Leopold Heath

Sir Herbert Leopold Heath

1861-1954
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Horace Hood

Sir Horace Hood

1870-1916
Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Price Webley Hope

Sir George Price Webley Hope

1869-1959
Deputy First Sea Lord
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Charles Hope Dundas of Dundas

Sir Charles Hope Dundas of Dundas

1859-1924
Admiral
Sitter in 4 portraits
Ronald Arthur Hopwood

Ronald Arthur Hopwood

1868-1949
Rear Admiral; Poet
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Henry Humphreys

Sir Henry Humphreys

1863-1924
Engineer Rear-Admiral
Sitter in 2 portraits
Cuthbert E. Hunter

Cuthbert E. Hunter

1866-1952
Admiral
Sitter in 3 portraits