HMS Duke of York firing her main guns

HMS Duke of York firing her main guns
Here we see the King George V class battleship HMS Duke of York firing her main guns at some point during the Second World War. Note the dramatic smoke ring created by one of the guns.
Battleship Duke of York – An Anatomy from Building to Breaking, Ian Buxton & Ian Johnston. Largely focuses on the construction of the Duke of York, using a collection of photographs taken by the builders combined with their regular shipyard reports. Gives a really impressive view of just how much effort went into building these battleships, and how impressive the shipyards that produced them were. Also includes useful plans of the Duke of York, and photographs from when she was being broken up, to give a good idea of the birth and death of a major warship. (Read Full Review)
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (16 March 2019), HMS Duke of York firing her main guns , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_duke_of_york_firing.html

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