HMS Orwell refuels from HMS King George V

HMS Orwell refuels from HMS King George V

Here we see the O-class destroyer HMS Orwell refuelling from the battleship HMS King George V using the trough method, in October 1944. The fuel pipe is being lifted quite high in the gap between the two ships, suspended from a trough.

This picture comes from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, and is in the public domain.,

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (8 May 2020), HMS Orwell refuels from HMS King George V , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_orwell_refuels.html

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