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Force H off Gibraltar, 1940

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A depiction of three of the ships that comprised Britain's wartime Force H, in the western Mediterranean between June and October 1940. Gibraltar can be seen in sharp profile on the right, with the coast of north Africa on the far right in the distance and that of southern Spain on the left. Three ships are positioned on the left of the picture and include the aircraft carrier 'Ark Royal' on the left.

National Maritime Museum

London


Date

1940

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 35.5 x W 72.5 cm

Accession number

BHC1582

Work type

Painting


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