KING’S LYNN: Amazing story of how a British battleship was sunk by Japanese aircraft during WW2

British Battleship HMS Prince of Wales. The HMS Prince of Wales was sunk by a Japanese air attack on December off Kuantan in the South China Sea.

HMS Prince of Wales - Corazzata classe King George V - Entrata in servizioil 19 gennaio 1941 (completata il 31 marzo) - Dislocamento	(alla costruzione) 43.786 Lunghezza	fuori tutto: 227,1 m Larghezza	34,3 m Pescaggio	8.8 m Propulsione	8 caldaie 4 turbine Parsons 4 assi elica 134.000 Shp Autonomia	3,100 n.mi. a 27 nodi Equipaggio	1.521 Equipaggiamento Sensori di bordo	Radar Tip - Affondata il 10 dicembre 1941 da un attacco aereo giapponese

HMS Prince of Wales - Corazzata classe King George V - Entrata in servizioil

A weather beaten HMS Prince of Wales in Singapore a few days before her sinking by Japanese aircraft on 10 December 1941,

[Photo] Battleship HMS Prince of Wales mooring in Singapore, 4 Dec 1941

HMS Prince of Wales leaving Singapore on 8 December 1941

14 in battleship HMS Prince of Wales leaving Singapore on 8 December Japanese aircraft sank her together with accompanying battlecruiser HMS Repulse less than 48 hours later, thus proving that the era of supremacy for the 'big gun ship' was over.

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HMS Prince of Wales arriving at Sembawang Naval Base, Singapore, 4 December 1941.   The King George V-class 14in gun Battleship was sunk by Japanese aircraft torpedoes six days later on 10 December 1941 with great loss of life .

HMS Prince of Wales arriving at Sembawang Naval Base, Singapore, 4 December The King George V-class gun Battleship was sunk by Japanese aircraft torpedoes six days later on 10 December 1941 with great loss of life .

Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

HMS Repulse leaving Singapore on 8 December She was sunk by Japanese aircraft two days later together with battleship HMS Prince of Wales (photo of her departure elsewhere) - an action generally accepted to have heralded the end of the Big Gun era.

HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse the members of the Z Force, at the time of being sunk by Japanese torpedo planes on December 10, 1941.

HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse the members of the Z Force, at the time of being sunk by Japanese torpedo planes on December

HMS Prince of Wales (53) – Wikipedia

[Photo] Attack on Prince of Wales and Repulse, 10 Dec photo 2 of photo taken by a Japanese pilot; note destroyer Electra or Express in foreground

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