Home Fleet Ships

Some articles on ships, home fleet, home fleet ships:

Ship Camouflage - Second World War - United Kingdom
... Between the world wars, Royal Navy ships were painted dark gray in the Home Fleet, light gray in the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, and white in the Indian Ocean ... Many Home Fleet ships were painted medium gray during 1939 and 1940 to decrease visibility from the peacetime dark gray ... war British captains largely painted their ships as they saw fit ...

Famous quotes containing the words ships, home and/or fleet:

    I have seen old ships sail like swans asleep
    James Elroy Flecker (1884–1919)

    You must ascend a mountain to learn your relation to matter, and so to your own body, for it is at home there, though you are not.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A city on th’ inconstant billows dancing;
    For so appears this fleet majestical.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)