HMS Woolston (1918) in a heavy sea
This depicts the Thornycroft built destroyer Woolston in 1939-1941. She was converted to an anti-aircraft escort destroyer at Chatham between May and October 1939. She is shown as originally converted with a short mainmast forward of the searchlight platform. In 1941 radar and single 20-mm oerlikon guns were fitted. Her pendant was L49 throughout the war. She is shown in the Firth of Forth with the Forth Bridge in the background.Object no: BHC3731
Original size: 482 mm x 610 mm
Date: Mid 20th Century
- Image reference: BHC3731
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the copyright holder and would welcome any information that would help us update our records. Please contact the Picture Library.
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