Tag: HMS Prince of Wales

Commissioning of HMS Prince Of Wales, December 10, 2019

Photos of commissioning of HMS Prince Of Wales and the 10 foot commissioning cake

HMS PRINCE OF WALES – December 10, 1941

On this day in 1941 the battleship HMS PRINCE OF WALES and the battlecruiser HMS REPULSE were sunk by Japanese bombers off Malaya. They were the first British capital ships lost to air attack and the last RN battleship and battlecruiser lost in action….