Known as the ldquo;senior service”, the Royal Navy is the oldest of Britain’s armed forces. King Henry VIII first established a permanent naval fleet in the 1500’s and the Royal Dockyards was developed to build, equip and maintain the ldquo;king’s ships”. This Royal Navy Ships Presentation Pack AP465 is part of the range that illustrates the evolution of British warships over five centuries.
This informative Royal Navy Ships Presentation Pack contains eight special stamps, each features a pivotal warship in the development of the Royal Navy. From the Mary Rose launched in 1511 to the HMS Queen Elizabeth (2014) the eight ships are described in greater detail whilst another section explores the changing nature of life onboard a Royal Navy warship.
The eight special stamps and the ships featured on them are:
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