Biographies

Byng c.1749. Painting by Thomas Hudson, in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Walsh, date unknown. US Navy photo.

Fletcher aboard his flagship USS Saratoga in September, 1942. Photo in the collection of the US Naval Historical Center.Fletcher

Engraving of Bille as a vice admiral, late 1820s. Original artist unknown, original believed to be in the public domain.

Kingsmill c.1918, during his tenure as Director of the Naval Service. Official photo, now in the public domain.

Sakamaki after being captured by the US on Hawaii. The daots on his face are from where Sakamaki burned himself with a cigarette. US War Department photo.

Contemporary engraving of Haddock, by Johann Clostermann. Original in the collections of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Painting of de Ruyter by Ferdinand Bol, c.1667. Original in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Monument to Turgut Reis, located in Istanbul. Photo uploaded to Wikimedia by user Alexxx1979.

Walker communicating with one of his ships during an attack on a U-boat, c.February, 1944. Photo in the collection of the Imperial War Museums.