Skies lit up by searchlights for the Coronation Review

Searchlights criss-cross the sky at the 1937 Coronation Review at Spithead

Searchlights criss-cross the sky at the 1937 Coronation Review at Spithead

The Princess Anne was the fourth SRN4 built at BHC Cowes. The other five  were: The Princess Margaret, Swift, Sure, The Sir Christopher and The Prince of Wales.

Hovercraft that crossed Channel in 40 minutes with 400 passengers

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Searchlights criss-cross the night sky as the 1937 Coronation Review ships switch on their illuminations.

This picture was turned into an extremely popular postcard by the Portsmouth firm Mills and Co.

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