The celebrations of George V’s anniversary

Naval veteran recorded Portsmouth’s changing landscape

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The royal yacht Victoria and Albert at the start of the jubilee fleet review at Spithead in July 1935.

It was held to mark George V’s 25 years on the throne.

The royal yacht Victoria and Albert at the start of the jubilee fleet review at Spithead in July 1935.

The royal yacht Victoria and Albert at the start of the jubilee fleet review at Spithead in July 1935.

Just a few hours after this picture was taken each ship in the fleet was lit up and a massive firework display illuminated the Solent.

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