1926 Nelson's ship, HMS Victory, in dry dock but still flying the ensign.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

18 amazing Royal Navy photos from Portsmouth's past

Take a browse through some great Royal Navy photos from the past.

Some of these photos have never been printed or shown by The News before.

Aerial view on the HMY Britannia sailing to Portsmouth Harbour, UK, 30th May 1965. (Photo by Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Aerial view on the HMY Britannia sailing to Portsmouth Harbour, UK, 30th May 1965. (Photo by Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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5th September 1931. Sailors on board the naval vessel HMS Vernon attend a class on the use of depth charges during a stay at Portsmouth.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
5th September 1931. Sailors on board the naval vessel HMS Vernon attend a class on the use of depth charges during a stay at Portsmouth. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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Officers and crew line the flight deck of the Royal Navy Implacable-class aircraft carrier HMS Indefatigable after returning to her home port of Portsmouth following her service in the Far East on 16 March 1946 at Portsmouth, United Kingdom.   (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images).
Officers and crew line the flight deck of the Royal Navy Implacable-class aircraft carrier HMS Indefatigable after returning to her home port of Portsmouth following her service in the Far East on 16 March 1946 at Portsmouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images).
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Circa 1860  Horatio Nelson's flagship HMS Victory in dock in London.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Circa 1860 Horatio Nelson's flagship HMS Victory in dock in London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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