INVERKEITHING with the three battleships HMS Rodney, Revenge and Nelson being scrapped 24 May 1949.
Inverkeithing municipality's foreshore possesses the ship-breaker's yard. The town was granted a Royal Charter by William I in 1165, making it one of the oldest Royal Burghs in Scotland. Inverkeithi
Picture is from Sea Breezes October 1927, The text says: HMS Rodney, the latest addition to Britain's battle fleet. She has recently completed extensive trials.
I took this text off a posting by Hawkeye: Launched Birkenhead 17.12.1925. She took part in the sinking of the Bismark, saw action in the D
Another photo from Father in Laws pile. Semi coloured in the way they were at Port Said so maybe thats where this was taken??
We know he went out to Kilindini Naval station. We know he was on HMS Rodney .... whether she took them to Kilindini is unknown.
This shot shows a whole load aboard her ...