silk ensign from HMS Warspite flown at jutland blackened by soot and cordite

at 720 × 516 in RN prepping for Jutland Redux | Leave a comment

Scorched by fire, blackened by soot and cordite, this is the battle ensign of the Royal Navy’s greatest ‘castle of steel’, last seen flying from HMS Warspite as she clashed with the Germans at Jutland.

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