battleship HMS Duke of York in heavy seas on a convoy escort operation to Russia, March 1942. [1310 × 1600]

Battleship HMS Duke of York in heavy seas on a convoy escort operation to Russia, March 1942. In all, she would provide cover for 16 convoys from March 1942 to December 1943, with breaks to cover landings in North Africa and Sicily and escort the Italian fleet to captivity.

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