Ross & Cromarty War Memorials

Poolewe - photographs

This is a very historic picture as it shows an actual, real convoy - code PQ17 - see 'More Info' for explanation.

Photograph 1 - A remarkable photo of PQ17. There were 35 ships in this convoy, 23 were lost.

Photograph 2 - A convoy action photo. 30 U-boats and fleets of aircraft attacked them.

Photograph 3 - HMS Sheffield and frost. Sadly, this ship was destroyed by an Exocet missile in the Falklands War.

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