Saturday, August 18, 2007

1920: The team of "HMS Benbow"

The Water Polo team of "H.M.S Benbow" in 1920.
The battleship HMS Benbow was completed in 1914. She joined the Grand Fleet serving with the 4th Battle squadron. During the battle of Jutland she suffered no damage. After the war she served from 1919 in the Mediterranean providing Gun fire support to the white Russians in the Black Sea until 1920. She remained in the Mediterranean until 1926 joining the Atlantic fleet for the next three years until 1929 when she was paid off and scrapped in March 1931.

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