Albert Edward Scott at 18
Special Services Squadron World Cruise 1923-1924 Photo Gallery
These photographs are from the album of 18-year-old sailor, Albert Edward Scott, who sailed on HMS Repulse as part of the Royal Navy's Special Services Squadron in 1923-1924. Seven ships, including HMS Hood, four light cruisers and an Australian light cruiser, visited over 40 ports of call in countries of the British Empire which fought with Britain in the first World War.
The pictures are used with kind permission of his grandson, Stephen Locks.
More photos and information can be found at his website
Special Services Squadron World Cruise 1923-1924.
Photo album cover
Special Service Squadron turning to enter Victoria Harbour, B.C.
HMS Hood and HMS Repulse at Government Docks, Victoria, B.C.
HMS Dragon coming alongside Esquimalt
A view of the light cruisers in Esquimalt Harbour
HMS Delhi and HMS Dauntless leaving Esquimalt Harbour
In 1924, Esquimalt's new dry dock was still under construction
Go to Stephen Locks' Special Services Squadron World Cruise 1923-1924 page.