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The Destruction of HMS Natal, 30 December 1915

Posted by Matt Willis, on December 1st, 2015

This pair of watercolours, probably painted in 1916, depict the loss of HMS Natal, a Warrior-class armoured cruiser then serving with the 2nd Cruiser Squadron of the Grand Fleet. The Natal suffered a catastrophic magazine explosion on 30 December while at her mooring in the Cromarty Firth. She sank in minutes. Natal 1 ◄ Back... Become A Member

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