HMS Cossack c.1940

HMS Cossack c.1940

HMS Cossack c.1940

Here we see the second Tribal Class destroyer HMS Cossack, c. 1940. The Cossack became famous for venturing into Norwegian waters to rescue Allied prisoners being held on the German supply ship Altmark.

This picture comes from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, and is in the public domain.