Leading Photographer (A) Bernard Collier, R.N. Collection
(1922-2003)

Bernard Collier seen in uniform.



Class 133 HMS Royal Arthur, date unknown.



No information about this photo was available.



Supermarine Spitfire Mk Ia (X-4353) of 133 Squadron RAF seen in flight. This aircraft crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire on Mar. 16, 1942.



HM Ships seen at Gibraltar, date unknown.



HM Ships seen at Gibraltar, date unknown.



Bernard Collier (left) and an unidentified crewman.



June 9, 1944: Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten addressing the crew of HMS Illustrious.



August 1944: Air Repair Division, FAA seen on the flight deck of HMS Illustrious. Bernard Collier is seen second row, second from left.



Bernard Collier seen at Christmas 1945.



April 6, 1945: HMS Illustrious seen under Kamikaze attack.



April 6, 1945: HMS Illustrious seen under Kamikaze attack.



A Vought Corsair seen landing on HMS Illustrious, date unknown. Note the flairs being launched at the stern.



Borough of Brent Citizenship of the year award 1994.
All photos from the collection of Leading Photographer (A) Bernard Collier, R.N.
Courtesy of Richard Collier


MaritimeQuest thanks Richard Collier for scanning his father's collection and allowing it to be published on
the site.


Page published Jan. 9, 2018