20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 201940mm twin Bofors anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019A list of action which Blyskawica participated, on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Battle flag of the destroyer ORP Piorun (Thunderer), famous for engaging the battleship Bismarck, on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 201940mm twin Bofors anti-aircraft gun mount, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019A list of action which Blyskawica participated, on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Battle flag of the destroyer ORP Piorun (Thunderer), famous for engaging the battleship Bismarck, on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
Loader for main batteries, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Main electromechanical control station below decks, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019One of the boilers belowdecks, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Original chamber of the main battery, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
Loader for main batteries, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Main electromechanical control station below decks, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019One of the boilers belowdecks, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Original chamber of the main battery, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
Pistolet wz. 35 Vis semi-automatic pistol on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Plaque from the City Council of Cowes, England, United Kingdom, commemorating the defense of the city in 1942, on display aboard ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Polish sailor aboard ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Ship
Pistolet wz. 35 Vis semi-automatic pistol on display at ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Plaque from the City Council of Cowes, England, United Kingdom, commemorating the defense of the city in 1942, on display aboard ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Polish sailor aboard ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Ship's bell and name plate of ORP Burza (Storm), on display aboard ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
Side mounted depth charge launcher, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019; it was refitted during the Soviet era, but the King George VI initials from 1942 remainedSoviet-era torpedo tube on the port side of ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Starboard view of ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Stern of ORP Blyskawica, showing main batteries, mines, and depth charge rack, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019, photo 1 of 2
Side mounted depth charge launcher, ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019; it was refitted during the Soviet era, but the King George VI initials from 1942 remainedSoviet-era torpedo tube on the port side of ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Starboard view of ORP Blyskawica, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019Stern of ORP Blyskawica, showing main batteries, mines, and depth charge rack, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019, photo 1 of 2
Stern of ORP Blyskawica, showing main batteries, mines, and depth charge rack, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019, photo 2 of 2Superstructure of ORP Blyskawica, showing the emblem of the Virtuti Military medal for valor, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019
Stern of ORP Blyskawica, showing main batteries, mines, and depth charge rack, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019, photo 2 of 2Superstructure of ORP Blyskawica, showing the emblem of the Virtuti Military medal for valor, Gdynia, Poland, 15 Jun 2019


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