In Focus: Interwar

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Gloster Napier IV biplane (FAAM)
Gloster Napier IV biplane (FAAM)

Welcome to the 'Conflict and Change' In Focus Section for the Interwar period.

Here you can discover the major changes to the Royal Navy between the World Wars.

Select the links to learn more about each branch of the Royal Navy.

Learn about

  • How the Royal Navy reacted to the cuts of the Washington Treaty.
  • The cuts and advances in the submarine service after World War One.
  • How the Royal Marines amalgamated and honed their amphibious skills to survive disbandment.
  • How the capabilities of air warfare prompted the rise of the aircraft carrier.