WRENS TRAIN FOR NEW JOB: TRAINING FOR SHIP MECHANICS OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943
IWM Non Commercial Licence
The media for this item are free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Video, sound and images can be embedded with the code we offer here, and images can also be downloaded.
By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © IWM (D 17079)
- Catalogue number
- Part of
- Subject period
- Alternative Names
- object category: Photography
Women of the WRNS stand on planks balanced on ladders to paint recognition letters and numbers onto the side of a landing craft as part of their training to become Ship Mechanics (LC), probably at the Slough Government Training Centre. The letters have been drawn to scale in chalk and are being filled in with a paintbrush. Once drafted, this work will be carried out using stencils, to save time. An instructor (in white coat), can be seen in the background, inspecting their work.