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  • boat, Jolly Boat from SS Anglo-Saxon

    boat, Jolly Boat from SS Anglo-Saxon

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    MAR 574

    A small wooden, clinker-built boat from the SS Anglo Saxon, used for light tasks and as a lifeboat. Complete with wooden mast.

  • DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR WITH THE SURVIVORS OF THE SINKING OF THE SS ANGLO-SAXON.

    DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR WITH THE SURVIVORS OF THE SINKING OF THE SS ANGLO-SAXON.

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 91128

    The Duke and Duchess of Windsor meet (l to r) Roy Widdicombe and Robert Tapscott at a hospital in Nassau. These two men were the only survivors of seven crewmen who escaped the sinking of the SS Anglo Saxon by the German Hilfskreuzer (commerce raider)...

  • Nameplate from jolly boat of SS Anglo-Saxon

    Nameplate from jolly boat of SS Anglo-Saxon

    (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    MAR 611

    This name plate was acquired by the late Mr Lloyd Payne Jr. of Harlingen, Texas, in 1940 while working for Austin T. Levy, who transported the jolly boat from Eleuthera to Nassau. It was subsequently located by Mr Revell Carr, former Director of Mystic...

  • Mast for boat, Jolly Boat from SS Anglo-Saxon

    Mast for boat, Jolly Boat from SS Anglo-Saxon

    part of "boat, Jolly Boat from SS Anglo-Saxon" (Vehicles, aircraft and ships)

    MAR 574.2

    Wooden mast from a 'jolly boat' from the SS Anglo Saxon.

  • Atlantic Star (1939-1945)

    Atlantic Star (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 6678

    bronze star with ‘GRJ/ VI’ engraved in the centre and ‘The Atlantic Star’ engraved around. There is a crown at the top. It hangs from a bronze loop which is attached to a blue, white and green vertical striped ribbon.

  • War Medal (1939-1945)

    War Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards)

    OMD 6681

    silver circle star with ‘Georgius vid: G Bro. Omn: Rex et Indiae Imp:’ engraved in around the bust of King George on the front. The back has an engraving of a lion attacking a griffin and the dates ‘1939-1945’. It hangs from a silver bar which is...

  • 1939-1945 Star

    1939-1945 Star

    (Decorations and awards)

    OMD 6973

    The medal ribbon is not physically attached to the medal.

  • JOLLY BOAT

    JOLLY BOAT

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE MUSEUM EVENTS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Imperial War Museum official photographer

    IWM-2003-26-10

    Close up showing notches carved in the SS ANGLO SAXON's jolly boat on display at the Imperial War Museum, London in 2003. Two crewmen of SS ANGLO SAXON survived at sea for seventy days, after their ship, which was carrying a cargo of coal to...

  • HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE MUSEUM EVENTS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Imperial War Museum official photographer

    IWM-2003-26-1

    The SS ANGLO SAXON's jolly boat on display at the Imperial War Museum, London in 2003. Two crewmen of SS ANGLO SAXON survived at sea for seventy days, after their ship, which was carrying a cargo of coal to Argentina, was sunk in the Atlantic by...