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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Magee, Joseph Haywood (Photographer) 1943-07

    TR 1509

    View of a convoy in calm seas, seen from the bridge of an Royal Navy escort vessel believed to be anti-aircraft light cruiser HMS SCYLLA, a it passes the Iberian coast, July 1943. SCYLLA was part of the escort group for UK-Freetown convoys.

  • THEY LEARN TO BE SAILORS: SEA CADET TRAINING ON THE TRAINING SHIP HMS UNDINE, BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    THEY LEARN TO BE SAILORS: SEA CADET TRAINING ON THE TRAINING SHIP HMS UNDINE, BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE, ENGLAND, UK, 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 16444

    Boys of the Sea Cadet Corps learn about rigging with the aid of a model yacht at HMS UNDINE.

  • WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WRENS WITH THE FLEET MAIL, ENGLAND, UK, NOVEMBER 1944

    WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE: WRENS WITH THE FLEET MAIL, ENGLAND, UK, NOVEMBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 22596

    A Royal Marine stretches across from his landing craft to collect a sack of letters from a Wren of the Fleet Mail. The Wren is standing on the Mail Boat, which has come alongside the landing craft.

  • CARDIFF'S MERCHANT NAVY CLUB: REST AND RELAXATION IN CARDIFF, GLAMORGANSHIRE, WALES, UK, c MAY 1944

    CARDIFF'S MERCHANT NAVY CLUB: REST AND RELAXATION IN CARDIFF, GLAMORGANSHIRE, WALES, UK, c MAY 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 20511

    In the lounge bar of the Merchant Navy club in Cardiff, officers and men chat over a pint or two of beer.

  • WRNS BOARDING OFFICERS WITH THE NAVAL CONTROL SERVICE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, UK, 1944

    WRNS BOARDING OFFICERS WITH THE NAVAL CONTROL SERVICE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 19099

    A Wren Signal Distribution Office messenger chalks information about the ships expected in the next convoy onto a blackboard in the SDO of the Naval Control Service. Ships listed include: EMPIRE BEE, MERIDIAN and FONTANELLE.

  • THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    THE WAR IN THE FAR EAST: THE BURMA CAMPAIGN 1941-1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE, CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND AMERICAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 9 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    SE 8372

    A bulldozer being unloaded down the landing ramp of LCT 1144 at Rangoon, Burma.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1940

    A 1721

    Polish President-in-Exile Władysław Raczkiewicz addressing men of the Polish Navy submarine ORP Wilk (Wolf) after inspection of the ship, probably at Rosyth, 1940. Lieutenant Commander Bogusław Krawczyk, the CO of the ship, is standing closest to the...

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1940

    A 626

    Polish President-in-Exile Władysław Raczkiewicz being greeted by Admiral Victor Crutchley VC at the Royal Naval Barracks in Devonport, 1940. Admiral Jerzy Świrski, the C-in-C of the Polish Navy, can be seen between two officials.

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1944-03-31

    A 22604

    Two Polish Navy submarines, ORP Dzik (Wild Boar) and the famous ORP Sokół (Falcon), have returned to Plymouth after successful patrols in the Mediterranean, 31 March 1944. ORP Dzik has just finished her first commission. For a year she has worked the...

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tomlin, H W (Lt) 1942-02-28

    A 7692

    Changing the 16 inch guns on HMS RODNEY at Cammel Laird shipyard, Birkenhead. Lowering a gun into position in "A" turret.

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