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  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 22746

    Female welders and "burners" leaving for their break. These women are helping build Britain's prefabricated ships at the shipyard of Henry Scarr Ltd at Hessle near Hull.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1942-10-06

    A 12140

    Shipbuilding: A young Clydesider, working on the frame of a merchant ship, signals 'Enough' to the craneman who is lowering plates into position, 6 October 1942.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    A 5307

    Shipbuilding: A view in the engine shop at Doxford's shipyard, showing the diesel engine of a merchant ship undergoing tests.

  • NEW SLOOP FOR THE ROYAL INDIAN NAVY LAUNCHED AT YARROWS YARD, ON CLYDEBANK, 22 APRIL 1943, WITH THE CEREMONY PERFORMED BY MRS GODFREY, WIFE OF VICE ADMIRAL V H GODFREY, CB.

    NEW SLOOP FOR THE ROYAL INDIAN NAVY LAUNCHED AT YARROWS YARD, ON CLYDEBANK, 22 APRIL 1943, WITH THE CEREMONY PERFORMED BY MRS GODFREY, WIFE OF VICE ADMIRAL V H GODFREY, CB.

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

    A 16057

    The bottle breaking against the bows of the ship as Mrs Godfrey launches the sloop.

  • THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL NAVY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 13276

    Shipbuilding: Felling a 150 year old oak tree to use in the construction of minesweepers at a shipyard on the east coast of England.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    A 13287

    Shipbuilding: The construction of a wooden minesweeping trawler in an east coast shipyard. The frames and keel are in place, and men are shown working the 'skeleton' of the ship.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    A 10370

    Shipbuilding: The foreman painter, Mr W Christie, part of the team involved in the production of the King George V class battleship HMS HOWE at Glasgow.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    A 23966

    The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS): A WRNS steward, Wren K R N Morton, whose domestic duties at an Allied Combined Naval Headquarters included the making of beds and the cleaning of a large number of pairs of officers' shoes.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939 - 1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939 - 1945

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

    A 22762

    Shipbuilding: A woman welder building a prefabricated ship at the Henry Scarr shipyard at Hessle near Hull.

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    TR 1274

    Women's Royal Naval Service: Armourers of the WomenÂ’s Royal Naval Service re-arm a Hawker Hurricane aircraft at the Fleet Air Arm airfield at Yeovilton, Somerset.

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