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  • Study for 'A Dockyard Fire'

    Study for 'A Dockyard Fire'

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7242

    image: a fire has broken out on the quayside on the left of the image. Two firemen attempt to extinguish the blaze with a hose, which runs across the foreground. On the right three more firemen struggle to pull two boats away from the fire.

  • EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

    EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8016

    For the first time during his training at the Royal Navy Training Establishment for Merchant Seamen, William Charles Piper takes the wheel on his own. The Chief Petty Officer watches his progress. This photograph was almost certainly taken at HMS...

  • EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

    EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8029

    William Charles Piper and his ship mates pull hard on the oars during a rowing lesson as part of their training at the Royal Navy Training Establishment for Merchant Seamen. This photograph was almost certainly taken at HMS GORDON at Gravesend in Kent.

  • EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

    EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8009

    New arrivals to the Royal Navy Training Establishment line up for an inspection upon reporting for duty. The men are kitted up on their way to the school. This photograph was almost certainly taken at HMS GORDON at Gravesend in Kent.

  • EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

    EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8006

    A head and shoulders portrait of William Charles Piper in his postman's uniform, before his transferral to the Merchant Navy. Behind him, a wall-mounted post box can be seen.

  • Study for 'Timber'

    Study for 'Timber'

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7243

    image: barges loaded with timber are moored along a small dock running to a larger channel. Piles of wooden boxes are placed alongside them on the quay. A row of multicoloured buoys is set along an opposite quay and a large merchant ship lies at anchor...

  • EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

    EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8008

    A new contingent arrives at the Royal Navy Training Establishment for Merchant Seamen, carrying their kit bags with them. William Charles Piper can be seen in the centre of the photograph, directly under the 'V' on the wall. These new...

  • 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.

  • EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

    EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8042

    William Charles Piper, after three months at the Royal Navy Training Establishment for Merchant Seamen, (almost certainly HMS GORDON at Gravesend in Kent), is now fully trained and sets off, case in hand and kit bag over his shoulder, to meet his first...

  • EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

    EX-POSTMAN DELIVERS THE GUNS: MERCHANT NAVY TRAINING IN BRITAIN, 1942

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

    D 8035

    William Charles Piper climbs the rigging during his training at the Royal Navy Training Establishment for Merchant Seamen. This photograph was almost certainly taken at HMS GORDON at Gravesend in Kent.

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