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  • Ocean Transport : The Gateway to Battle

    Ocean Transport : The Gateway to Battle

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4190

    image: A merchant convoy, made up of a number of ships of varying sizes, is leaving a harbour. The outer quayside is visible to the right with a white lighthouse in the background.

  • A Convoy Passing the Lizard, Cornwall

    A Convoy Passing the Lizard, Cornwall

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2416

    image: A convoy of assorted merchant shipping sails past the lighthouse and buildings of Lizard Point, with the latter in the immediate foreground. There are barrage balloons above and the sky is dark grey, partly a result of cloud and partly due to...

  • The Quick Turn-round

    The Quick Turn-round

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3827

    image: An armed American merchant ship is moored at a dockside, its stern closest to the viewer. There are cranes on the dockside to the upper left and and a steam engine used for transporting supplies is visible in the lower left corner. A tug and...

  • The Battle of the Atlantic : a cargo ship completes another crossing

    The Battle of the Atlantic : a cargo ship completes another crossing

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 4191

    image: A dockside scene with a merchant ship having just arrived at the dock. The ship is being tied to the dock by a group of dock workers on the left. There are two tugs in front of the ship's bow with one to the stern and a small boat in the...

  • War Transport : a dockside unloading shed - tobacco, ammunition, machinery

    War Transport : a dockside unloading shed - tobacco, ammunition, machinery

    (art) Made by: Platt, John Edgar 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3777

    image: The interior of a busy dockside unloading shed. Inside are two lorries with large wooden barrels on the back, a horse drawn cart in the left foreground and a number of dock workers. Two ships are visible to the right.