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  • 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...

  • Handing Over a Convoy from American to British Escorts, 1941

    Handing Over a Convoy from American to British Escorts, 1941

    (art) Made by: PEARS, CHARLES 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1487

    image: a seascape depicting merchant and military shipping set against a cloudy blue sky with aircraft flying above. Two of the ships in the centre foreground are painted in dazzle camouflage schemes.

  • The Crew Re-boarding the Tanker 'San Demetrio': 7th November 1940

    The Crew Re-boarding the Tanker 'San Demetrio': 7th November 1940

    (art) Made by: Wilkinson, Norman 1940-11-07

    Art.IWM ART LD 6006

    image: A large ship tilting severely to the starboard side. Flames can be seen burning on the centre deck, trailing a thick cloud of smoke behind. A small lifeboat filled with figures is seen approaching the bow.

  • Shelling of a British Convoy by the Germans from the French Coast, 1940

    Shelling of a British Convoy by the Germans from the French Coast, 1940

    (art) Made by: PEARS, CHARLES 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 761

    image: several large explosions in the sea as a naval convoy is shelled, viewed from a quay side which can be seen stretching along the left edge of the painting. The coastline curves around in the background.

  • 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.

  • Freights to Pay the Debts of War

    Freights to Pay the Debts of War

    (art) Made by: Burgess, Arthur J W

    Art.IWM ART LD 6004

    image: A large Merchant ship at sea near the coastline, with two tugboats nearby, one near the bow and one near the stern. Sailing boats are visible in the background to the right.

  • A U-boat Surrenders to a Hudson Aircraft

    A U-boat Surrenders to a Hudson Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Cundall, Charles Ernest 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1561

    image: Two Hudson aircraft circling a surfaced U-boat with it's crew standing in the conning tower

  • U-boat Prisoners landing from HMS Starling, 24th February 1944

    U-boat Prisoners landing from HMS Starling, 24th February 1944

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944-02-24

    Art.IWM ART LD 3877

    image: A group of German naval POW's being escorted from HMS Starling and watched by a large group of sailors

  • HMS Belfast on Northern Patrol captures the German blockade runner 'Cap Norte' 13,615 tons 9th October 1939

    HMS Belfast on Northern Patrol captures the German blockade runner 'Cap Norte' 13,615 tons 9th October 1939

    (art) Made by: Wyllie, Harold 1968

    Art.IWM ART 16801

    image: On the left there is a wooden-masted ship, the Ancona, flying the Swedish flag. She sails on a choppy sea, her bow facing out towards the viewer. A rope ladder hangs down from the deck to meet the boarding party approaching on her port side. HMS...

  • In the Tailor's Shop

    In the Tailor's Shop

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1693

    image: a sailor, in profile, sits at a table sewing a piece of textile with a sewing machine. Another sailor stands to his left watching him work. On the table in the foreground are various objects of sewing kit.

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