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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 13983

    Ratings from other ships cheering the destroyer HMS HESPERUS as she enters harbour in Liverpool with damaged bows after ramming a German U-boat. HMS HESPERUS, together with HMS VANESSA, were escorting a convoy bound for Britain when the U boat was...

  • BATTLE CREST CARRIED BY HMS PICTOU. 15 APRIL 1942, ON BOARD THE CANADIAN CORVETTE, HMS PICTOU, LIVERPOOL.

    BATTLE CREST CARRIED BY HMS PICTOU. 15 APRIL 1942, ON BOARD THE CANADIAN CORVETTE, HMS PICTOU, LIVERPOOL.

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

    A 8327

    The Petty Officer who painted the crest to commemorate the destruction of a German U-boat, puts on the finishing touches.

  • GUNNERY SCHOOL FOR INTER-ALLIED MERCHANT SEAMEN. 1 AND 2 APRIL 1942, LIVERPOOL.

    GUNNERY SCHOOL FOR INTER-ALLIED MERCHANT SEAMEN. 1 AND 2 APRIL 1942, LIVERPOOL.

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

    A 8189

    A West Indian Merchant Seaman firing a Lewis Gun.

  • 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 10233

    Vice-Admiral Whitworth, the Second Sea Lord, coming ashore after inspecting HMS VANESSA at the port of Liverpool. A sentry is presenting arms with a fixed bayonet by the end of the gang plank.

  • 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 6356

    Painting the ship's funnel is one of the jobs to be done by a working party while the ship, a corvette, is in harbour at Liverpool.

  • 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 13979

    Prisoners from a rammed and sunk U-boat are disembarking from HMS HESPERUS at Liverpool.

  • 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 6099

    Members of the crew of HMS RAMILLIES at Liverpool can be seen well laden but happy in the knowledge that it is all for their own comfort. X and Y 15 inch turrets can be seen behind the men.

  • THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    A 15161

    Section of a pom-pom gun being reassembled by two qualified Ordnance Wrens at Liverpool.

  • 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 9891

    Women's Royal Naval Service: With several Wrens stood around it, the "Table" laid out on the floor for a class at the Western Approaches Tactical School, Derby House, Liverpool. Here naval officers are taught the strategy of anti-U-Boat...

  • 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 11065

    Close up view of depth charge recording apparatus erected for training purposes in No. 26 Shed, Gladstone Dock, Liverpool. This equipment was fitted on board destroyers, corvettes or sloops.

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