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  • THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    Q 18359

    Construction workers punching a hole in the thick plate of a Standard ship.

  • Admiral Sir R H Peirse, KCB, KBE, MVO : 1920

    Admiral Sir R H Peirse, KCB, KBE, MVO : 1920

    (art) Made by: Whiting, Frederic 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3056

    image: A half length portrait of Peirse, seated and wearing full uniform, with his cap resting on his thigh.

  • A Destroyer's Mess Deck at Night

    A Destroyer's Mess Deck at Night

    (art) Made by: Brownfoot, Maurice A

    Art.IWM ART LD 3056

    image: A view of a mess deck from beneath some hammocks, illuminated by an electric light on the ceiling. Rope ladders hang down from above. Two sailors are partially visible on the right side of the drawing.

  • Admiral Sir James Startin, KCB, AM, RNR

    Admiral Sir James Startin, KCB, AM, RNR

    (art) Made by: Lavery, John 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1260

    image: A half length portrait of Admiral Sir James Startin in uniform.

  • Captain R St V Sherbrooke, VC, DSO, RN

    Captain R St V Sherbrooke, VC, DSO, RN

    (art) Made by: Napper, John Pelham

    Art.IWM ART LD 5045

    image: Head portrait of Captain R St V Sherbrooke, VC, DSO, RN.

  • Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    Motor Gun-boats in a Night Action

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 3831

    image: a night scene at sea: two motor gun boats fire towards a third boat in the distance. The swell from the MGBs fills the foreground while the shots create an arch of light in the darkness.

  • Ratings Cleaning a 12 Pounder H.A.L.A Gun

    Ratings Cleaning a 12 Pounder H.A.L.A Gun

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3037

    image: three male ratings at work cleaning and 12-pounder H.A.L.A gun. In the foreground, one man wearing overalls with his back to the viewer stands on the gun mounting behind the gun shield, cleaning the top of the barrel. Two other ratings stand...

  • War Weapon Week

    War Weapon Week

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1918-03

    Art.IWM PST 10123

    whole: the main title is placed at the top in red, with the image central, in black, and the subtitle and text below in banner form. All set against a bright yellow background and held within a white frame. image: a silhouette image of a battleship,...

  • You Buy War Bonds - We Do The Rest

    You Buy War Bonds - We Do The Rest

    (posters) Made by: Thomas, Bert (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 6067

    whole: the title is in black and arranged within orange blocks across the top and bottom. The image is positioned at the centre. All are set against a black background within a light blue border. image: the simplified features of a British sailor and a...

  • Sleeping Quarters, 1943

    Sleeping Quarters, 1943

    (art) Made by: Ward, Frank C 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6592

    image: a view below deck onboard a ship along a long corridor lined with wooden bunks. In the foreground a man in uniform sits on a pile of kit bags in the lower right corner. Further back there are some other soldiers standing in groups or sitting on...

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