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  • LIFE ON BOARD THE BRITISH BATTLESHIP HMS RODNEY IN 1940

    LIFE ON BOARD THE BRITISH BATTLESHIP HMS RODNEY IN 1940

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Coote R G G (Lt)

    A 167

    Inside the sailor's hammock: a cushion, a blanket, and a piece of wood to keep it open at the top.

  • 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 191

    Sailors washing down the decks next to the superstructure of the battleship HMS RODNEY.

  • 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 195

    Sailors drag a rope attached to the main derrick in order to bring in a picket boat on board HMS RODNEY.

  • 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 198

    Provisioning a NELSON class battleship, probably HMS RODNEY, with supplies for three months. Royal Marines inspect the stores as they are brought aboard. The barrels contain crockery. The bridge of the supply ship can be seen in the background. The...

  • 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 103

    Sailors can be seen crowded round the wooden and brass barrel awaiting the daily issue of rum during the 'up spirits' ceremony. A Royal marine and Petty Officer of the day stands observing the process. Note the crane in the background.

  • 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 2123

    Inside the gunhouse of one of the three Mark I triple mountings of HMS RODNEY showing the three 16 inch Mark I guns. In the foreground the gun lock is being shifted. In the centre the gun is being loaded and the gun on the left is ready to fire. Three...

  • 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 125

    Sailors on hands and knees scrubbing the deck on board HMS RODNEY.

  • 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 189

    Men at work in the Captain's Office on board HMS RODNEY. In this little room they deal with Admiralty Fleet orders, leave, defaulters, appointments and all general secretarial work.

  • 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 149

    On board HMS RODNEY the Navigating Officer at work with the Battenberg (instrument on his left) which helps him to get in the right position when altering course in relation to another ship.

  • 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 199

    Provisioning a NELSON class battleship, probably HMS RODNEY, with supplies for three months. The ship's crew receive a consignment from the supply ship alongside while others prepare to stow supplies already loaded. The battleship carried a crew...

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