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  • Look-out

    Look-out

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian

    Art.IWM ART LD 5859

    image: on deck on a destroyer. A view of a bare-chested sailor in an anti-aircraft gun emplacement, looking out to sea with binoculars. An officer stands to his left looking over the side of the boat. There is a convoy of similar ships sailing up ahead.

  • 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.

  • Winter Mine-laying off Iceland

    Winter Mine-laying off Iceland

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1932

    image: Three sailors wearing oilskins are silhouetted against an open hatch in the ship's side as they manoeuvre a mine towards the rough water.

  • The Gun Sentry

    The Gun Sentry

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-05-29

    Art.IWM ART 1404

    image: a sailor stands beside a large gun at the stern end of a troop transport ship, looking out to sea with the ship's wake curving off into the distance. The gun deck consists of numerous planks of wood.

  • A Monitor's Turret

    A Monitor's Turret

    (art) Made by: Allfree, Geoffrey Stephen 1918

    Art.IWM ART 564

    image: A detailed side-on view of the two-gun turret of a Monitor, with part of the ship's superstructure visible behind the turrent to the left. A portion of the deck is visible, with a sailor standing on it in the right foreground. The silhouettes...

  • Sunbathing on the 4-inch Gun

    Sunbathing on the 4-inch Gun

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3270

    image: two men, one wearing swimming trunks, the other wearing trousers, lie sunbathing on a gun in a gun emplacement, surrounded by a turquoise sea.

  • Prisoners Loading Wood for Winter Fuel

    Prisoners Loading Wood for Winter Fuel

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5138

    image: a group of four prisoners-of-war loading logs onto a horse-drawn cart with two German guards with rifles chatting to each other on the right. A pile of logs sits in the foreground to the right. In the background to the left is a small wood where...

  • Oerlikon Anti-aircraft Gun-nests

    Oerlikon Anti-aircraft Gun-nests

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 3038

    image: view a ship overlooking two Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun nests. Two sailors are stationed at each emplacement and appear to be inspecting and cleaning the guns. The deck of the ship is visible below, with a lifeboat to the right.

  • In the Jungle - Working on a Cutting. Rock Clearing after Blasting

    In the Jungle - Working on a Cutting. Rock Clearing after Blasting

    (art) Made by: Searle, Ronald William Fordham 1943-06-01

    Art.IWM ART 15747 87

    image recto: A group of eight Prisoners of War. Their clothes are threadbare, and they carry baskets of rocks in a continuous chain towards the left of the picture, returning towards the right with empty baskets. They are watched over by two Japanese...

  • Sinking a Floating Mine with Rifle Fire

    Sinking a Floating Mine with Rifle Fire

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3276

    image: five sailors, including an officer face away from the viewer, holding rifles, leaning over the side of the ship. Two aim their guns at an orange mine floating in the sea.

  • Welsh Guardsmen from the Bridge, 19 May 1982

    Welsh Guardsmen from the Bridge, 19 May 1982

    (art) Made by: Kitson, Linda 1982

    Art.IWM ART 15530 17

    image: Looking down on Welsh Guards on the deck of the QE2.

  • German Star Shells : men at the guns off the German coast, 11th August 1918

    German Star Shells : men at the guns off the German coast, 11th August 1918

    (art) Made by: PEARS, CHARLES 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1356

    image: Sailors man two guns on the deck of a ship in the immediate right foreground, with another Royal Navy warship just visible in the background. The night scene is illuminated by a single German star shell in the sky.

  • Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    Observation Post with Gulls: 'Solomon' and 'Sheba'

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 1218

    image: an observation post on the coast dotted with inquisitive seagulls. A group of men, including NCOs of the Royal Artillery and a Royal Navy officer, man the outpost, leaning on sandbags. On the left, the land descends to reveal Dover promenade in...

  • War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: On Board a Battleship: A Gun Turret

    War Drawings By Muirhead Bone: On Board a Battleship: A Gun Turret

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead (Undefined) 1918

    Art.IWM REPRO 000684 47

    one of a portfolio of 60 prints

  • Ships at Anchorage

    Ships at Anchorage

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7255

    image: a view of the bow of a ship anchored next to a quayside covered in wire and large buoys. There are four sailors at work on the ship, one is adjusting the tarpaulin which is covering the gun on the deck of the ship.

  • Adjusting Torpedoes, HM Submarine

    Adjusting Torpedoes, HM Submarine

    (art) Made by: Dodd, Francis 1918

    Art.IWM ART 920

    image: four men are manhandling and working on a torpedo in a submarine interior, surrounded by equipment and fittings of various types.

  • Sea Transport: Norwegians Loading a Dangerous Cargo on D Day, 6th June 1944

    Sea Transport: Norwegians Loading a Dangerous Cargo on D Day, 6th June 1944

    (art) Made by: Howard-Jones, Ray 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4729

    image: three Norwegian troops carefully load dangerous cargo onto a small ship, with the mast immediately behind them. Another man carries a long pole across the gangway onto the ship. Another Norwegian soldier leans against a metal strut on the dockside.

  • PT Training round the QE2 Boat Deck

    PT Training round the QE2 Boat Deck

    (art) Made by: Kitson, Linda 1982

    Art.IWM ART 15530 21

    image: Soldiers, wearing uniform and carrying full kit, are undergoing physical training on the deck of the QE2. They are running down steps and then along the deck, passing under the lifeboats.

  • The Submarine Picket

    The Submarine Picket

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-05-27

    Art.IWM ART 2951

    image: a few British infantrymen, wearing lifejackets, sit in narrow boats attached to the side of a transport ship looking out to sea for submarine activity. They have rifles at the ready for sightings. In the distance a Royal Navy destroyer is steaming...

  • A Naval Cave of Aladdin : Mines stored at Grangemouth

    A Naval Cave of Aladdin : Mines stored at Grangemouth

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2406

    image: an interior view of a naval mine store at Grangemouth. Mines are carefully stacked in the left and right foreground, and across the background, within a wooden-ceilinged storage building.

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