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  • Tapping

    Tapping

    (art) Made by: Gabain, Ethel Leontine (Undefined)

    Art.IWM ART LD 5569

    image: A side-on view of a female munitions worker sitting at a machine making 2-pounder pom-pom gun shell cases. In the bottom right is a depiction of a pom-pom gun mounted onboard a ship manned by three sailors, who are looking skywards.

  • HMS Wildgoose and HMS Starling

    HMS Wildgoose and HMS Starling

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 3878

    image: two sloops moored side by side. A lone figure stands on the deck of the ship on the left, while a small group of officers gather on the quay side.

  • A V2 Rocket Leaving Walcheren

    A V2 Rocket Leaving Walcheren

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944-11-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 4691

    image: a seascape showing HMS Warspite off a flat coastline with a light house. Smoke is rising from several points up into the dark sky where there is a V2 rocket creating a white smoke trail.

  • HMS Sea Lion

    HMS Sea Lion

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4153

    image: a view along the deck, looking up towards the manned conning tower of HMS Sealion.

  • Mine-laying : last of the lay

    Mine-laying : last of the lay

    (art) Made by: Bone, Muirhead

    Art.IWM ART LD 755

    image: sailors guide large spherical mines along a metal runway towards an open hatch that looks out to sea. A Royal Navy officer stands on the right, supervising.

  • Armourers in the Hangar

    Armourers in the Hangar

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3718

    image: a scene inside a hangar on an aircraft carrier. The armourers unpack and lay out belts of bullets on the floor and around their shoulders, surrounded by Wildcat planes with folded wings.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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