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  • The Sick Bay of HMS Pursuer : December 1943

    The Sick Bay of HMS Pursuer : December 1943

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1943-12-01

    Art.IWM ART LD 5789

    image: a patient lies in the lower bunk in a sick bay on the aircraft carrier HMS Pursuer, reading with his back to the artist. Above him the upper bunk is partially put away, hanging at an angle from two chains on the wall. In the centre of the room a...

  • In The Wheel House Sourabaya

    In The Wheel House Sourabaya

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17164

    image: a sailor stands at the ship's helm, looking straight ahead.

  • New York Skyline Leaving New York

    New York Skyline Leaving New York

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17153

    image: a view of the New York skyline at the southern tip of Manhattan, depicted from the deck of a ship sailing away. In the foreground there are several Grant tanks on the deck of the ship with the Red Ensign flying above.

  • Airplane On Carrier Deck, Sourabaya

    Airplane On Carrier Deck, Sourabaya

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17155

    image: a plane stands on the deck of the ship with a red and a blue deck chair positioned in its shade. Above the deck there are several flags flying and a sailor is climbing the mast towards the crow's nest where a second sailor is already at work...

  • On The Bridge on Convoy, Southern Princess

    On The Bridge on Convoy, Southern Princess

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17163

    image: three sailors on the bridge of the Southern Princess. Two are facing left, gesturing towards another ship in the convoy sailing nearby. The third sailor is facing the other way, wearing an oilskin and leaning on the bridge telegraph, smoking a...

  • Anti-submarine Class : "HMS St Modwen". Petty officer instructor and four pupils

    Anti-submarine Class : "HMS St Modwen". Petty officer instructor and four pupils

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4152

    image: the class instructor stands behind his four pupils holding a piece of navigation equipment. Two of the pupils sit in front, while two stand to the side. All are wearing headphones and watching the radar screens.

  • In the Hangar on the Aircraft Carrier 'HMS Pursuer'

    In the Hangar on the Aircraft Carrier 'HMS Pursuer'

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 4767

    image: Interior of an aircraft carrier hangar with crew and aircraft, wings folded

  • Air Staff Office

    Air Staff Office

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3721

    image: Officers wearing flying gear gather around a desk in the Air Staff Office, which is covered in plans and maps. They look up as a sailor enters with a message in his hand.

  • The Fo'c'sle Head : "HMS Pursuer"

    The Fo'c'sle Head : "HMS Pursuer"

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 5791

    image: a view across the aircraft carrier's forecastle, looking towards the horizon, with the nose and propeller of a Wildcat plane visible above.

  • On Board an Escort Carrier : winter dusk in Belfast Harbour. Sunderland flying boats.

    On Board an Escort Carrier : winter dusk in Belfast Harbour. Sunderland flying boats.

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3792

    image: a view of Belfast harbour from the deck of a ship, looking across the water as three flying boats come in to land. In the background the cranes of the docks are silhouetted against the darkening sky.

  • 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.

  • The Meteorological Officer : "HMS Pursuer"

    The Meteorological Officer : "HMS Pursuer"

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 5790

    image: the Meterological Officer stands on the deck of the aircraft carrier with a rough sea behind him, measuring the wind speed while his assistant stands beside him making notes.

  • On Board an Escort Carrier : "HMS Pursuer" in Belfast Lough

    On Board an Escort Carrier : "HMS Pursuer" in Belfast Lough

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3790

    image: HMS Pursuer depicted head on, solitary in the water with four planes flying above.

  • Rum Issue

    Rum Issue

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 318

    image: a crowd of sailors line up to receive their serving of rum from a large barrel in the foreground.

  • Crew of a 6-inch Gun on Board an Armed Merchant Cruiser (HMS Ranpura)

    Crew of a 6-inch Gun on Board an Armed Merchant Cruiser (HMS Ranpura)

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2282

    image: a row of seven sailors sit on the deck of the ship wearing hats and overcoats. they sit leaning against the wall with their feet resting on shell cases.

  • On the Mess Deck : Two sailors off Watch

    On the Mess Deck : Two sailors off Watch

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 297

    image: two sailors sit in their hammocks chatting. They are suspended above another man who sits below them at a table, reading. Beneath this there is a second sketch on the page, depicting two hammocks above a group of three men sitting around a table.

  • Christmas Day in the Galley

    Christmas Day in the Galley

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John 1941

    Art.IWM ART LD 2281

    image: a cook stands at a galley bench holding a large knife and cutting some meat. In the foreground are several large metal trays holding enormous roast turkeys.

  • An Earnest Game of Cards

    An Earnest Game of Cards

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 299

    image: seven sailors sitting around a table on benches playing a game of cards, below deck onboard a ship. Another sailor is visible in the background on the right and there are a few cooking utensils hanging from the wall on the left.

  • Smoke on the Horizon, 1940. Bridge Activity at a Sighting; Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Laurentic, Northern Patrol 1940

    Smoke on the Horizon, 1940. Bridge Activity at a Sighting; Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Laurentic, Northern Patrol 1940

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 319

    image: seven sailors wearing oilskins gather with binoculars and telescopes on the deck of a ship. They are looking towards a plume of smoke rising on the horizon.

  • HMS Lulworth Oiling from the Tanker, San Tirsan

    HMS Lulworth Oiling from the Tanker, San Tirsan

    (art) Made by: Dalison, J S

    Art.IWM ART LD 3815

    image: A view looking down onto the wet deck at the bow of the ship. On the deck some sailors dressed in waterproof gear are adjusting a large pipe which runs off the side of the deck. Another ship sails up ahead and the silhouettes of two more ships...

  • 'The Admiralty Regrets...'

    'The Admiralty Regrets...'

    (art) Made by: Weston, Garth 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 1831

    image: A scene on the deck of a ship in the aftermath of enemy fire. The ship is damaged and has two sailors lying dead or wounded on the deck, with blood visible from their wounds. Another sailor is emerging from the door to the left and black smoke...

  • Engine-room of HMS St Modwen with the Chief Engineer : Lieutenant-Commander Alexander Gordon, RNR

    Engine-room of HMS St Modwen with the Chief Engineer : Lieutenant-Commander Alexander Gordon, RNR

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4150

    image: Lieutenant-Commander Alexander Gordon standing in the engine room of the ship. Pipes and parts of the engine are on the right and left of the image with a gangway in the centre, within which Gordon is standing, facing to the right.

  • H 34 : Interior of the conning tower

    H 34 : Interior of the conning tower

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4149

    image: a view inside a submarine, looking up the ladder in the conning tower towards the entrance hatch, where a submariner can be seen standing outside.

  • On Board an Escort Carrier : look out at dawn. "HMS Pursuer"

    On Board an Escort Carrier : look out at dawn. "HMS Pursuer"

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3793

    image: a sailor stands watch on board HMS Pursuer, looking out to sea in semi-darkness while a seagull flies above.

  • Campbeltown : the wreck of "HMS Breda"

    Campbeltown : the wreck of "HMS Breda"

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4158

    image: HMS Breda lies semi-submerged with a feint outline of Campbeltown and the coastline in the background.

  • A Cinema Show in the Hangar

    A Cinema Show in the Hangar

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3719

    image: a small audience stand silhouetted against the cinema screen on the far wall. On the left a figure is emerging from a lit trap door in the floor.

  • 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.

  • Taking Off

    Taking Off

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3726

    image: a view across the aircraft carrier's forecastle, looking towards the horizon, with a Wildcat plane just taking off above. On the horizon appears to be another aircraft carrier.

  • Frigates Escorting an Atlantic Convoy

    Frigates Escorting an Atlantic Convoy

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4855

    image: A frigate sailing on a rough sea, with a convoy of ships visible on the horizon.

  • A Convoy in the Pentland Firth : Duncansby Head, Stroma, and Hoy in the background

    A Convoy in the Pentland Firth : Duncansby Head, Stroma, and Hoy in the background

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay

    Art.IWM ART LD 3657

    image: View from a ship looking across a rough sea to other ships in the convoy and coastline.

  • Activities begin as soon as the mist blows out to Sea

    Activities begin as soon as the mist blows out to Sea

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2444

    image: In the foreground a Short Sunderland prepares for take-off on a calm sea. To the right there is a dense wall of pink-coloured mist, and further out to sea there are three large ships.

  • Bristol Channel

    Bristol Channel

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7251

    image: three naval officers stand smoking pipes at the stern of a ship. A Royal Navy ensign flies above them and a tug sails in the background.

  • Convoy : The rendezvous

    Convoy : The rendezvous

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3278

    image: a convoy of ships on the horizon with plumes of smoke rising into the sky.

  • Lieutenant-Commander R J Daintree, RN : Gunnery Lieutenant

    Lieutenant-Commander R J Daintree, RN : Gunnery Lieutenant

    (art) Made by: Worsley, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 220

    image: Lieutenant-Commander R J Daintree sits in an armchair with one leg over the right arm of the chair, his slipper just about to fall from his foot. He is laughing with two other men, one of whom is standing to his right and the other sitting in an...

  • The Devil's Choice - Pack Ice or U-boats

    The Devil's Choice - Pack Ice or U-boats

    (art) Made by: Dalison, J S

    Art.IWM ART LD 3816

    image: A fleet of ships surrounded by an icy sea.

  • Landing Craft on Ship On The Mississippi, At New Orleans

    Landing Craft on Ship On The Mississippi, At New Orleans

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17154

    image: a view from the deck of a ship, looking back towards a second ship sailing along the Mississippi. Clouds of smoke rise in the background. The scene is depicted above two landing craft, side-by-side on the deck, next to a gun emplacement.

  • Raising The Flag, Sourabaya

    Raising The Flag, Sourabaya

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17152

    image: two officers raise the flags on deck on the SS Sourabaya. Above them a anti-aircraft gunner sits next to his gun, watching the sky. The scene is depicted from a lifeboat in which the artist appears to be sitting. A second lifeboat is visible in...

  • HMS Philante in Charge of Escort Carriers off Ireland

    HMS Philante in Charge of Escort Carriers off Ireland

    (art) Made by: Pitchforth, Roland Vivian 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4881

    image: Looking out to sea from the upper deck of a ship. There is a motorboat cruising alongside, and three more ships out at sea beyond. Several figures stand on deck of the ship in the foreground, some wearing yellow oilskins, others blue overalls.

  • Signalling from the Bridge of a Merchant Ship

    Signalling from the Bridge of a Merchant Ship

    (art) Made by: Whalley, Peter

    Art.IWM ART LD 3013

    image: Two sailors on the sloping deck of a ship. One stands with his back to the artist, while the other leans out of a gun emplacement with a signal lamp, signaling to the ships on the horizon.

  • Bethlehem Yard, Brooklyn, New York

    Bethlehem Yard, Brooklyn, New York

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1942

    Art.IWM ART 17151

    image: a view of an armed merchantman in a dry dock from the quay side. Several men stand beneath the hull on the starboard side, scrubbing the rust on the side of the ship with long-handled brushes. In the foreground, next to the artist on the quay side...

  • Battle of the Atlantic, Plans Room

    Battle of the Atlantic, Plans Room

    (art) Made by: Plante, George

    Art.IWM ART 17157

    image: an officer stands over a navigator as he examines a chart laid out on a desk illuminated by a lamp with a green shade. A third man stands in the shadows behind them. Pinned on the wall in front of the desk are aircraft recognition charts and...

  • Aeroplane Drawings

    Aeroplane Drawings

    (art) Made by: Wilkinson, Norman

    Art.IWM ART LD 6027 3

    image: a Sunderland on a runway outside a hangar, viewed from behind. Two men can be seen standing on the left wing.

  • A Ministry of War Transport Crane unloading Armoured Cars and Lorries from American Ships, Cardiff

    A Ministry of War Transport Crane unloading Armoured Cars and Lorries from American Ships, Cardiff

    (art) Made by: Piper, John 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4544

    image: a dock scene. A floating crane lifts an armoured vehicle from the deck of a large cargo ship, which is flying the American flag. More ships and cranes, and some industrial chimneys are visible in the background.

  • A Merchant Ship Bridge with PAC Rockets for Protection against Low-level Attacks from the Air

    A Merchant Ship Bridge with PAC Rockets for Protection against Low-level Attacks from the Air

    (art) Made by: Whalley, Peter

    Art.IWM ART LD 3014

    image: the bridge of a merchant ship with one figure standing with his back to the artist, looking out towards some smaller ships at sea. In the foreground are two mounted PAC rockets.

  • Aeroplane Drawings

    Aeroplane Drawings

    (art) Made by: Wilkinson, Norman

    Art.IWM ART LD 6027 1

    image: a Sunderland in flight, viewed from the side.

  • Study for 'From the Wheelhouse'

    Study for 'From the Wheelhouse'

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART LD 7250

    image: A view looking down on the deck of a ship from the bridge. There are two other ships in the surrounding sea.

  • US Navy Courier

    US Navy Courier

    (art) Made by: Plante, George

    Art.IWM ART 17158

    image: a head and shoulder portrait of a US Navy courier wearing a white shirt.

  • Battle of the Atlantic, May 29th, 1941

    Battle of the Atlantic, May 29th, 1941

    (art) Made by: Plante, George 1941

    Art.IWM ART 17156

    image: a Radio Officer wearing headphones leans back in his chair with his feet against his desk, which is piled high with equipment. Hanging from a shelf above the desk is a calendar with the date 'May 29th, 1941'.

  • North Sea Coaster Galley

    North Sea Coaster Galley

    (art) Made by: Plante, George

    Art.IWM ART 17161

    image: a view of a ship's galley with a cook leaning against the door frame, looking out as a ship sails by, silhouetted on the horizon. On the right is a large stove with some pans and a kettle. An enamel jug swings from the shelf above.

  • Lieutenant Lamont, RNVR : Radar Officer, at the controls

    Lieutenant Lamont, RNVR : Radar Officer, at the controls

    (art) Made by: Bone, Stephen

    Art.IWM ART LD 3728

    image: a three-quarter length seated portrait of Lieutenant Lamont in profile, at work with radar equipment.

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