Album of black and white photographs and press cutting, plus loos prints, relating to the service of Commander Brooke-Booth with HM Submarine E12 in the Mediterranean, Aegean and Adriatic, 1915-1917. Subjects covered include: submarines E11 and E12 at Great Yarmouth in October 1914; the E12 passing through the Bay of Biscay in early May 1915 under escort of the fleet messenger SARNIA; E12 in the Grand Harbour, Malta, including bathing party on deck, a portrait photograph of Lieutenant Tristram Fox and the troop transport EMPRESS OF BRITAIN loaded with soldiers enroute for Gallipoli; deck shots onboard E12 in the Mediterranean; portraits of Lieutenant Commanders K M Bruce and Horsley and Lieutenant C B Barry; Petty Officer Case (Coxswain) and Leading Torpedo Man Murphy; HMS EUROPA as viewed through the periscope of E12; transport and hospital ships off Cape Helles, Gallipoli; British destroyers patrolling off entrance to the Dardanelles; E12 with the light cruiser HMS LOWESTOFT; a steamer on fire after attack by E12 in the Sea of Marmara and members of the crew bathing in the Sea of Marmara; HMS ENDYMION and the crew of E12 at Salonika; HMA ADAMANT in Kephalo Bay and the motor launch PL178 blown ashore durin a gale; submarines E12 and E21 at Mitylene Island; various landscape and village scenes on Mitylene Island and football teams of the E12 vs RNAS; E12 at Barletta in Italy and at Sua Bay, Crete; the Crown Prince of Italy inspecting British and Italian submarines at Brindisi in February 1916; group photographs of officers and petty officers of the E12 and one of the 'Brake Party' following the E12s dive of 245 feet after being caught in anti-submarine nets.
The collection also includes a photograph of the crew of submarine E13, which was sunk by a German destroyer off Holland; a framed photograph of submarine K3 and a four-page section of The Daily Graphic of Saturday 26 February 1916, whihc includes four of Brook-Booth's photographs in a two-page spread of images covering various aspects of the war.
One blue cloth covered photograph album with the word 'ALBUM' in white, within a white border, on the front cover. Black and white photographic prints are glued to the album pages whihc also carry annotations handwritten in ink. A number of the pages are detached from the album. Also six loose prints with handwritten annotations on the reverse - all show signs of once being mounted in the album. Also one framed and glazed black and white photographic print on the reverse is a printed sticker from the framer: Paul Grund in Koln. Final there is a four-page section of The Daily Graphic from Saturday 26 February 1916.