Showing posts tagged Royal Navy

" Sailor William J. Baldwin, RN "  …  1940’s, UK

And here, as a civilian, many years later:

" Shoot The Sun "  …  Shipboard instruction on using the Sextant [Circa 1890 - 1900] 

(Source: godfreydykes.info)

" Christmas at Sea — 1912 "  …   British sailors celebrating Christmas Day onboard the festively decorated HMS Mermaid.

(Source: theguardian.com)

" Sailors of the Burma RNVR — 1945 "  …. Collection of Imperial War Museum, London

(Source: iwm.org.uk)

belfasting:

HMS Victory, Portsmouth

(Reblogged from shipsshipships)

" Uniforms of the Royal Navy "   …..  Circa 1850

(Source: ageofsail.devhub.com)

" Royal Navy Sailor — 1980 "

(Source: media.photobucket.com)

" Lesson In Boat Sailing "  …..  Postcard [?] ….  Royal Navy Cadets with Sailing Instructor

(Source: pondyachtantiques.co.uk)

adventures-of-the-blackgang:

found photo: sent home to England, probably 1942-3

On the back, in pencil, it says “To the best Mother in the world xxxx” and then adds, somewhat superfluously, “that’s me on the left”

(Reblogged from adventures-of-the-blackgang)

" Crossing-the-Line Certificate "  …  HMS Chichester [1959]

adventures-of-the-blackgang:

The French ship Mont-Blanc (1791) off Marseille, with two merchantmen in the backgroud

by Ange-Joseph-Antoine Roux (1765–1835)

One of the ships of Rear-Admiral Pierre Dumanoir le Pelley at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805. She was taken and commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS Mont Blanc. Used as a gunpowder hulk from 1811, and sold in 1819.

(Reblogged from adventures-of-the-blackgang)
" Royal Navy Sailors Man-the-Yards — 1887 "

" Royal Navy Sailors Man-the-Yards — 1887 "

" Royal Navy Sailor on a Tricycle— 1891 "  …  Print

" Royal Navy Sailor on a Tricycle— 1891 "  …  Print

" Issuing Rum to Royal Navy Sailors — 1933 "

" Issuing Rum to Royal Navy Sailors — 1933 "

joshuafountain:

Sailors, HMS Australia

(Reblogged from joshuafountain)