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"Crew of a merchant ship" Artist unknown, 1942. Gouache & ink on board.

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Crew of a merchant ship

"Crew of a merchant ship" Artist unknown, 1942

Catalogue ref: INF 3/875Links to the Catalogue


Series of nine realistic drawings, illustrating the crew of a merchant ship fire-fighting as the result of aerial bombardment, then hitting a mine. The crew abandon ship, then re-board to save the ship, and are towed into harbour, where the precious cargo of tanks is unloaded.