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"Submarine conning tower" by Gilbert Rumbold, Possibly 1942. Charcoal & gouache on board.

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Submarine conning tower

"Submarine conning tower" by Gilbert Rumbold, Possibly 1942

Catalogue ref: INF 3/1514Links to the Catalogue


An illustration of a submarine conning tower and gun, with the submarine Captain and British sailors in action, as the enemy ship sinks in flames. See PRO INF 13/123/7 for the finished image in the series: ‘The Attack Begins in the Factory: Allied Submarines'. The image was also used in the ‘Back Them Up' series, with added text: ‘In the Mediterranean British submarines have caused great havoc to Axis shipping'.