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Sailor Collection

Background imageSailor Collection: The Crew, 1902, (c1930). Creator: Charles Napier Hemy

The Crew, 1902, (c1930). Creator: Charles Napier Hemy
The Crew, 1902, (c1930). Small sailing boat in rough seas. Painting in the Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Aberdeen, Scotland. From " Modern Masterpieces of British Art"

Background imageSailor Collection: The Army and Navy, Wellington and Nelson, c1805. Artist: Newton & Co

The Army and Navy, Wellington and Nelson, c1805. Artist: Newton & Co
The Army and Navy, Wellington and Nelson, c1805. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) and Admiral Lord Nelson (1758-1805)

Background imageSailor Collection: A. B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910–1913, (1913)

A. B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910–1913, (1913)
A.B. Cheetham, (The boatswain of the Terra Nova), c1910– 1913, (1913). Alfred Cheetham (1866-1918) was a member of several Antarctic expeditions

Background imageSailor Collection: The crew of HMS Vindictive celebrating the Zeebrugge Raid on 23 April 1918

The crew of HMS Vindictive celebrating the Zeebrugge Raid on 23 April 1918. The Zeebrugge Raid was an attack carried out by the Royal Navy on the Belgian port of Zeebrugge

Background imageSailor Collection: Dick Dock, or the Lobster and Crab, 1806

Dick Dock, or the Lobster and Crab, 1806. Scene outside an alehouse by the River Thames. A Greenwich Pensioner with a wooden leg takes the hand of a soldier

Background imageSailor Collection: Captain James Cook taking possession of New South Wales in the name of the British Crown, 1770

Captain James Cook taking possession of New South Wales in the name of the British Crown, 1770. James Cook (1728-1779), English explorer, navigator and hydrographer, made three voyages of discovery

Background imageSailor Collection: The Helmsman, 1925, (1926). Artist: Arthur Briscoe

The Helmsman, 1925, (1926). Artist: Arthur Briscoe
The Helmsman, 1925, (1926). From The Studio Volume 91. [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1926]

Background imageSailor Collection: The British Navy, 1837-1897, (early 20th century). Artist: TS Crowther

The British Navy, 1837-1897, (early 20th century). Artist: TS Crowther
The British Navy, 1837-1897, (early 20th century). A print from a supplement of The Army and Navy Gazette, (London)

Background imageSailor Collection: Portrait of Captain Gilbert Heathcote RN, 1779-1831. Creator: William Owen

Portrait of Captain Gilbert Heathcote RN, 1779-1831. Creator: William Owen
Portrait of Captain Gilbert Heathcote RN, 1779-1831

Background imageSailor Collection: A Hansen, first officer on the Knivsberg, South China Sea, 1898

A Hansen, first officer on the Knivsberg, South China Sea, 1898. Portrait of a German crew member on board the SS Knivsberg

Background imageSailor Collection: A Hansen, first officer on the Knivsberg, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers

A Hansen, first officer on the Knivsberg, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers
A Hansen, first officer on the Knivsberg, 1898. Portrait of a German crew member using compasses and parallel rulers to plot the course of the SS Knivsberg through the South China Sea

Background imageSailor Collection: The crew of the royal yacht Victoria and Albert III, Norway, 1904 (1908). Artist: Queen Alexandra

The crew of the royal yacht Victoria and Albert III, Norway, 1904 (1908). Artist: Queen Alexandra
The crew of the royal yacht Victoria and Albert III, Norway, 1904 (1908). From Queen Alexandras Christmas Gift Book, Photographs from My Camera, by Queen Alexandra

Background imageSailor Collection: British naval discipline, 19th century

British naval discipline, 19th century. A sailor, tied to the grating, being flogged with a cat-o-nine-tails. In 1867 Parliament abolished flogging in the services

Background imageSailor Collection: Dancing Sailors, Brittany by Christopher Woods, 1930, (1936). Creator: Christopher Wood

Dancing Sailors, Brittany by Christopher Woods, 1930, (1936). Creator: Christopher Wood
Dancing Sailors, Brittany, 1930, (1936). Village square with men and girls in Breton costume dancing by English painter John Christopher Wood (1901-1930)

Background imageSailor Collection: Lord Fisher of Kilverstone, British Naval Commander, First World War, 1914. Artist: Haines

Lord Fisher of Kilverstone, British Naval Commander, First World War, 1914. Artist: Haines
Lord Fisher of Kilverstone, British Naval Commander, First World War, 1914. Fisher (1841-1920) was Admiral of the Fleet. Illustration from The Great War HW Wilson, Vol I, (London, 1914)

Background imageSailor Collection: Lord Fisher, British admiral, late 19th century, (1920). Artist: Russell

Lord Fisher, British admiral, late 19th century, (1920). Artist: Russell
Lord Fisher, British admiral, late 19th century, (1920). John Arbuthnot Jackie Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone (1841-1920) was First Sea Lord and Admiral of the Fleet

Background imageSailor Collection: The Prince of Wales signing a visitors book in Canada, c1920s

The Prince of Wales signing a visitors book in Canada, c1920s. The future King Edward VIII signs his name during a royal visit

Background imageSailor Collection: Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, (1919). Creator: Unknown

Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, (1919). Creator: Unknown
Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, (1919). Portrait of Admiral Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe (1859-1935), British First Sea Lord during the First World War

Background imageSailor Collection: Furling Sail in the Pack, c1910–1913, (1913). Artist: Herbert Ponting

Furling Sail in the Pack, c1910–1913, (1913). Artist: Herbert Ponting
Furling Sail in the Pack, c1910– 1913, (1913). Sailors on the Terra Nova. The final expedition of British Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912)

Background imageSailor Collection: The Look Out, c1890-c1893. Artist: William Christian Symons

The Look Out, c1890-c1893. Artist: William Christian Symons
The Look Out, c1890-c1893. A print from Her Majestys Navy Including its Deeds and Battles, by Lieut Chas Rathbone Low, Volume I, JS Virtue & Co, London, 1890-1893

Background imageSailor Collection: The sailor lads of the training ship HMS Lion at Devonport, Devon, 1896. Artist: WM Crockett

The sailor lads of the training ship HMS Lion at Devonport, Devon, 1896. Artist: WM Crockett
The sailor lads of the training ship HMS Lion at Devonport, Devon, 1896. A print from The Navy and Army Illustrated, 21st August 1896

Background imageSailor Collection: A marching out battalion parade on board the training ship HMS Lion, 1896. Artist: WM Crockett

A marching out battalion parade on board the training ship HMS Lion, 1896. Artist: WM Crockett
A marching out battalion parade on board the training ship HMS Lion, 1896. A print from The Navy and Army Illustrated, 7th August 1896

Background imageSailor Collection: Lowering the Ensign at Sunset, c1890-c1893. Artist: William Christian Symons

Lowering the Ensign at Sunset, c1890-c1893. Artist: William Christian Symons
Lowering the Ensign at Sunset, c1890-c1893. A print from Her Majestys Navy Including its Deeds and Battles, by Lieut Chas Rathbone Low, Volume III, JS Virtue & Co, London, 1890-1893

Background imageSailor Collection: American sailor, 1940s. Creator: Cuba Photographic Studio

American sailor, 1940s. Creator: Cuba Photographic Studio
American sailor, 1940s

Background imageSailor Collection: Portrait of Captain James Cook, c1780. Creator: John Webber

Portrait of Captain James Cook, c1780. Creator: John Webber
Portrait of Captain James Cook, c1780

Background imageSailor Collection: Vera Cruz: Front door of Naval Academy bombarded by 'CHESTER' & 'PRAIRIE', 1914

Vera Cruz: Front door of Naval Academy bombarded by "CHESTER" & "PRAIRIE", 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Vera Cruz: Front door of Naval Academy bombarded by "CHESTER" & "PRAIRIE", 1914. Shows American troops and Mexicans in front of the ruins of the Naval Academy during the U.S

Background imageSailor Collection: On the Imperator, Capt. H. von Meibom, Com. Ruser, Capt. A. Hoefer, Capt. H. Schetelig... 1913

On the Imperator, Capt. H. von Meibom, Com. Ruser, Capt. A. Hoefer, Capt. H. Schetelig... 1913
On the Imperator, Captain H. von Meibom, Com. Ruser, Captain A. Hoefer, Captain H. Schetelig, Captain K. Meyer, 1913. Shows the crew of the S.S

Background imageSailor Collection: TEXAS, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

TEXAS, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
TEXAS, 1914

Background imageSailor Collection: Taking bodies from LADY GREY, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Taking bodies from LADY GREY, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Taking bodies from LADY GREY, 1914. Shows sailors taking coffins from the Lady Grey at Quebec City, Canada. Coffins contained bodies of passengers from the RMS Empress of Ireland which sank

Background imageSailor Collection: Sailors taking children in coffins from LADY GREY at Quebec, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Sailors taking children in coffins from LADY GREY at Quebec, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Sailors taking children in coffins from LADY GREY at Quebec, 1914. Shows sailors taking coffins from the Lady Grey at Quebec City, Canada

Background imageSailor Collection: Sailors & Marines from MONTANA at Battery, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Sailors & Marines from MONTANA at Battery, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Sailors & Marines from MONTANA at Battery, 1914. Shows soldiers and sailors from the Montana at Pier A, New York City, before the National Memorial Service on May 11

Background imageSailor Collection: R.O. Jans, W.L. Hawk, N. Schwartz, B.D. Burnett, C.M. Guilman, between c1910 and c1915

R.O. Jans, W.L. Hawk, N. Schwartz, B.D. Burnett, C.M. Guilman, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
R.O. Jans, W.L. Hawk, N. Schwartz, B.D. Burnett, C.M. Guilman, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSailor Collection: Jackies on 14' gun -- NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Jackies on 14" gun -- NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Jackies on 14" gun -- NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSailor Collection: Meat for NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Meat for NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Meat for NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSailor Collection: NEW YORK -- 14' guns forward, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

NEW YORK -- 14' guns forward, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
NEW YORK -- 14' guns forward, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSailor Collection: Getting deck lashings in shape -- NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Getting deck lashings in shape -- NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Getting deck lashings in shape -- NEW YORK, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSailor Collection: Capt. J.H. Gibbons, Adm. Boush, Chief officer McNeely, between c1910 and c1915

Capt. J.H. Gibbons, Adm. Boush, Chief officer McNeely, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. J.H. Gibbons, Adm. Boush, Chief officer McNeely, between c1910 and c1915. Shows Captain John H. Gibbons, who was the caption of the USS Utah during the U.S

Background imageSailor Collection: Capt. Hood, U.S.N. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Capt. Hood, U.S.N. between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. Hood, U.S.N. between c1910 and c1915

Background imageSailor Collection: Capt. A.W. Grant, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Capt. A.W. Grant, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. A.W. Grant, 1914. Shows Albert Weston Grant (1856-1930) who was an admiral in the US Navy

Background imageSailor Collection: Lt. Anderson, Adm. Osterhaus, Capt. Rodman, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Lt. Anderson, Adm. Osterhaus, Capt. Rodman, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Lt. Anderson, Adm. Osterhaus, Capt. Rodman, between c1910 and c1915. Shows U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Hugo Osterhaus (1851-1927)

Background imageSailor Collection: Deck on 'MINAS GERAES', between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Deck on "MINAS GERAES", between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Deck on "MINAS GERAES", between c1910 and c1915. Shows the Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes (Minas Gerais)

Background imageSailor Collection: Deck scene - MINAS GERAES, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Deck scene - MINAS GERAES, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Deck scene - MINAS GERAES, between c1910 and c1915. Shows the Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes (Minas Gerais)

Background imageSailor Collection: Sailors on 'MINAS GERAES', between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Sailors on "MINAS GERAES", between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Sailors on "MINAS GERAES", between c1910 and c1915. Shows the Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes (Minas Gerais)

Background imageSailor Collection: Capt. J.H. Oliver and Cdr. F. Hughes, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Capt. J.H. Oliver and Cdr. F. Hughes, 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. J.H. Oliver and Cdr. F. Hughes, 1914. Shows Captain James Harrison Oliver (1857-1928) and Admiral Charles Frederick Hughes (1866-1934)

Background imageSailor Collection: Capt. B.H. Tillman & boys - 'Newport', 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Capt. B.H. Tillman & boys - "Newport", 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. B.H. Tillman & boys - "Newport", 1913. Shows Captain Tillman with student sailors on the Newport which served as a training vessel for the New York Public Marine School

Background imageSailor Collection: Artillery - Annapolis, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service

Artillery - Annapolis, 1913. Creator: Bain News Service
Artillery - Annapolis, 1913. Shows drill on the campus of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, June 1913

Background imageSailor Collection: U.S.S. Huntress, crew, 1898. Creator: Unknown

U.S.S. Huntress, crew, 1898. Creator: Unknown
U.S.S. Huntress, crew, 1898

Background imageSailor Collection: U.S.S. Huntress, officers and crew, 1898. Creator: Unknown

U.S.S. Huntress, officers and crew, 1898. Creator: Unknown
U.S.S. Huntress, officers and crew, 1898



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