SCAPA FLOW, ORKNEY ISLANDS. 1943-08-12. THE FIRST SEA LORD, THE RIGHT HONOURABLE A. V. ALEXANDER, ...

Place Europe: United Kingdom, Scotland, Scapa Flow
Accession Number 304650
Collection type Photograph
Object type 6x8", Paper (Resin-coated), Silver Gelatin
Physical description 6x8", Paper (Resin-coated), Silver Gelatin
Maker Cooper, A
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

SCAPA FLOW, ORKNEY ISLANDS. 1943-08-12. THE FIRST SEA LORD, THE RIGHT HONOURABLE A. V. ALEXANDER, SHAKES HANDS WITH COMMANDER D. H. HARRIES RAN, THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CRUISER HMAS SHROPSHIRE, WHILE ON A VISIT TO THE SHIP THE DAY BEFORE SHE WAS DUE TO SAIL FOR AUSTRALIA. THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE SHROPSHIRE, CAPTAIN J. A. COLLINS CB RAN, IS ON THE LEFT. IN THE BACKGROUND THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE HOME FLEET, ADMIRAL SIR BRUCE FRASER RN, IS MOUNTING THE GANGWAY. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION).