1916 Ww1 Print Royal Navy Signallers Bunting Tossers Flag Wagger Torpedo Boats
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1916 Ww1 Print Royal Navy Signallers Bunting Tossers Flag Wagger Torpedo Boats:
Original antique xxxxxx showing xxxxx. See main description for detailed content and condition. Royal Navy Flag Signalling
A full page titled:
When Ship Speaks to Ship: Signalling Flags of the British Navy
It shows a yeoman of signallers, an ordinary signalman, boy sailor The Bunting Tossers, about to hoist a long distance message; with a description. A Flag-wagger and the method of speaking from ship to ship; with a description. Various Flag types including: Battle Fleet - Armoured Cruisers - Gunboats - Torpedo Boats - Mine Layers - Evolution completed - Turn Together - Single Line - Reform - Yes - No.
On the reverse is an article entitled When the Guns are Speaking - Notes on War News with paragraphs sub-titled: New Year Resolutions Ready-made - Single Men First - The Problem of Leave - Military Titles After the War - German Animus Against the Jews - The Cost of Armies - Insurance of Armies
Provenance: The War Illustrated - Amalgamated Press. Farringdon St. London etc. 1916. Sleekburnc.
A full page from a publication, from the dated stated and not a later reproduction. Interesting and informative illustrations etc from the WW1 period. It measures 275 x 195 mm (10.75 x 7.5 inches) approx. It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
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