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W. I. Float - Ship Ahoy - Haswell (hasw0285)

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Demolition Of Footbridge. Haswell Station

Photograph showing fourteen women in naval uniform standing on a lorry, behind decoration made to resemble the side of a ship; a woman behind the cab of the lorry is wearing a beard, and male naval uniform, and is standing at the wheel of a ship; the lorry has the words, Barrass and Walker, above the cab; on the door of the cab the words Highways, Mines, Water can be seen, behind a lifebelt, which bears the words, H.M.S. R Tannin; they have been identified as members of Haswell Women's Institute on a float with the title, Ship Ahoy

W. I. Float - Ship Ahoy - Haswell

Photograph showing fourteen women in naval uniform standing on a lorry, behind decoration made to resemble the side of a ship; a woman behind the cab of the lorry is wearing a beard, and male naval uniform, and is standing at the wheel of a ship; the lorry has the words, Barrass and Walker, above the cab; on the door of the cab the words Highways, Mines, Water can be seen, behind a lifebelt, which bears the words, H.M.S. R Tannin; they have been identified as members of Haswell Women's Institute on a float with the title, Ship Ahoy

Date: 1950 - 1959


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