Photograph of crew of S.S. Atlantian, Harrison Line, in Montevideo, Uruguay



Silver gelatin print by W.E. Williams, November 1942. Image shows crew of the S.S. Atlantian, Harrison Line, enjoying a picnic at a British-owned waterworks company in Montevideo, Uruguay. Williams notes on verso that all crew who were free were invited to the picnic and the first call was at a local brewey for beer. 'DEMS (defensively equipped merchant ships) allured ashore in their uniforms'.