"Pumping Operations"



Silver gelatin print by Stephen Feather, titled "Pumping Operations". Image shows H.M.S. Thetis, Admiralty, after it was raised from the sea bed during salvage operations. The submarine sank during sea trials in Liverpool Bay, 1939, resulting in the loss of 99 lives. Part of album titled "The Salvaging of the 'Thetis': 12 Photographs of a Great Feat"