"Ready for Sea"



Silver gelatin print by Stephen Feather, titled "Ready for Sea". Image shows the H.M.S. Thetis, Admiralty, being pulled upright at Treath Bychan, Anglesey, in preparation for being towed back to Birkenhead for repairs. 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"