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John Seal

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Visitors: at home and abroad
« on: 17 January 2020 06:16:52 pm »


Another original subject has been posted on our website

In the days before jet flight, a country would be represented abroad by the visit of a warship. At home, when in port, the ship would be visited by friends and family. A newly-commissioned ship was visited by government ministers and the Admiralty. "Showing the flag" was both a social and a political gesture. Over 20 photographs, many from personal collections, are presented on this topic.

Have a look!


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