On the "HMS Warrior" at Portsmouth. Launched in 1860, the "Warrior" was one of the last ships to be powered by both sails and engines.
In the crew mess between the cannons.
26 muzzle-loading 68 pounders (31 kgs), 10 breech-loading 110 pounders (50 kgs) - and a hammock.
A close up of some links of chain.
Really, really big links of chain
The steering department.
Captain's cabin on the "Warrior"
HMS Victory at the Portsmouth dock
Imagine the noise when the cannons were firing!
Cutlasses hanging over the mess tables.
Pistols on the "Warrior"
A police Prado
Family - with my uncle Ted and his wife Peggy.
Love the name but look at the rain!
The 'Ship Anson' pub in Portsmouth. My mother used to go there when she was young.