Keeping HMS Victory looking shipshape

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Alan Sanger and his cousin Audrey (with their backs to the camera) are in the centre of this historic blitz picture taken at Fratton.

Bomb site boy is revealed, 76 years after blitz on Portsmouth

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This undated picture of the upper deck of HMS Victory was taken before 1922 when she was moved into dry dock from the harbour.

It amuses me because of the young lad on the left who appears to be sneaking up behind one of the barefoot sailors ready to douse him with that bucket of water.


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