Royal Navy Mine Watching Service Poster
Approx. 19 x 24cm. Cartoon of an old veteran saluting. 'Yes Sir! - at 55 I'm in the Navy this time! A last war Army sergeant in Eastbourne Unit... Learning to spot mines dropping in vital shipping lanes in war'. The Royal Naval Minewatching Service was a civilian organisation formed in 1952 as part of the auxiliary forces of the British Naval Service. Its intended wartime role was to man observation points overlooking ports and strategic shipping lanes to spot and report on mines dropped. Printed on thin paper. Good condition. Stock code P3877.