[A Royal Navy rating keeping watch for messages at the Berry Head semaphore station]

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A Royal Navy rating (matelot) keeping watch for messages from a semaphore station (probably Portland Bill) before onwardly transmitting them further West.


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Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Item  
Identifier ref 794
Contributor Dadley. Michael (photographic archives)
Coverage Devon. Brixham. Berry Head
Format greyscale photograph; 253 mm x 202 mm
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights Torbay Library Services
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Communication. Berry Head
Type Image
Keywords sailor telescope windlass telegraph flags mast