Thursday , 19 October 2017

Vintage Pictures Of An Atlantic Convoy From 1941

Back in December of 1941, Robert Capa captured these incredible photos of a convoy traveling across the Atlantic.

ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. British destroyer HMS Harvester escorting of a convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.

ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. En route to Great Britain from the U.S., gun crews aboard a Cunard freighter are on constant duty to guard their cargo. The ship, part of an Allied convoy, is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. The captain of a Cunard freight ship carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers looks out over the sea. His ship is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. He and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. The deck of a Cunard freighter that is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A crewman of a Cunard freighter signals another ship of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. Their ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. Crewmen work on the deck of a Cunard freighter that is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. The captain of a Cunard freight ship carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers speaks with one of his crew. His ship is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. He and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. En route to Great Britain from the U.S., gun crews aboard a Cunard freighter are on constant duty to guard their cargo. The ship, part of an Allied convoy, is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A convoy of Allied ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S is seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A crewman plays with a dog on the bridge of a Cunard freighter that is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A convoy of Allied ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S is seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. Crewmen of a Cunard freighter look out from the bridge as another crew member signals ships that are part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. Their ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. The captain of a Cunard freight ship carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers looks out over the sea. His ship is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. He and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
1941. Captain scanning the sea with his dog and chief officer on the bridge of a Norwegian freighter, part of an Allied convoy across the Atlantic from the U.S. to England.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. Crew members look up from the deck of a Cunard freighter that is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A crewman climbs up the mast of a Cunard freighter that is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A crewman looks out from the bridge of a Cunard freighter that is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. Their ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. En route to Great Britain from the U.S., gun crews aboard a Cunard freighter are on constant duty to guard their cargo. The ship, part of an Allied convoy, is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A Cunard freighter leaves New York to join an Allied convoy for Great Britain. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A convoy of Allied ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S is seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A convoy of Allied ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S is seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. The captain of a Cunard freighter watches as a crewman signals another ship in an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. Their ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. En route to Great Britain from the U.S., gun crews aboard a Cunard freighter are on constant duty to guard their cargo. The ship, part of an Allied convoy, is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A convoy of Allied ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S is seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A crewman on the deck of a Cunard freighter that is part of an Allied convoy en route to Great Britain from the U.S. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. The captain and his crew are Norwegian and have crossed the Altantic many times during the war.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A convoy of Allied ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S is seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. A convoy of Allied ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S is seen from the deck of a Cunard freight ship. The freighter is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. En route to Great Britain from the U.S., gun crews aboard a Cunard freighter are on constant duty to guard their cargo. The ship, part of an Allied convoy, is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.
ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. As part of an Allied convoy of ships en route to Great Britain from the U.S., American airplanes are camouflaged on the deck of a Cunard freighter. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk.

 

ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1941. En route to Great Britain from the U.S., American airplanes are camouflaged on the deck of a Cunard freighter. The ship is carrying seven airplanes, two torpedo boats, and twelve passengers who agreed to travel at their own risk. Ships that are part of the Allied convoy are seen in the background.

 

1941. Allied convoy sailing across the Atlantic from the U.S. to England.