A special moment in the ongoing hilarity and occasional humiliation that was the Crossing the Line ceremony. Anonymous vintage snapshot with extensive handwritten note on verso.
The Royal princess showing off. My but she did look cute, best thing we had seen for some time. He is now known as “pin-up girl on Oberon.” Fellow with shorts and life boat L. Ayers, envious of Captain Gig.
The ship, commissioned in 1942, was named after Oberon, one of the moons of the planet Uranus.
3 3/4" x 2 1/2"
Undated: c. 1940s
In very good condition