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Troopships - "The Ceremony of Neptune"

Crossing the Equator was marked by 'The Ceremony of Neptune' a light hearted way of entertaining passengers on long troopship voyages.  Events were marked with certificates and photographically recorded.


'The Ceremony, or Court, of Neptune', crossing the Equator, on board the troopship brining the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 1956.  A photograph in the collection of Private E Hodgson.
Accession Number: KO2859/125


'The Ceremony, or Court, of Neptune', crossing the Equator, on board the troopship brining the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 1956.  A photograph in the collection of Private E Hodgson.
Accession Number: KO2859/126


'The Ceremony, or Court, of Neptune', crossing the Equator, on board the troopship brining the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 1956.  A photograph in the collection of Private E Hodgson.
Accession Number: KO2859/127


'The Ceremony, or Court, of Neptune', crossing the Equator, on board the troopship brining the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 1956.  A photograph in the collection of Private E Hodgson.
Accession Number: KO2859/128


'The Ceremony, or Court, of Neptune', crossing the Equator, on board the troopship brining the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 1956.  A photograph in the collection of Private E Hodgson.
Accession Number: KO2859/129


'The Ceremony, or Court, of Neptune', crossing the Equator, on board the troopship brining the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 1956.  A photograph in the collection of Private E Hodgson.
Accession Number: KO2859/130


'Court of Neptune' on board HMT Empire Clyde, the troopship bringing the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 7th September 1956.
Accession Number: KO2783/15


'Court of Neptune' on board HMT Empire Clyde, the troopship bringing the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 7th September 1956.
Accession Number: KO2783/16


'Court of Neptune' on board HMT Empire Clyde, the troopship bringing the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 7th September 1956.
Accession Number: KO2783/17


'Court of Neptune' on board HMT Empire Clyde, the troopship bringing the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 7th September 1956.
Accession Number: KO2783/18


'Court of Neptune' on board HMT Empire Clyde, the troopship bringing the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 7th September 1956.
Accession Number: KO2783/19


'Court of Neptune' on board HMT Empire Clyde, the troopship bringing the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, back from Hong Kong, 7th September 1956.
Accession Number: KO2783/20

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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