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Lord Inchcape and Worcester naval cadets.
|Lord Inchcape and Worcester naval cadets.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H6368|
|Description: Lord Inchcape, shown here amongst the cadets and their instructors on board HMS 'Worcester' (centre of the second row, wearing a top hat) was one of a number of leading figures to take an interest in the activities of the training schools. He was one of the leading figures of his generation in the shipping world, being the chairman of both the British India and P&O shipping companies, as well as the Vice President of the Suez Canal Company. From 1919 until his death in 1932, he was also the chairman of the board of the Thames Nautical Training College (HMS 'Worcester')|
|Date: 20th century|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|