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HMS Worcester cadets spanning the yards.

HMS Worcester cadets spanning the yards.
HMS Worcester cadets spanning the yards.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6388
Description: The cadets were regularly drilled in various exercises – here they can be seen manning the yards. In the summer, they would work aloft at sail drill, and here they are showing their skills to an audience. Other exercises included rope work, reading a compass, and physical drill, including cutlass exercise.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 20th Century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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