'Group taken the last time H.R.H. was on board, May 23rd 1876'.

A group photograph of His Royal Highness, Albert Prince of Wales and officers on board HMS Serapis after his voyage to India and back to Portsmouth. The photograph was taken on the starboard side of the upper deck just in front of the saloon between the main and mizzen masts. The photograph is stamped 'Symonds & Co, Copyright, Portsmouth'.

The group, according to Captain Bedford's caption is as follows:
'Standing: 1) Mr Taylor, Boatswain; 2) Mr Pennicott, Carpenter; 3) Mr Larg, Engineer; 4) Staff Commander Goldsmith; 5) Captain Lambert RMA; 6) Mr Kelly, Engineer; 7) Mr Donaldson, A. P.; 8) Mr Oliver, C.I.M.; 9) Mr Rock, Engineer; 10) Mr Rudd, Engineer; 13)[Sic] General Sir D. Probyn VC; 11) Lieutenant Lowry; 12) Mr Brewer, Engineer; 14) Lieutenant Burrows RMLI; 15) Surgeon Algeo; 16) Rear Admiral Sir L. McClintock; 17) Chaplain Rev'd. C York; 18) Mr Dinwoodie, Engineer.
[Seated] Captain the Honourable H C Glyn; HRH The Prince of Wales; HRH the Duke of Edinburgh; Captain Bedford; Fleet Surgeon Watson; Admiral the Honourable Sir H. Keppel; Captain Tryon;
[seated on deck] Sub Lt. the Honourable Hely-Hutchinson; Mr Shearman CB[?]; Sub Lt. the Honourable Spring-Rice; Commander Lord C. Beresford; Lieutenant Gregson; Lieutenant Hammet; Lieutenant Prickett; Surgeon Woods; Lieutenant Smith-Dorrien; Navigation Lieutenant Moulton; Commander Hulton; Colonel Snow RMLI'.

Object Details

ID: ALB0022.5
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Date made: 23 May 1876
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 207 mm x 274 mm
Parts: India and back with HRH the Prince of Wales. HMS Serapis 1875-76 (Photograph Album)

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