A collection of 11 Tuck’s Vintage Postcards featuring the HMS Ganges (Royal Navy Training Establishment) which was based in Shotley, Suffolk.
Here is a list of the World War II slogans that are on the back of the postcards:
- Ward room gardens and signal tower – “THIS IS A TIME FOR EVERYONE TO STAND TOGETHER, AND HOLD FIRM” – The Prime Minister
- Canteen and pavilions – “EVERY POUND YOU LEND TODAY WILL HASTEN VICTORY ON ITS WAY”
- Figure Head – “DON’T DELAY – LEND TODAY.”
- On the river – “YOUR L.S.D. WILL MAKE MEN FREE.”
Note: L.S.D. is referring to pre-decimalisation British currency of pounds (L or £), shillings (S) and Pence (D from the Latin Denarii).
- Swimming Bath – “WE HAVE TO GAIN THE VICTORY. THAT IS OUR TASK.” – The Prime Minister
- Mast – “EXPRESS YOUR THANKS BY BUILDING TANKS.”
- Ward Room – “WE SHALL CONTINUE STEADFAST IN FAITH AND DUTY TILL OUR TASK IS DONE.” – The Prime Minister
- Annexe – “LEND TO ATTACK.”
- Parade Ground – “WE SHALL NEVER STOP, NEVER WEARY, AND NEVER GIVE IN.” – The Prime Minister
- Kit Inspection – “LET US ALL STRIVE WITHOUT FAILING IN FAITH OR IN DUTY.” – The Prime Minister
- Mess – “YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOUR L.S.D. TO HELP IT WIN THE VICTORY.”
- *Entrance Gate – “T.N.T.” – TO-DAY, NOT TO-MORROW!
*Missing from this collection. Link to view on Tuck’s Postcard Database Website: http://tuckdb.org/postcards/49392