Daphne French photograph collection
Series of black and white photographs showing trainers and wartime women trainees who were drafted to crew canal boats during World War II. Some of these photographs appear in the book by Margaret Cornish 'Troubled Waters: Memoirs of a Canal Boatwoman (Working Waterways)' (M.& M.Baldwin, 1994). Source of the photographs is Daphne French.
Group of wartime women trainees on the narrowboat 'Ascot'. The photo is one of a series taken for recruiting purposes near Bulls Bridge Depot.