Members of the ship’s company of HMS Wager.
Eleven sailors of HMS Wager on the upper deck in their “Number 3s”, their daily working uniform in home waters and non-tropical climes. Three of them wear their seaman’s knives around their waists. AB (R) Len Ackroyd, fourth from right (without cap) has identified these shipmates: Smith, (Len’s best friend, drowned in the sea off Ceylon – extreme right), Sugarman (second from right), Graham (sixth from right, at back), Brian Patrick Morgan (extreme left), Chief Stoker Leslie Lionel Luck (fourth from left) and Wolstenholme (fifth from left, with beard).

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