Cunard Shell Works, Rimrose Road, Bootle, Merseyside

Cunard Shell Works, Rimrose Road, Bootle, Merseyside
Photograph taken 1917 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL/24001/39

Shell heads of various sizes are being processed in this picture. Despite the shortage of male labour during the War, men were still often used as managers and skilled workers, although many women did become supervisors and checkers.

Location

Merseyside Bootle

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Tags

people women men war work worker ammunition explosive clothing factory interior world war one (1914 - 1919)