- Item 50312 - British Royal Marines tug of war team, Portland, 1920
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Eight members of the British tug of war team from the ship Calcutta pose with the winner's trophy and a large rope. They defeated the Fort Williams Army team in the competition held in Portland.Show Details
Naval vessels from the United States, England, Portugal and Japan came to Portland during its centennial celebration held from June 26 to July 5, 1920.
Crews of the ships and other military personnel participated in sports competitions.