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Up Homeward Bound 2
Perhaps Wistful
a captain watches as his group moves out

All Smiles
these officers eagerly await their train

Troop Trains will convey the men to a troop Ship convoy

Boarding Processing
seems to take forever as orders are checked before ships and berths are assigned

Idle Curiosity
as the crew of this ship watch the troops passing on the pier below

The Captain Edwards
troop ship waits patiently at the dock.  The men wait impatiently.
Aboard At Last
a Captain poses with the requisite life jacket

"Mae West's"
were named after a famous actress.  Today the same physique might have named them Dolly Parton's"

Cold Weather
had the Mae West's over their jackets plus gloves were worn

may not be far off but at least they are heading home
Parting On The Waters
one troop ship backs away to join others waiting astern

Convoy Formation
continues as a tender boat plies the waters with last minute shuttling of men and materials


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