Photo #: NH 41883 The Laws of the Navy Plate I (of four) of an edition of the poem by Rear Admiral Ronald A. Hopwood, C.B., Royal Navy, published by W.R. Deighton & Sons, London, England, during the World War I era. It is illustrated by etchings by Lieutenant Rowland Langmaid, R.N., depicting scenes of the contempory British Navy. The poem originally appeared in the Army and Navy Gazette, 23 July 1896. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.