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Background imageBoat Collection: Plymouth Pier CC76_00445

Plymouth Pier CC76_00445
PLYMOUTH PIER, Devon. The pier was built in 1884 by E Birch and was quite short at only 465 feet long. It was damaged by enemy action in 1941 and demolished in 1953

Background imageBoat Collection: Pendennis Castle engraving N070777

Pendennis Castle engraving N070777
PENDENNIS CASTLE, Falmouth, Cornwall. North east view of Pendennis Castle in the county of Cornwall by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck 1734

Background imageBoat Collection: London Docks 1958 EAW071687

London Docks 1958 EAW071687
LONDON DOCKS, Southwark. Aerial photograph of Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe in June 1958. Also showing South Dock, the River Thames and the entrance to the Millwall Outer Dock (on the Isle of Dogs)

Background imageBoat Collection: Sutton Hoo ship burial J910330

Sutton Hoo ship burial J910330
SUTTON HOO, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Reconstruction drawing of the Sutton Hoo ship burial in 620 or 630 - by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team)

Background imageBoat Collection: DE JONGH - Old London Bridge K080027

DE JONGH - Old London Bridge K080027
Kenwood House, Hampstead, London. " Old London Bridge" 1630 by Claude DE JONGH (active 1615 died 1663). Iveagh Bequest number IBK 952

Background imageBoat Collection: King George V Dock a002109

King George V Dock a002109
KING GEORGE V DOCK, Canning Town, London. Shipping in the dock with dock workers standing on the dockside in the foreground (mid 20th century)

Background imageBoat Collection: Sandown Pier EPW043023

Sandown Pier EPW043023
SANDOWN, Isle of Wight. The Paddle Steamer Sandown arriving at Sandown Pier in August 1939. Sandown Pier was originally much shorter

Background imageBoat Collection: Tower Bridge under construction a83_01325

Tower Bridge under construction a83_01325
TOWER BRIDGE, London. The bridge under construction around 1889. This picture was taken from the River Thames with shipping in the foreground

Background imageBoat Collection: Dunbar Wharf, Limehouse, London a002456

Dunbar Wharf, Limehouse, London a002456
DUNBAR WHARF, Narrow Street, Limehouse, London. This Thames-side wharf was built in the early 19th century for Duncan Dunbar & Sons

Background imageBoat Collection: Engraving of Marble Hill House J900203

Engraving of Marble Hill House J900203
MARBLE HILL HOUSE, Twickenham, Middlesex. " The Countess of Suffolks House" after Augustin Heckell. Coloured engraving. 1749

Background imageBoat Collection: Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064

Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064
BARROW-IN-FURNESS, Cumbria. Aerial view of the shipyard in July 1920 with four ships in various stages of completion. The shipyard was first established in 1852; by 1920 it was operated by Vickers

Background imageBoat Collection: Fishing boats in Amble Harbour K011713

Fishing boats in Amble Harbour K011713
AMBLE HARBOUR, Northumberland. View of fishing boats moored in the harbour

Background imageBoat Collection: Gloucester Docks c. 1880 CC53_00092

Gloucester Docks c. 1880 CC53_00092
GLOUCESTER DOCKS, Gloucestershire. The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal was built to specifications that allowed ocean going vessels to reach Gloucester, despite its distance from the sea

Background imageBoat Collection: Martens - The Beagle in the Murray Narrow J980080

Martens - The Beagle in the Murray Narrow J980080
DOWN HOUSE, Downe, Kent. Darwin Heirlooms Trust. " The Beagle in the Murray Narrow, Tierra del Fuego " watercolour by Conrad Martens

Background imageBoat Collection: Turner - The Iveagh Seapiece J910563

Turner - The Iveagh Seapiece J910563
KENWOOD HOUSE, THE IVEAGH BEQUEST, London. " The Iveagh Seapiece " by TURNER JMW. Also known as " Coast Scene of Fishermen Hauling a Boat Ashore "

Background imageBoat Collection: Three Graces EPW003065

Three Graces EPW003065
A number of vessels plying their trade on the River Mersey. Georges Stage and the Three Graces, Liverpool. The " Three Graces" shown here in 1920

Background imageBoat Collection: Cutty Sark and HMS Worcester EPW061029

Cutty Sark and HMS Worcester EPW061029
Greenhithe, Kent. The Cutty Sark tea clipper and HMS Worcester berthed outside Ingress Abbey (the Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College). Photographed in May 1939 by Aerofilms Ltd

Background imageBoat Collection: Three Castles. Deal, Walmer and Sandown J920039

Three Castles. Deal, Walmer and Sandown J920039
WALMER CASTLE, Kent. " Three Castles". Unknown artist. Painting of Deal, Walmer and Sandown Castles during late 17th century

Background imageBoat Collection: HMS Warspite EAW005978

HMS Warspite EAW005978
HMS WARSPITE, Prussia Cove, Cornwall. Warspite was launched in 1913 and saw action with the Royal Navy at the Battle of Jutland in 1916

Background imageBoat Collection: RMS Olympic BL24990_002

RMS Olympic BL24990_002
RMS OLYMPIC, White Star Line. First class companion, A deck. Interior view of the stairway to first class entrance on boat deck

Background imageBoat Collection: Humber Ferry EAW 148406

Humber Ferry EAW 148406
The Humber Ferry, Kingston-upon-Hull. June 1965. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageBoat Collection: HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge a98_05144

HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge a98_05144
TOWER BRIDGE, Stepney, London. Looking down onto the foredeck of the cruiser HMS Belfast. Being guided up the River Thames by two tugs on the approach to Tower Bridge

Background imageBoat Collection: Seascape with Dover Castle K940794

Seascape with Dover Castle K940794
WALMER CASTLE, Kent. " Seascape with Dover Castle". Artist unknown. Early 18th century

Background imageBoat Collection: Lindisfarne Castle N080248

Lindisfarne Castle N080248
LINDISFARNE CASTLE, Holy Island, Northumberland. Decaying fishing boat with the castle in the background - monochrome

Background imageBoat Collection: Portchester Castle N071247

Portchester Castle N071247
PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. Viewed from across the estuary showing the keep

Background imageBoat Collection: Marlow Bridge

Marlow Bridge
Suspension bridge of 1831-6. IoE 46189

Background imageBoat Collection: RMS Olympic EPW041070

RMS Olympic EPW041070
The RMS Olympic in White Star dock 44, Southampton. Photographed in April 1933 by Aerofilms Ltd

Background imageBoat Collection: Oceanic House, the White Star Line shipping company BL21285

Oceanic House, the White Star Line shipping company BL21285
OCEANIC HOUSE, Cockspur Street, London. The London office of the White Star Line shipping company decorated for George V coronation (22nd June 1911)

Background imageBoat Collection: Rowing boats at Ambleside N060978

Rowing boats at Ambleside N060978
LAKE WINDERMERE, Lake District National Park, Ambleside, Cumbria. Rowing boats at sunset

Background imageBoat Collection: The Cobb, Lyme Regis N110167

The Cobb, Lyme Regis N110167
MAYSON BEETON COLLECTION. Lyme Regis, Dorset. " Lyme Regis from the Cobb" showing small boats and fishing vessels with the town beyond. Engraving dated 1835

Background imageBoat Collection: Liverpool Pierhead 1964 EAW133857

Liverpool Pierhead 1964 EAW133857
PIER HEAD, Liverpool. Aerial photograph of the Princes Dock and Princes Landing Stage, with the Three Graces beyond in July 1964

Background imageBoat Collection: Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507

Portscatho Harbour, Cornwall OP04507
PORTSCATHO HARBOUR, Gerrans, Cornwall. A young boy looking down towards tethered boats in the harbour at Portscatho. Photographed by John Gay during 1950s-1960s

Background imageBoat Collection: Highgate Ponds, Hampstead Heath a071915

Highgate Ponds, Hampstead Heath a071915
HIGHGATE PONDS, Hampstead Heath, Greater London. Three boys standing watching a model yacht being launched on one of the Highgate Ponds by a boy lying on his front reaching over the water. John Gay

Background imageBoat Collection: Fishing boat, Dungeness Beach J070051

Fishing boat, Dungeness Beach J070051
DUNGENESS BEACH, Lydd, Kent. A decaying fishing boat sits on the beach

Background imageBoat Collection: RMS Olympic BL24990_021

RMS Olympic BL24990_021
RMS OLYMPIC, White Star Line. View of the boat deck, looking aft, showing lifeboats and funnels. The Olympic was the first of a class of luxurious express transatlantic ocean liners

Background imageBoat Collection: St Pauls Cathedral CC97_00536

St Pauls Cathedral CC97_00536
ST PAULs CATHEDRAL, City of London. A general view looking across the River Thames from bankside and towards St Pauls with a passenger paddle steamer moored at the opposite bank

Background imageBoat Collection: Whitestone Pond, Hampstead Heath a071818

Whitestone Pond, Hampstead Heath a071818
WHITESTONE POND, Hampstead Heath, London. View of a boy lying down on the edge of the pond with his hand holding a model yacht on the water

Background imageBoat Collection: East Pier Lighthouse, Whitby

East Pier Lighthouse, Whitby
Picturesque shot of the lighthouse at Whitby, North Yorkshire. IoE 437029

Background imageBoat Collection: Yacht DP033929

Yacht DP033929
Brodsworth Hall, South Yorkshire. A yacht, possibly the Rosalind, in full sail off the White Cliffs of Dover, with buoy in the foreground and lighthouse in the background. Unknown artist

Background imageBoat Collection: Promenade deck, RMS Olympic BL24990_054

Promenade deck, RMS Olympic BL24990_054
A 3rd class " Poop Deck" (promenade deck), RMS Olympic, White Star Line, October 1921. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: Faversham, Kent CGH01_01_1119

Faversham, Kent CGH01_01_1119
Faversham, Kent. Fishing boats anchored along Faversham Creek, with the tower of St Marys Church in the background. Watercolour painting by Charles George Harper. Date range: 1892-1933

Background imageBoat Collection: HMS Broadsword EAW582726

HMS Broadsword EAW582726
HMS Broadsword (F88) off Plymouth. July 1990. This Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy was commissioned in 1979. She was sold to the Brazilian Navy in 1995. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageBoat Collection: 3rd class dining, RMS Olympic BL24990_047

3rd class dining, RMS Olympic BL24990_047
Tables set for dining in the 3rd class saloon, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: The pantry, RMS Olympic BL24990_038

The pantry, RMS Olympic BL24990_038
The pantry, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic. This Bedford Lemere

Background imageBoat Collection: 3-berth cabin, RMS Olympic BL24990_030

3-berth cabin, RMS Olympic BL24990_030
The 3 berth cabin D23, looking towards the dressing table, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageBoat Collection: HMS Wishart a002466

HMS Wishart a002466
HMS WISHART, Hays Wharf, Bermondsey, London. A Thorneycroft modifed W class destroyer launched in 1919, here bedecked in celebratory bunting

Background imageBoat Collection: HMS Warrior J870325

HMS Warrior J870325
HMS WARRIOR, Portsmouth. General view from the bows

Background imageBoat Collection: Tug boat a064985

Tug boat a064985
LONDON DOCKS. The tug Plasma in the foreground departing across the water towards a line of moored ships in the London Docks. Photographed by John Gay in July 1965



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