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Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Grimsby Docks EPW012666

Grimsby Docks EPW012666
The Dock Tower, Royal and No 1 Fish Docks, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1925

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Shadwell Basin EAW110579

Shadwell Basin EAW110579
Shadwell Basin, Wapping, Tower Hamlets, London. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1963

Background imageMaritime Collection: Shipyard at Birkenhead EAW030649

Shipyard at Birkenhead EAW030649
The Cammell Laird Shipbuilding and Engineering Works, Birkenhead. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in June 1950

Background imageMaritime Collection: Clevedon Pier at sunset K990506

Clevedon Pier at sunset K990506
CLEVEDON PIER, Marine Parade, Clevedon, North Somerset. A view of the pier at sunset

Background imageMaritime Collection: Clevedon Pier N071847

Clevedon Pier N071847
CLEVEDON PIER, North Somerset. General view of the pier taken from the beach

Background imageMaritime Collection: Grimsby Dock Tower EAW029404

Grimsby Dock Tower EAW029404
GRIMSBY DOCK TOWER, Lincolnshire. This famous maritime landmark was built in 1852 as a hydraulic reservoir to power the lock gates and cranes of Grimsby Docks

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Salford Docks EAW006236

Salford Docks EAW006236
The Salford Docks and Manchester Ship Canal, Salford, Greater Manchester. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1947

Background imageMaritime Collection: Portishead Dock JEH_22046_048

Portishead Dock JEH_22046_048
Portishead Dock, North Somerset. In 1860 a deep water dock was built to accomodate large ships that had difficulty reaching Bristol Harbour

Background imageMaritime Collection: Segedunum Roman Fort J960244

Segedunum Roman Fort J960244
HADRIANs WALL, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear. Segedunum Roman Fort. An aerial view reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn, English Heritage Graphics Team. hadrian

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Smeatons Tower N080736

Smeatons Tower N080736
SMEATONs TOWER, The Hoe, Plymouth, Devon. View of Smeatons Tower which was largely dismantled from Eddystone Rocks and reassembled on Plymouth Hoe as a memorial

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Whitehaven EPW042101

Whitehaven EPW042101
Whitehaven, Cumbria. The Harbour and environs. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in June 1933

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Southwold, Suffolk K022028

Southwold, Suffolk K022028
SOUTHWOLD, Suffolk. View of the Sole Bay Inn with lighthouse visible to rear

Background imageMaritime Collection: The Old Royal Naval College a065204

The Old Royal Naval College a065204
OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Greenwich, London. View from a hill in Greenwich Park, looking north-west across the park towards the Queens House and the Old Royal Naval College

Background imageMaritime Collection: Horatio, Viscount Nelson N070501

Horatio, Viscount Nelson N070501
APSLEY HOUSE, London. " Horatio, Viscount Nelson" (1758-1805) after Sir William BEECHEY

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: North Shields Docks EAW005502

North Shields Docks EAW005502
Smiths Docks, the Bull Ring Graving Docks and the Albert Edward Dock, North Shields. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in May 1947

Background imageMaritime Collection: Humber Ferry EAW 148406

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

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Whitby Abbey N080818

Whitby Abbey N080818
WHITBY ABBEY, North Yorkshire. View from across the harbour

Background imageMaritime Collection: Seascape with Dover Castle K940794

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

Background imageMaritime Collection: Aldeburgh Beach, Suffolk a082550

Aldeburgh Beach, Suffolk a082550
ALDEBURGH BEACH, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Fisherman tipping a wicker basket at the seas edge with gulls wheeling overhead and a sea mark in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay in 1977

Background imageMaritime Collection: Chatham Dockyard EAW223251

Chatham Dockyard EAW223251
Chatham Docks, Chatham, from the north-east, showing Rochester and the Thames. A number of vessels are in the naval dockyard. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in April 1972

Background imageMaritime Collection: Whitstable EPW054080

Whitstable EPW054080
Whitstable, Kent. The harbour and town from the north-west. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in June 1937

Background imageMaritime Collection: RMS Olympic EPW041070

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

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: South Shields Shipyard EAW008937

South Shields Shipyard EAW008937
The Middle Docks & Engineering Company Ltd Ship Repair Yard at Middle Docks, South Shields. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in August 1947

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Saltburn Pier N100019

Saltburn Pier N100019
SALTBURN PIER, North Yorkshire. View down onto the pier from the clifftop. Unusual patterns in the sea on a frosty winter dawn

Background imageMaritime Collection: Old Royal Naval College a065183

Old Royal Naval College a065183
OLD ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, Greenwich, London. Misty view of the wrought iron gates and gatepiers to the Royal Naval College on Romsey Road, showing the college beyond. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Fishing boat, Dungeness Beach J070051

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

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Saltburn Pier K011109

Saltburn Pier K011109
SALTBURN PIER, Saltburn by the Sea, North Yorkshire. Dawn view of the beach, sea and Huntcliffe headland. Start of the Heritage Coast

Background imageMaritime Collection: East Pier Lighthouse, Whitby

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

Background imageMaritime 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 imageMaritime Collection: Studland Ferry EAW010961

Studland Ferry EAW010961
The Studland Ferry underway in the mouth of Poole Harbour, Sandbanks, Dorset

Background imageMaritime Collection: Sheerness Naval Dockyard EAW037832

Sheerness Naval Dockyard EAW037832
Blue Town and the naval dockyard, Sheerness, Kent. Little ships were collected here in 1940 before being towed across to the Dunkirk beaches. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in July 1951



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