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Background imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip Collection: Old London Bridge a98_05984

Old London Bridge a98_05984
Extract from an engraving showing the City of London from Southwark. Major monuments are recorded, including Old London Bridge

Background imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip Collection: Humber Ferry EAW 148406

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

Background imageShip 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 imageShip Collection: Seascape with Dover Castle K940794

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

Background imageShip Collection: RMS Olympic EPW041070

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

Background imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip Collection: Cutty Sark a065184

Cutty Sark a065184
CUTTY SARK, Greenwich, London. A detail view of the stern of the Cutty Sark by night, showing her decorative name plate and rudder

Background imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip 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 imageShip Collection: Fish wharf at Billingsgate Market CC72_01834

Fish wharf at Billingsgate Market CC72_01834
BILLINGSGATE MARKET, Lower Thames Street, City of London. Looking from London Bridge down the Thames with the Tower of London in the distance

Background imageShip 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 imageShip Collection: HMS Warrior J870325

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

Background imageShip Collection: Reconstruction of Darwins cabin on HMS Beagle N090135

Reconstruction of Darwins cabin on HMS Beagle N090135
DOWN HOUSE, Kent. Interior view. A reconstruction of Darwins cabin on HMS Beagle with a " Peppers Ghost" hologram of Charles Darwin

Background imageShip Collection: HMS Ophir BL16520_030

HMS Ophir BL16520_030
SS OPHIR. Interior of the Saloon from the Gallery. Photographed by Bedford Lemere in 1901 for Anderson Anderson & Co. From 1891 the liner was owned by the Orient Steamship Company

Background imageShip 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

Background imageShip Collection: Walmer Castle engraving N070832

Walmer Castle engraving N070832
WALMER CASTLE, Kent. North west view of Walmer Castle in the county of Kent by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck

Background imageShip Collection: Royal Albert Dock a001246

Royal Albert Dock a001246
ROYAL ALBERT DOCK, Canning Town, London. Two workmen repainting a ship in dry dock (mid-20th century). The dock was the largest of the three royal docks and opened in 1880.s W Rawlings

Background imageShip Collection: 3rd class dining, RMS Olympic BL24990_048

3rd class dining, RMS Olympic BL24990_048
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 imageShip Collection: 1st Class saloon, RMS Olympic BL24990_035

1st Class saloon, RMS Olympic BL24990_035
The 1st Class saloon, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageShip Collection: Bedroom suite, RMS Olympic BL24990_029a

Bedroom suite, RMS Olympic BL24990_029a
The " Modern" bedroom suite in cabin C69, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageShip Collection: Promenade deck, RMS Olympic BL24990_020

Promenade deck, RMS Olympic BL24990_020
The promenade deck, RMS Olympic, White Star Line, 1920-21. The Olympic was sister ship to the ill-fated Titanic and Britannic

Background imageShip Collection: HMS Amethyst EAW031911

HMS Amethyst EAW031911
HMS Amethyst (F116) moored off the Plymouth Breakwater, Plymouth. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in August 1950

Background imageShip Collection: RMS Mauretania EPW041073

RMS Mauretania EPW041073
The original RMS Mauretania in the floating dry dock, Southampton. Designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson for the Cunard Line. She was launched in September 1907

Background imageShip Collection: Chatham Dockyard 27552_024

Chatham Dockyard 27552_024
Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent. Once one of the Royal Navys main facilities, the dockyard is now a maritime museum. HMS Gannet

Background imageShip Collection: HMS Centaur EAW108229

HMS Centaur EAW108229
HMS Centaur docked in Liverpool. February 1963. One of the Centaur-class light fleet carriers of the Royal Navy. Launched in 1947 she saw service until 1966. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageShip Collection: Royal Docks, London a002112

Royal Docks, London a002112
ROYAL DOCKS, Silvertown, Canning Town, London. Shipping moored by the dockside including barges in the foreground. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945 - 1965

Background imageShip Collection: River Tyne 1935 EPW048817

River Tyne 1935 EPW048817
Aerial view of the Tyne River looking towards Tynemouth and Jarrow, August 1935. Lots of shipping in the river and in dock. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageShip Collection: Paddle steamer under arms CC80_00195

Paddle steamer under arms CC80_00195
DEPTFORD CREEK, LONDON. The paddle steamer Plinlimmon (formerly Cambrai) was hired by the Ministry of War transport in 1939

Background imageShip Collection: Dover Castle siege J020150

Dover Castle siege J020150
DOVER CASTLE, Kent. The siege of 1216. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team) of a naval battle in Sandwich Bay

Background imageShip Collection: Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365

Spithead Review 1924 EPW011365
REVIEW OF THE FLEET, Spithead, Portsmouth. The Spithead Review in July 1924, at which George V presented colours to the Royal Navy



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