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Background imageWater Transport Collection: Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_064_42

Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_064_42
TILBURY DOCKS, CHADWELL ST MARY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A view of the cooling water intake caisson for Coryton Oil Refinery leaving the lock at Tilbury Docks

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_064_48

Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_064_48
TILBURY DOCKS, CHADWELL ST MARY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A view from a boat showing the cooling water intake caisson for Coryton Oil Refinery leaving Tilbury Docks

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Dockmaster JLP01_01_064_41

Dockmaster JLP01_01_064_41
TILBURY DOCKS, CHADWELL ST MARY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Captain W. R. Crouch, Dockmaster at Tilbury Docks, directing operations in the lock as the cooling water intake caisson for Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_063_04

Manouevring a concrete caisson JLP01_01_063_04
TILBURY DOCKS, CHADWELL ST MARY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A view of the cooling water intake caisson for Coryton Oil Refinery leaving Tilbury Dock to begin its journey down the Thames

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Flying Boat JRU01_01_109

Flying Boat JRU01_01_109
TOWER BRIDGE, TOWER HILL, TOWER HAMLETS, GREATER LONDON. A Short Sunderland flying boat on the River Thames at Tower Bridge, with the bridge in the background, during the Battle of Britain Week

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Demolition of Waterloo Bridge CXP01_01_106

Demolition of Waterloo Bridge CXP01_01_106
WATERLOO BRIDGE, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames showing the old Waterloo Bridge under demolition with a Thames sailing barge passing beneath it

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_009

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_009
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Brixham fishing fleet DIX02_01_254

Brixham fishing fleet DIX02_01_254
Brixham, Torbay, Devon. The fishing fleet in Brixham Outer Harbour with houses on North Furzeham Road on the cliff-top in the distance. Photographed by J Dixon Scott between 1925 and 1935

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Mending nets at Hastings DIX02_01_256

Mending nets at Hastings DIX02_01_256
Fishermen mending nets on the beach at Hastings, East Sussex. Photographed by J Dixon Scott between 1925 and 1939

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Old Windsor Lock HT02833

Old Windsor Lock HT02833
Old Windsor Lock, Old Windsor, Windsor And Maidenhead, Berkshire. A boating party on the river Thames by the old Lock showing the pretty lock keeper's cottage on the far bank

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Feathers Boat House OFH01_01_01_f09_01

Feathers Boat House OFH01_01_01_f09_01
Feathers Boat House, Wandsworth, Wandsworth, Greater London. The Feathers Boat House, also known as The Feathers Tavern, seen across the canal running parrallel to the River Wandle

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Eight Bells OFH01_01_01_f08_08

Eight Bells OFH01_01_01_f08_08
Eight Bells Public House, Lower Richmond Street, Putney, Wandsworth, Greater London. The old Eight Bells public house on Lower Richmond Road (then Windsor Street) seen from Putney embankment

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Billingsgate OFH01_01_01_f11_02

Billingsgate OFH01_01_01_f11_02
Billingsgate, City and County of the City of London, Greater London. Shipping moored on the River Thames probably viewed from a point close to Tower Dock

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Toll house OFH01_01_01_f02_14

Toll house OFH01_01_01_f02_14
Old Putney Bridge, Putney, Wandsworth, Greater London. The north end of the old Putney Bridge with the toll house on its right and the barge Rochester in the foreground

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Old bridge and Aqueduct OFH01_01_01_f02_01

Old bridge and Aqueduct OFH01_01_01_f02_01
Old Putney Bridge, Putney, Wandsworth, Greater London. The view from St Mary's Church tower in Putney looking across Thames towards Fulham with pedestrians on the old Putney Bridge to the right

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Old Putney Bridge OFH01_01_01_f01_14

Old Putney Bridge OFH01_01_01_f01_14
Old Putney Bridge, Putney, Wandsworth, Greater London. The view from Putney showing the old Putney Bridge crossing the River Thames with the Fulham tollhouse in the background

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Twickenham Yacht Club PLA01_03_0902

Twickenham Yacht Club PLA01_03_0902
Twickenham Yacht Club, Riverside, Twickenham, Richmond upon Thames, Greater London. Members of the Twickenham Yacht Club sailing in front of the club's boat house on Riverside, Twickenham

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Sailing dinghy PLA01_01_031

Sailing dinghy PLA01_01_031
Edgbaston Reservoir, Rotton Park, Birmingham. Members of the Midland Sailing Club sailing an Optimist sailing dinghy at Edgbaston Reservoir

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Chequers Inn BB026174

Chequers Inn BB026174
Chequers Inn, Bablock Hythe, Northmoor, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire. The Chequers Inn viewed across the Thames at Bablock Hythe Ferry

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Roebuck Ferry Cottage BB026142

Roebuck Ferry Cottage BB026142
Roebuck Ferry Cottage, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire. Roebuck Ferry Cottage at Tilehurst viewed across the River Thames. The sign on the front of the cottage reads " THAMES CONSERVANCY

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lock Keepers House BB026082

Lock Keepers House BB026082
Lock Keepers House, Goring, Goring-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire. The Lock Keepers House and Goring Lock viewed from the south east with a Thames skiff in the lock in the foreground

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Building Plymouth Wharf JLP01_01_033_13

Building Plymouth Wharf JLP01_01_033_13
PLYMOUTH WHARF, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. A team of men fixing steel reinforcements during the construction of Plymouth Wharf. Plymouth Wharf was built by Laing in the early 1950s

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Canalside JLP01_10_49387b

Canalside JLP01_10_49387b
NATIONAL INDOOR ARENA, KING EDWARDS ROAD, BIRMINGHAM. A view from Cambrian Wharf looking south west towards the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, which is in the final stages of construction

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Done fishing DP085522

Done fishing DP085522
Gugh, Isles of Scilly. View of beached derelict fishing boat and a rib

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Thames barge CXP01_01_109

Thames barge CXP01_01_109
A Thames barge operated by Woods Brick Makers, sailing in the Thames Estuary

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Demolition of Waterloo Bridge CXP01_01_098

Demolition of Waterloo Bridge CXP01_01_098
WATERLOO BRIDGE, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. Two crane vessels on the River Thames seen beneath the old Waterloo Bridge during its demolition

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lynmouth Harbour BAR03_01_450

Lynmouth Harbour BAR03_01_450
LYNMOUTH HARBOUR, LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON. A view over boats in Lynmouth Harbour at low tide, with sunlight falling on mist over houses on Riverside Road and Lynmouth Street

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Sailboats BAR03_01_454

Sailboats BAR03_01_454
Instow, North Devon. Three yachts with red sails, and yachts with white sails beyond, sailing in the River Torridge at Instow

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_004

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_004
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936. The Lion Brewery is on the right

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_001

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_001
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_003

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_003
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936. The Lion Brewery is on the right

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_002

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_002
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_008

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_008
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_007

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_007
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_005

Lambeth Shot Tower CXP01_01_005
SHOT TOWER AND LEAD WORKS, BELVEDERE ROAD, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON. A view across the River Thames towards the shot tower at Lambeth Lead Works in 1936. The Lion Brewery is on the right

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Southampton Docks HT02598

Southampton Docks HT02598
Southampton Docks. The bow of the Elbe, a large rigged ship docked next to warehouses in the port, with a large steam ship visible in the background. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1878

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Coniston Water DD004389

Coniston Water DD004389
CONISTON WATER, SOUTH LAKELAND, CUMBRIA. A man launching a rowing boat from a small jetty at the edge of Coniston Lake. Photographed in 1996 for the London Midland and Scottish Railway

Background imageWater Transport Collection: Town Jetty Southampton CC39_00483

Town Jetty Southampton CC39_00483
TOWN JETTY, SOUTHAMPTON, photographed in 1978 showing two large ships. The ship in the foreground is being unloaded with a crane


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