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Docks and shipping Collection: Shipyards

Shipyards Collection
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Background imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping Collection: Tilbury Docks a001349

Tilbury Docks a001349
The Strathaird moored at dockside with its mast reflected in a puddle in the foreground. The ship was built in 1932 and scrapped in 1967. Photographed by Stanley W Rawlings. Date range: 1945-1965

Background imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping Collection: Maritime Hartlepool EAW695745

Maritime Hartlepool EAW695745
HMS Trincomalee and PSS Wingfield Castle docked at Hartlepool. Trincomalee was laid down in Bombay, India in 1812. The Wingfield Castle is a paddle steamer built at Hartlepool and launched in 1934

Background imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping Collection: Clink Wharf Ltd. a98_05351

Clink Wharf Ltd. a98_05351
CLINK WHARF LIMITED, Clink Street, St Mary Overys Dock, Southwark, London. The River Thames in London was lined with wharves into the 1950s

Background imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping Collection: Albert Dock, Liverpool a60_04458

Albert Dock, Liverpool a60_04458
ALBERT DOCK, Liverpool, Merseyside. A view of small craft in Albert Dock. The dock was opened in 1846 and prospered until the invention of steam driven ships which were too big for the docks; unlike

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Grimsby Docks 1933 EPW042806

Grimsby Docks 1933 EPW042806
GRIMSBY DOCKS, Lincolnshire. Aerial view, August 1933. This view shows Alexandra Dock, with the Victoria Mills, a moored sailing barge and Corporation Bridge to the right

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: London Docks a064927

London Docks a064927
LONDON DOCKS. Ships and barges moored at the docks with cranes overhead, a warning sign hanging on chains in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay in July 1965

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: The Floating Harbour, Bristol. 1921 EPW005446

The Floating Harbour, Bristol. 1921 EPW005446
FLOATING HARBOUR, Bristol. Aerial view. Steamer docked in the floating harbour opposite a transit warehouse and railway goods yard, March 1921

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: London Docks a065076

London Docks a065076
LONDON DOCKS. The view between two moored ships to a passenger ship behind. Photographed by John Gay in July 1965

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Cutty Sark 27532_007

Cutty Sark 27532_007
Cutty Sark, Greenwich. London. A historic tea clipper built in 1869, now in dry dock. Photographed in September 2012, it had been reopened as a visitor attraction in April of that year following

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Blyth coal staith a039506

Blyth coal staith a039506
General view of the coal staith at Blyth Power Station, Bedlington, Northumberland. View from the north west, with the frame of a coal barge in the foreground

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Blyth silos DP087765

Blyth silos DP087765
South Beach, Blyth, Northumberland. Looking east across the River Blyth towards the Alcan storage silos at North Blyth where the ship Arklow Wind is being loaded

Background imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping Collection: Birkenhead docks EGP_22663_003

Birkenhead docks EGP_22663_003
Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside. A view from Liverpool looking across the River Mersey towards Birkenhead, showing a ship in front of a warehouse owned by the International Cold Storage Company

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Deptford Dockyard 35097_036

Deptford Dockyard 35097_036
Deptford Dockyard and Olympia Convoys Wharf, Deptford, Greater London Authority, 2021

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: View from Deptford 35097_006

View from Deptford 35097_006
View looking north east from Deptford towards Millwall, Canary Wharf and the Millennium Dome, Deptford, Greater London, 2021

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Olympia Convoys Wharf 35097_034

Olympia Convoys Wharf 35097_034
Olympia Convoys Wharf, a Grade II listed warehouse, currently disused, at Deptford Dockyard, Deptford, Greater London, 2021

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Brayford Pool WSA01_01_g0868

Brayford Pool WSA01_01_g0868
Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire. A general view looking across Brayford Pool towards the warehouses on the north side, with Lincoln Cathedral visible in the distance. Photographed in 1933

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Boston Harbour BB67_09316

Boston Harbour BB67_09316
Harbour, Boston, Lincolnshire. A general view looking north. The tide is low revealing mudbanks along the wharves of the tidal inlet. Photographed in July 1929

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Thames Gateway DP049113

Thames Gateway DP049113
Thamesmead, Bexley, Greater London. General view looking north-east across the River Thames from Thamesmead towards Dagenham at dusk, with a tug travelling downstream

Background imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping Collection: Tilbury Docks 33643_004

Tilbury Docks 33643_004
Tilbury, Essex, 2018. The Port of Tilbury (London), on the River Thames. The docks opened 1886 and became part of the Port of London Authority in 1909

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Tilbury Riverside Station 33643_019

Tilbury Riverside Station 33643_019
Tilbury, Essex, 2018. Tilbury Riverside Station and floating landing stage, now the London International Cruise Terminal. Completed in 1924 the SS Empire Windrush docked here in 1948

Background imageDocks and shipping 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 imageDocks and shipping Collection: Etruria, Landing Stage, Pierhead, Liverpool OP00578

Etruria, Landing Stage, Pierhead, Liverpool OP00578
A large group of people converge towards the steam ship, SS Etruria, on the Landing Stage, Pierhead, Liverpool. Photograph by W and Company Limited. Date range: 1890-1910

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Tate & Lyle Ltd Sugar Silo OP02541

Tate & Lyle Ltd Sugar Silo OP02541
Huskisson Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool. The Tate & Lyle Ltd Sugar Silo during construction. Photographed in November 1956 for Tate and Lyle - Tate and Lyle Collection

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Huskisson Dock OP02540

Huskisson Dock OP02540
Huskisson Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool. An aerial view of the docks, with the Tate & Lyle sugar silo under construction near the centre of the picture

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Floating Dock EPW020452

Floating Dock EPW020452
Aerial view of floating dock, Southampton, Hampshire. Photographed by Aerofilms, 16th March 1928

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Shipping on the Avon BB89_03975

Shipping on the Avon BB89_03975
Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol. A view looking towards the gorge and bridge showing the pier in the foreground and sailing and steam vessels on the Avon

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Avonmouth Docks 21420_22

Avonmouth Docks 21420_22
Avonmouth Docks, Bristol. Avonmouth Dock was built in 1865-1877 by private enterprise. The dock was later incorporated into the Port of Bristol Authority. The Royal Edward Dock was added in 1908

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: East India Docks EPR003338

East India Docks EPR003338
East India Docks, London. The docks and surrounding warehouses with freighters loading and unloading. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. Aerofilms Collection. July 1937

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Entrance Lock to Former East India Dock Basin IoE 441617

Entrance Lock to Former East India Dock Basin IoE 441617
Lock with Millenium Dome in Background. IoE 441617

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Warehouse D, Albert Dock, Liverpool

Warehouse D, Albert Dock, Liverpool
Warehouse now housing part of the Merseyside Maritime Museum. IoE 213633

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Floating Harbour a78_06722

Floating Harbour a78_06722
Bristol. St Thomass The Martyrs Church, behind warehouses in Redcliff Street, seen across the Floating Harbour from Welsh Back, at a point opposite the E. end of King Street

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: London Docks a064969

London Docks a064969
LONDON DOCKS. Ships moored in the docks, the stern of a ship in the foreground with the Mariekerk behind, a barge on the water between them. Photographed by John Gay in July 1965

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: London Docks a065000

London Docks a065000
LONDON DOCKS. The ship Northland moored at the docks, the mooring ropes hanging down in the foreground and a crane to left lifting boxes. Photographed by John Gay in July 1965

Background imageDocks and shipping Collection: Gatekeepers Hut, Brunswick Dock, Liverpool

Gatekeepers Hut, Brunswick Dock, Liverpool
Stone octagonal building with deep eaves and corbelled roof with stone finial. IoE 213791



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