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Ocean liners: Launch Party - Mauretania

Ocean liners: Launch Party - Mauretania

People attending the official launch party of the Mauretania...Built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever bui... More

Ocean liners: Mauretania Construction

Ocean liners: Mauretania Construction

Photograph of the nearly completed vessel 'Mauretania' in September 1906...The West shed used to build the “Mauretania” was 728 ft long x 95 ft wide x 130 ft high complete with a glass roof. It survived until 1... More

A color guard from USS Constitution in Boston, Mass., parades the colors during an evening lecture, Recreating Our Maritime Heritage, at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

A color guard from USS Constitution in Boston, Mass., parades the colo...

NEWPORT, R.I. (Apr. 28, 2015) A color guard from USS Constitution in Boston, Mass., parades the colors during an evening lecture, Recreating Our Maritime Heritage, at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Is... More

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown are presented the Newmyer Maritime Heritage Award Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Hull Lifesaving Museum in Hull, Massachusetts.... More

Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown hugs Ed McCabe,

Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown hugs Ed McCabe,

Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown hugs Ed McCabe, of the Hull Lifesaving Museum, after Brown and her husband, Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown were presented the Newmyer Maritime Heritage Award Wednes... More

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown are presented the Newmyer Maritime Heritage Award Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Hull Lifesaving Museum in Hull, Massachusetts.... More

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown are presented the Newmyer Maritime Heritage Award Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Hull Lifesaving Museum in Hull, Massachusetts.... More

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty

Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown and Chief Petty Officer Amy Petersen Brown are presented the Newmyer Maritime Heritage Award Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Hull Lifesaving Museum in Hull, Massachusetts.... More

HMS Ark Royal - Leaving the Tyne for the first time on trials 19th October 1984

HMS Ark Royal - Leaving the Tyne for the first time on trials 19th Oct...

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - Final sea trials - 13th April 1985

HMS Ark Royal - Final sea trials - 13th April 1985

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 16th March 1985

HMS Ark Royal - 16th March 1985

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 27th April 1984

HMS Ark Royal - 27th April 1984

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 30th January 1984

HMS Ark Royal - 30th January 1984

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - Launch - 20th JUNE 1981

HMS Ark Royal - Launch - 20th JUNE 1981

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 6th May 1981

HMS Ark Royal - 6th May 1981

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 10th March 1981

HMS Ark Royal - 10th March 1981

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - under construction - 13th March 1979

HMS Ark Royal - under construction - 13th March 1979

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 20th October 1980

HMS Ark Royal - 20th October 1980

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - 7th July 1980

HMS Ark Royal - 7th July 1980

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

HMS Ark Royal - Fitting out - 27th September 1983

HMS Ark Royal - Fitting out - 27th September 1983

HMS Ark Royal was the former flagship of the Royal Navy. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th Dece... More

The lighthouse

The lighthouse

This is a glass slide of a sky against the sea, in the distance is a lighthouse. .The slide is from some time between 1920 and 1930. It was taken by South Shields Photographic Society's photographer Harrison Bu... More

German Submarine, UB-110.  Photograph Looking forward, showing four torpedo tubes

German Submarine, UB-110. Photograph Looking forward, showing four to...

The UB-110 sunk after attacking a merchant shipping convoy near Hartlepool in July 1918. It was then salvaged and transferred to Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson Ltd. Dry Docks (Wallsend), with an order to restore... More

S.S. Franconia. First Class single berth state-room

S.S. Franconia. First Class single berth state-room

Yard no's. 857, 877..Taken from the Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. Shipbuilders Collection..Date: 1910-1911..Reference no. DS.SWH/4/PH/7/8 (pg 36)..This photograph was selected by Mary Berry as part of ... More

Ferry Boat - Tyne c1900

Ferry Boat - Tyne c1900

Ferry boat on the Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne...From a collection of quarter plate glass negatives of photographs taken by James William Coleby, of Willington Quay...TWAS Ref: DX1250/5..(Copyright) We're happy fo... More

Sailing Ship

Sailing Ship

Sailing ship under tow on the Tyne. nd (c 1900)...From a collection of glass quarter plate negatives of photographs taken by James William Coleby, of Willington Quay...TWAS Ref: DX1250/4..(Copyright) We're happ... More

Herring Boat - Gratti

Herring Boat - Gratti

A Scottish herring boat ['Gratti' of Buckhaven] being manouvered at North Shields Fish Quay. c 1900..From a collection of quarter plate glass negatives of photographs taken by James William Coleby, of Willingto... More

Ocean liners: Sea Trials - Mauretania

Ocean liners: Sea Trials - Mauretania

Mauretania leaving the Tyne for sea trials...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tynes... More

Dominion Monarch

Dominion Monarch

The launch party on the platform,1938...Built at Swan Hunters & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, The Dominion Monarch was a first class passenger-cargo liner and at the time was the largest... More

Prehistoric Canoe

Prehistoric Canoe

Several blind children and their teacher are sitting in the prehistoric dug out canoe. The canoe was discovered in the River Wear at South Hylton in 1888. ..Photograph taken at Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery... More

Iron Ore Quay, Tyne Dock, 1962

Iron Ore Quay, Tyne Dock, 1962

Aerial view of the Iron Ore Quay, Tyne Dock, July 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/29586E)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the ... More

Jarrow from above, 1973

Jarrow from above, 1973

Aerial view of Jarrow, June 1973 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/61779A)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photog... More

Aerial view of South Shields, 1950

Aerial view of South Shields, 1950

Aerial view of South Shields, July 1950 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/5148B)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based ... More

Ship repair yard of Brigham & Cowan, 1962, England

Ship repair yard of Brigham & Cowan, 1962, England

Aerial view of the ship repair yard of Brigham & Cowan, South Shields, taken by Turners Ltd, July 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/29538E)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of So... More

Stern view of HMS Kelly

Stern view of HMS Kelly

Stern view of HMS Kelly during sea trials, 1939 (TWAM ref. 2931)...This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuilding and engineering firm of Hawthorn Leslie. The album gives us a fasci... More

HMS Jervis on sea trials

HMS Jervis on sea trials

View of HMS Jervis on sea trials, 1939 (TWAM ref. DS.HL/2/100/17). She was a J-Class destroyer and the sister ship of HMS Kelly...This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuilding and ... More

The tanker 'Tynefield' ready for launch

The tanker 'Tynefield' ready for launch

Aerial view of the tanker 'Tynefield' ready for launch from the shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn, 25 March 1952 (TWAM ref. 2931/43)...This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuild... More

Launch of the SD14 'Syrie'

Launch of the SD14 'Syrie'

Launch of the SD14 ‘Syrie’ from the Southwick shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, 14 February 1968 (DT.TUR/4/AG3727A)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipb... More

The cargo ship 'Eastern Glory' after launch

The cargo ship 'Eastern Glory' after launch

The cargo ship ‘Eastern Glory’ waiting to be towed to the fitting out quay after launch from the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, 12 April 1949 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/660/4/1)...Tyne & Wear A... More

Launch of the cargo ship 'Houston City'

Launch of the cargo ship 'Houston City'

View of the cargo ship ‘Houston City’ afloat on the River Wear after launch from the East Yard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Pallion, 18 July 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/AG2112L)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud t... More

'Eastern Glory' on the River Wear

'Eastern Glory' on the River Wear

View of the cargo ship ‘Eastern Glory’ under tow on the River Wear after launch at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, 12 April 1949 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/660/4/3)...Tyne & Wear Archives is... More

'Scottish Trader ' ready for launch

'Scottish Trader ' ready for launch

View of the bulk carrier ‘Scottish Trader’ ready for launch at the Southwick shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, 6 December 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/AG1873A)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selec... More

The 'Iron Ore' ready for launch

The 'Iron Ore' ready for launch

Aerial view of the Southwick Yard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd and the surrounding area, 8 July 1959 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/22435B). The image shows the ore carrier ‘Iron Ore’ ready for launch...Tyne & Wear Archive... More

Three Sunderland-built ships on the River Wear

Three Sunderland-built ships on the River Wear

The cargo ship ‘Harpagus’ being towed to the fitting out quay after launch by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, 24 September 1957 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/823/3/4)...The image also shows the cargo ship ‘Errington Cou... More

Aerial view of the Southwick Yard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd

Aerial view of the Southwick Yard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd

Aerial photograph of the Southwick Yard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, early May 1960 (TWAM ref. 3396/24229B). This shows the cargo ship ‘Willowbank’ in the foreground being fitted out, shortly after her launch o... More

The tug boat 'Seaburn' towing the 'Tanea'

The tug boat 'Seaburn' towing the 'Tanea'

View of the tanker ‘Tanea’ being towed by a paddle tug ‘Seaburn’ after launch by John Crown & Sons Ltd, 17 May 1950 (TWAM ref. DS.CR/4/PH/1/231/4)..Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images... More

Cargo ship 'Miss Chandris' ready for launch

Cargo ship 'Miss Chandris' ready for launch

View of the cargo ship ‘Miss Chandris’ ready for launch at the shipyard of William Doxford & Sons, Pallion, 11 March 1959 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/830/2/1)..Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection ... More

'Aghios Nicolaos' is launched by William Doxford & Sons

'Aghios Nicolaos' is launched by William Doxford & Sons

View of the shipyard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, showing the launch of the cargo ship ‘Aghios Nicolaos', while the ‘Dona Evgenia’ is completed at the fitting out quay, 11 October 1954 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/... More

'Kosmaj' afloat after launch

'Kosmaj' afloat after launch

‘Kosmaj’ afloat after launch by Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd and the North Sands shipyard, 18 August 1977 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/2/7). The shipyard did a remarkable job of replacing the bottom structure of the ... More

'Kosmaj' slides into the River Wear

'Kosmaj' slides into the River Wear

‘Kosmaj’ slides down the slipway into the River Wear at the North Sands shipyard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 18 August 1977 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/2/7). The shipyard did a remarkable job of replacing the b... More

Launch party of the 'Kosmaj'

Launch party of the 'Kosmaj'

View of the launch party of the ‘Kosmaj’, taken before her launch at the North Sands shipyard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 18 August 1977 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/2/7). She was built for Jugoslavenska Oceanska... More

'North Sands' afloat after launch

'North Sands' afloat after launch

Tug boats prepare to tow the tanker ‘North Sands’ to the fitting out quay after launch from the shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, 3 May 1965 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/715/3/2)..Tyne & Wear Archives is proud ... More

Launch of the tanker 'North Sands'

Launch of the tanker 'North Sands'

The launch party look on as drag chains slow down the tanker ‘North Sands’ after her launch from the shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, 3 May 1965 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/715/2/3)..Tyne & Wear Archives is p... More

Radiant II is launched into the River Wear

Radiant II is launched into the River Wear

Workers look on as the yacht Radiant II slides down the slipway into the River Wear at the Wear Dockyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, 29 March 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/26431K)..For an image of her ready for lau... More

Radiant II ready for launch

Radiant II ready for launch

Luxury yacht Radiant II ready for launch at the Wear Dockyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, 29 March 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/26431C)..Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sund... More

Tug boats towing Radiant II after launch

Tug boats towing Radiant II after launch

View of the River Wear showing the yacht ‘Radiant II’ under tow after launch from the Wear Dockyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, 29 March 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/26431AA)..This set of images celebrates the 300... More

'Vishva Pallav' afloat after launch

'Vishva Pallav' afloat after launch

View of 'Vishva Pallav' afloat on the River Wear after launch at the Deptford Yard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 3 March 1980 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/3/11)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selectio... More

'Melete' ready for launch

'Melete' ready for launch

Crowds gather as the 'Melete' is prepared for launch at at the Deptford Yard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 25 April 1975 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/3)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of im... More

'Borgsten' is launched into the River Wear

'Borgsten' is launched into the River Wear

Launch of the tanker ‘Borgsten’, built by J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, North Sands, 1 November 1963 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/709/3/3)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunde... More

'Nordic Chieftain' sliding down the ways

'Nordic Chieftain' sliding down the ways

Launch of the bulk carrier 'Nordic Chieftain' at the North Sands Yard, Sunderland, 5 April 1974 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/732/1/1)..Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderl... More

Launch of half the 'Vardefjell'

Launch of half the 'Vardefjell'

Launch of the forepart of the ‘Vardefjell’ by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, 27 March 1944. This was later joined to the salvaged aft part on the River Tyne. The original forepart was lost at sea in December 1942,... More

Launch of the SD14 'Degedo'

Launch of the SD14 'Degedo'

View of the SD14 cargo ship 'Degedo' afloat on the River Wear after launch by Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, September 1968 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/AG3980B)..Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of image... More

Princess Elizabeth in Sunderland

Princess Elizabeth in Sunderland

Princess Elizabeth watching the tanker ‘British Princess’ sliding down the ways at the shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, Sunderland, 30 April 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/1)...Tyne & Wear Archiv... More

Crowds at the launch of the 'British Princess'

Crowds at the launch of the 'British Princess'

Crowds look on during the launch of the tanker ‘British Princess’ built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, Sunderland, 30 April 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/1)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a... More

Launch of the 'Needles'

Launch of the 'Needles'

View of the 'Needles' afloat on the River Wear after launch at the shipyard of William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd 5 February 1958 (TWAM ref. DS.WP/4/PH/1/355/1)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selectio... More

The glamour of the ship launch

The glamour of the ship launch

The sponsor prepares to launch the 'Montcalm' at the shipyard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, 15 March 1960 (TWAM ref. DT .TUR/2/23847FF)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of ima... More

Chocks away

Chocks away

Knocking out the chocks before the launch of the tanker ‘Andwi’, built by John Crown & Sons Ltd, 4 June 1954 (TWAM ref. DS.CR/4/PH/1/237/1)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from ... More

HMS Opal on the slipway

HMS Opal on the slipway

First World War torpedo boat destroyer HMS Opal, is prepared for launch at the East Yard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, September 1915 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/6/8). She was an M-class destroyer and took p... More

Launch of the ferry ‘Superflex Bravo’

Launch of the ferry ‘Superflex Bravo’

View of the roll-on / roll-off ferry ‘Superflex Bravo’ after its launch by North East Shipbuilders, Southwick Yard, 10 August 1987 (TWAM ref. DS.NES/4/PH/1/1)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a select... More

Launch of the 'Eidanger'

Launch of the 'Eidanger'

View of the tanker ‘Eidanger’ afloat on the River Wear after launch, built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, 1 July 1938 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/3/1 pg23)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of im... More

Early view of barque launched on the River Wear

Early view of barque launched on the River Wear

Launch of the barque ‘Vencedora’ built by Robert Thompson & Sons, North Sands, April 1860 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/70)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbu... More

Crowd gathers for launch

Crowd gathers for launch

View of the cargo ship ‘Ruddbank’ ready for launch at the Deptford shipyard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 1 November 1978 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/906/1/2)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selecti... More

Young sponsor prepares to launch ship

Young sponsor prepares to launch ship

View of the sponsor ready to launch the cargo ship ‘Miss Chandris’, built by William Doxford & Sons, Pallion, 11 March 1959 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/830/1/3). The young girl in the picture is Eugenia Chandris, ... More

A Rigger

A Rigger

This is an Advertisement for William Doxford & Sons Ltd showing a rigger using traditional techniques to splice a wire rope, c1961..Reference: DS.DOX/6/7/4/3..Sunderland has a remarkable history of innovation i... More

Turret Ship

Turret Ship

This is a view of the turret ship ‘Grangesberg’ under construction by William Doxford & Sons, Pallion, c1903...Reference: DS.DOX/4/PH/3/2..Sunderland has a remarkable history of innovation in shipbuilding and m... More

Draughtsmen coat of arms

Draughtsmen coat of arms

This is a photograph of Draughtsmen at work in the optical loft of Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, April 1958...Reference: DS.BM/5/4/1/1..Sunderland has a remarkable history of innovation in shipbuilding and ma... More

A Welder coat of arms

A Welder coat of arms

This photograph shows a workman welding at the shipyard of Bartram & Sons Ltd, South Dock, 16 April 1956...Reference: 3396/15499F..Sunderland has a remarkable history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine en... More

The Oldest Workman

The Oldest Workman

Queen Elizabeth shakes hands with John Taylor, 89, oldest workman at the Hebburn Shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, 7 April 1943...Reference: 2931..On 22 November Prince William will be visiting Sunderland and South ... More

Welcome to their Majesties

Welcome to their Majesties

This is a photograph of Shipyard workers standing beside a sign reading 'Welcome to their Majesties' and welcoming King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, ... More

HRH Prince Albert visits South Shields

HRH Prince Albert visits South Shields

This photograph shows the future King George VI visiting the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, 16 April 1920..Reference: 1061/1209/2..On 22 November Prince William will be visiting Sunderland... More

Women working in the shipyard

Women working in the shipyard

This is a Photograph of King George V meeting women working at the shipyard of Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, 15 June 1917...Reference: DS.LG/5/1/1 pg127a...On 22 November Prince William will be visiting... More

Launch of the 'British Princess'

Launch of the 'British Princess'

This is a photograph of Princess Elizabeth launching the tanker ‘British Princess’ built by Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd, Deptford, 30 April 1946...Reference: DS.LG/4/PH/4/1 pg24..On 22 November Prince William wi... More

South Shields and the foreshore

South Shields and the foreshore

This is an Aerial view of South Shields foreshore, July 1955...Reference: DT.TUR/2/14025F..This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council’s new leisure... More

South Shields and the foreshore

South Shields and the foreshore

This is an Aerial view of South Shields foreshore, July 1955...Reference: DT.TUR/2/14025D..This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council’s new leisure... More

The Remains of HMS Kelly

The Remains of HMS Kelly

This photograph shows the remains of the H.M.S. Kelly arriving on the River Tyne following its severe Torpedo incident ..Reference: 2931-Unlisted..This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous ... More

HMS Kelly

HMS Kelly

This photograph shows the HMS Kelly (built 1939) on full power trial. HMS Kelly was built at the Hawthorn Leslie yard, Hebburn...Reference: 2931-43-01..This image is taken from an album produced by the world fa... More

Launching the Holyhead Ferry

Launching the Holyhead Ferry

This photograph, taken in the Hawthorn Leslie yard, Hebburn is captioned 'A Helping Hand. Launching "Holyhead Ferry I" February 1965.'..This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuildin... More

Welding

Welding

This photograph, taken in the Hawthorn Leslie yard, Hebburn shows a worker welding both sides of a structure at once, c1960s...Reference: 2931-43-20..This image is taken from an album produced by the world famo... More

The plates must be made perfectly flat

The plates must be made perfectly flat

This photograph, taken in the Hawthorn Leslie yard, Hebburn is captioned 'The plates must be made perfectly flat'...Reference: 2931-43-15..This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous shipbuil... More

A shotblast machine

A shotblast machine

This photograph, taken in the Hawthorn Leslie yard, Hebburn is of a Shotblast Machine Showing Manipulators, Sept 1960...Reference: 2931-43-10..This image is taken from an album produced by the world famous ship... More

Monopol Bay

Monopol Bay

This photograph, taken in the Hawthorn Leslie yard, Hebburn shows the Monopol Bay in the Preparation Shed (looking North), Sept 1960...Reference: 2931-43-09..This image is taken from an album produced by the wo... More

The launch of a Torpedo Cruiser

The launch of a Torpedo Cruiser

This is a launch invitation for the torpedo cruiser ‘Panther’, first ship built at the Elswick Shipyard, 1885. ..Image reference: 696/7/2..This image is part of a small selection of photographs from our outstan... More

World Unicorn, England

World Unicorn, England

This is a view of World Unicorn ready for launch by Swan Hunter, 1973...Image reference: DS.SWH/4/PH/5/28/2..This image is part of a small selection of photographs from our outstanding shipbuilding collections,... More

Punching rivet holes at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Punching rivet holes at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-15..This image has been taken from the Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd shipbuilders’ collection. The photographs, taken at the Sunderland Based Shipyard were used in the publicity campaign 'T... More

Welding at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Welding at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-13-1..This image has been taken from the Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd shipbuilders’ collection. The photographs, taken at the Sunderland Based Shipyard were used in the publicity campaign ... More

The Skeleton on a new ship at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

The Skeleton on a new ship at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-9..This image has been taken from the Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd shipbuilders’ collection. The photographs, taken at the Sunderland Based Shipyard were used in the publicity campaign 'Th... More

Working on a new ship at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Working on a new ship at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-8-1..This image has been taken from the Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd shipbuilders’ collection. The photographs, taken at the Sunderland Based Shipyard were used in the publicity campaign '... More

Steel Plating at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Steel Plating at Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd

Reference: DS.JLT-5-3-3..This image has been taken from the Joseph L Thompson & Sons Ltd shipbuilders’ collection. The photographs, taken at the Sunderland Based Shipyard were used in the publicity campaign 'Th... More

U-Boat 110, the Torpedo Room showing an overhead arrangement

U-Boat 110, the Torpedo Room showing an overhead arrangement

This photograph shows the U-Boat 110, a German Submarine that was sunk and risen in 1918. This photograph shows the Submarine's forward Torpedo Room...Reference: DS.SWH/5/3/2/14/1/9..This image is taken from an... More

Launch of the cargo ship 'Troutpool'

Launch of the cargo ship 'Troutpool'

View of the cargo ship ‘Troutpool’ afloat on the River Wear after launch at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 19 August 1955 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT4/PH/1/683/3/1)...This set celebrates th... More

'Chinese Prince' on the River Wear

'Chinese Prince' on the River Wear

View of the cargo ship 'Chinese Prince' under tow on the River Wear, built by J.L. Thompson & Sons, North Sands, October 1943 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/625/2)...This set celebrates the achievements of the famous... More

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