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Gruppeportrett på kommandobrua på et dampskip

Gruppeportrett på kommandobrua på et dampskip

Gruppeportrett på kommandobrua på et dampskip

Interior Desk Viewed from a Porthole

Interior Desk Viewed from a Porthole

The presence of open portholes enable observation. Visibility is usually restricted to about 15 feet.

<em>USS Arizona Porthole</em>

<em>USS Arizona Porthole</em>

Sixty-year-old air remains trapped between a porthole glass and the internal black-out cover

Et ungt par fotografert ved en køyseng. Personene og sted er ukjent, men bildet kan være tatt i lugaren ombord på en båt.

Et ungt par fotografert ved en køyseng. Personene og sted er ukjent, m...

Et ungt par fotografert ved en køyseng. Personene og sted er ukjent, men bildet kan være tatt i lugaren ombord på en båt.

To ukjente personer fotografert på dekket av en stor båt. Stedet der båten ligger er ukjent.

To ukjente personer fotografert på dekket av en stor båt. Stedet der b...

To ukjente personer fotografert på dekket av en stor båt. Stedet der båten ligger er ukjent.

A view of a Fighter Squadron 2 (VF-2) F-14A Tomcat as seen through an open porthole

A view of a Fighter Squadron 2 (VF-2) F-14A Tomcat as seen through an ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An interior view looking out through a porthole aboard the training destroyer escort USS RECRUIT (TDE 1), as recruits undergo basic training at the Naval Training Center

An interior view looking out through a porthole aboard the training de...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... More

An internal view aboard the training destroyer escort USS RECRUIT (TDE 1) as a recruit looks through a porthole during instruction at the Naval Training Center

An internal view aboard the training destroyer escort USS RECRUIT (TDE...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Terry C. Mitchell Release Status: Released t... More

Members of the 1ST Division (Deck Force) anchor detail look through a porthole to provide information to the bridge as the anchor is released aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

Members of the 1ST Division (Deck Force) anchor detail look through a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view through a porthole aboard the large harbor tub PUSHMATAHA (YTB 830) of the nuclear-powered attack submarine ex-USS NAUTILUS (SSN 571) and large harbor tug SKENANDOA (YTB 835)

A view through a porthole aboard the large harbor tub PUSHMATAHA (YTB ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Steve Miller Release Status: Released to... More

A view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) and another auxiliary ship as seen through a porthole aboard the destroyer tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD 41)

A view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) and another...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Millie Tamberg, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

A crewman peers out a propped-open porthole on an LCM 8 mechanized landing craft. The LCM and other navy small craft and warships are in the gulf to provide security for US-flagged shipping

A crewman peers out a propped-open porthole on an LCM 8 mechanized lan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Smith Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A merchant ship is seen through the porthole of a Naval Air Reserve Patrol Squadron 64 (VP-64) P-3 Orion aircraft during active duty training

A merchant ship is seen through the porthole of a Naval Air Reserve Pa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... More

A sailor stands watch at a porthole aft on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69) during FLEET EX '90

A sailor stands watch at a porthole aft on the nuclear-powered aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FLEET EX '90 Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: JO3 Oscar Sosa Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

Sailors look out a porthole of one of three Soviet Pacific Fleet ships in port on a five-day goodwill visit

Sailors look out a porthole of one of three Soviet Pacific Fleet ships...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 P. Muscutt Release Status... More

Sailors aboard the destroyer tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-41) wave from a porthole as the vessel arrives in port from deployment in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm

Sailors aboard the destroyer tender USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-41) wave from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Naval Air Station, Norfolk State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... More

Porthole

Porthole

Washington DC (Oct. 21) -- A porthole aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Staten Island (WPB 1345). The cutter is homeported in Atlantic Beach, N.C. USCG photo by HIERONYMUS, BRIDGET PA3

A view of the Washington Monument as seen through a porthole from the bridge near the Jefferson Memorial, in Washington, DC

A view of the Washington Monument as seen through a porthole from the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Sean M. Brennan, USAF Release St... More

U.S. Navy SENIOR CHIEF Boatswain's Mate Hobart Allen watches from a porthole as the starboard anchor is raised aboard the Nimitz Class Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75) on Jan. 22, 2007, during a precision anchoring exercise somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 3rd Class Kristopher Wilson) (Released)

U.S. Navy SENIOR CHIEF Boatswain's Mate Hobart Allen watches from a po...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: MC3 Kristopher Wilson, USN Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Sailors aboard amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) peer from a porthole as Blue Ridge pulls into forward deployed operating base Fleet Activities Yokosuka.

Sailors aboard amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) peer fr...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Mar. 21, 2007) Sailors aboard amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) peer from a porthole as Blue Ridge pulls into forward deployed operating base Fleet Activities Yokosuka. The ship r... More

The Military Sealift Command Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) is reflected in a porthole of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

The Military Sealift Command Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammun...

PACIFIC OCEAN (May. 19, 2017) The Military Sealift Command Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) is reflected in a porthole of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ca... 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

Launch of the 'Orient City' at night

Launch of the 'Orient City' at night

Bulk carrier ‘Orient City’ ready for launch at the Deptford Yard of Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd, 25 November 1976 (TWAM ref. DS.LG/4/PH/4/5)..Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from ... 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

'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

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

'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

HMS Opal afloat on the River Wear

HMS Opal afloat on the River Wear

View of the First World War torpedo boat destoyer HMS Opal, launched by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, September 1915 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/6/8)...Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from it... 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

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

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

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

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

A River Wear scene

A River Wear scene

The tanker ‘British Rose’ at the fitting out quay, while the tugboat Wexford passes by, 10 October 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/5/3/8). 'British Rose' was launched at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons,... More

Painting the tanker 'Borgsten'

Painting the tanker 'Borgsten'

View of the tanker 'Borgsten' being painted shortly before her launch from the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, October 1963 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/32384A)...This set celebrates the achievements of th... More

Launch of 'G.M. Livanos' at the North Sands shipyard

Launch of 'G.M. Livanos' at the North Sands shipyard

Launch of the bulk carrier 'G.M. Livanos' at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, 26 April 1968 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/723/2/1)...This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland shi... More

Sea trials of the 'Empire Halley'

Sea trials of the 'Empire Halley'

Sea trials of the cargo ship ‘Empire Halley’, built by J.L. Thompson & Sons, North Sands, Sunderland, c1941. This style of vessel developed by the shipyard was the forebear of the Liberty ships built by the Uni... More

The Guildhall, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1958, England

The Guildhall, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1958, England

View of the Guildhall, Newcastle upon Tyne and the surrounding area, April 1958 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/976/6). It also shows a train crossing the High Level Bridge in the background...Tyne & Wear Archives presents... More

Ships on the River Wear, Sunderland, England

Ships on the River Wear, Sunderland, England

View of 'Coogee' and ‘Ruysdael’ built by J.L. Thompson & Sons alongside each other at Manor Quay, Sunderland, c1888 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/224/2/2)...This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderl... More

The crew's messroom on 'Nicola'

The crew's messroom on 'Nicola'

View of crew’s messroom on ‘Nicola’ the first SD14 to be built by Austin & Pickersgill at the Southwick shipyard, Sunderland (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/3732R)...This set celebrates the ‘Nicola’, the first in a long li... More

Deck view on 'Nicola'

Deck view on 'Nicola'

Deck view looking aft on ‘Nicola’ the first SD14 to be built by Austin & Pickersgill, February 1968 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/3732F)....This set celebrates the ‘Nicola’, the first in a long line of standard ships des... More

Stern quarter view of 'Nicola' on sea trials

Stern quarter view of 'Nicola' on sea trials

Starboard stern quarter view of ‘Nicola’ on sea trials, 13 February 1968 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/52228D). She was launched at the Southwick shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill, Sunderland, 29 December 1967 ..This set... More

'Nicola' getting a coat of paint

'Nicola' getting a coat of paint

View of ‘Nicola’ shortly before launch from the Southwick yard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, mid December 1967 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/52047B). She's getting a coat of paint and you can now see her name...This set c... More

The tanker 'Gomphina' under tow on the River Wear

The tanker 'Gomphina' under tow on the River Wear

View of the tanker ‘Gomphina' being towed by the tugboat ‘President’ after launch from the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, 14 October 1947 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/876B)...Tyne & Wear Archives is p... More

Cargo ship 'Finix' ready for launch

Cargo ship 'Finix' ready for launch

Bow view of the cargo ship 'Finix' ready for launch at the Pallion Yard of the Doxford & Sunderland Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland, 18 April 1969 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/4222B)...Tyne & Wear Archives... More

An Acheron Class destroyer at sea

An Acheron Class destroyer at sea

Port side view of an Acheron Class destroyer built by Hawthorn Leslie, c1912...It’s unclear whether the vessel is HMS Jackal or HMS Tigress. Both destroyers served during the First World War (TWAM ref. DS.HL/2/... More

HMS Scourge at sea

HMS Scourge at sea

Starboard side view of the destroyer HMS Scourge, 1910. She was launched by the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 11 February 1910 (TWAM ref. DS.HL/2/100/3)...HMS Scourge was a Beagle Class destroyer. She ... More

HMS Ghurka at sea

HMS Ghurka at sea

Starboard side view of HMS Ghurka at sea, 1908 (TWAM ref. 2931 War17)...HMS Ghurka was a Tribal-class destroyer launched by Hawthorn Leslie on 29 April 1907. Tragically, HMS Ghurka was sunk on 8 February 1917 a... More

Launch party of HMS Greyhound

Launch party of HMS Greyhound

Launch party of HMS Greyhound, launched at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 6 October 1900 (TWAM ref. 4923/1)...HMS Greyhound was a C-class destroyer. During the First World War she took part in anti-... More

Port side view of HMS Derwent

Port side view of HMS Derwent

HMS Derwent at sea, 1904 (TWAM ref. 2931 War11)...HMS Derwent was a River Class destroyer launched by Hawthorn Leslie on 14 February 1903. Derwent was lost on 2 May 1917 when she struck a German mine...The ship... More

HMS Champion in dry dock, England

HMS Champion in dry dock, England

HMS Champion in dry dock at the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard, Hebburn, 5 June 1915 (TWAM ref. 4471/3)...HMS Champion was a C-class light cruiser and one of the first vessels of the Light Cruiser Squadron in action ... More

Bow view of HMS Eden

Bow view of HMS Eden

Bow view of HMS Eden in dry dock at the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard, Hebburn, 1903 (TWAM ref. 2931 Misc60)...HMS Eden was a River Class destroyer, launched by Hawthorn Leslie on 13 March 1903. She was lost on 18 J... More

Unloading at the Quayside, 1957, England

Unloading at the Quayside, 1957, England

Discharging a ship at the Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, September 1957 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/871)...Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of images taken by the Newcastle-based photographers Turners Ltd...The f... More

Tyne Bridge, 1960

Tyne Bridge, 1960

View of the Tyne Bridge from the Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, July 1960 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/1489A)...For another great view of the Tyne Bridge taken on the same day from Gateshead Quays see www.flickr.com/pho... More

'Gomphina' and 'Hemsefjell' at Manor Quay, Sunderland

'Gomphina' and 'Hemsefjell' at Manor Quay, Sunderland

View of the tanker ‘Gomphina’ and the cargo ship ‘Hemsefjell’ at Manor Quay, March 1948 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/655/1/4). 'Gomphina' was launched by J.L. Thompson & Sons at North Sands on 14 October 1947...Th... More

Launch of the tanker 'Busiris'

Launch of the tanker 'Busiris'

The tanker ‘Busiris’ sliding down the ways at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 4 October 1960 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT4/PH/1/698/3/3)...This set celebrates the achievements of the famous S... More

Launch of the tanker 'British Venture'

Launch of the tanker 'British Venture'

Shipyard workers watch the tanker ‘British Venture’ entering the River Wear after launch by J.L. Thompson & Sons, 21 May 1948 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/656/3/4)...This set celebrates the achievements of the famo... More

Model maker at work at the North Sands shipyard

Model maker at work at the North Sands shipyard

Model maker at work at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, February 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28432K)...This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland shipbuilding firm Joseph L. Tho... More

'Silverbriar' at night

'Silverbriar' at night

View of the cargo ship ‘Silverbriar’ at night, February 1948 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/1232W). She was launched at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 21 May 1947. ..This set celebrates the ... More

Launch of the tanker 'Spinanger'

Launch of the tanker 'Spinanger'

View of the tanker ‘Spinanger’ entering the River Wear after launch from the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 22 October 1957 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/694/3/3). The launch of 'Spinanger... More

The tanker 'Spinanger' ready for launch

The tanker 'Spinanger' ready for launch

View of the tanker ‘Spinanger’ ready for launch at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 22 October 1957 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/694/2/2). The launch of 'Spinanger' was unusual in that ... More

Launch of the bulk carrier 'Silksworth'

Launch of the bulk carrier 'Silksworth'

View of the bulk carrier ‘Silksworth’ sliding down the ways at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 28 February 1964 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/713/2)...This set celebrates the achievemen... More

Elswick Shipyard, 1885, England

Elswick Shipyard, 1885, England

View of Elswick Shipyard, 1885 (TWAM ref. 696/5). This appears to show the Austrian cruiser ‘Panther’ ready for launch. The photograph seems to have been taken from the King's Meadow, an island in the middle of... More

HMS Victoria on the River Tyne, England

HMS Victoria on the River Tyne, England

HMS Victoria, passing through the Swing Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1889 (TWAM ref. D.VA/24/3). She was launched at the Elswick Shipyard of Armstrong Whitworth on 9 April 1887...‘Workshop of the World’ is a ph... More

Sea trials of the tanker 'Thorshavn'

Sea trials of the tanker 'Thorshavn'

Aerial view of the tanker ‘Thorshavn’ on sea trials, April 1950 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/661/5). She was launched at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons on 21 November 1949...This set celebrates th... More

'Thorshavn' afloat after launch

'Thorshavn' afloat after launch

View of the tanker ‘Thorshavn’ afloat on the River Wear after launch by J.L. Thompson & Sons, 21 November 1949 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/661/3/3)...This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland s... More

The bulk carrier 'Nego Anne' from the air

The bulk carrier 'Nego Anne' from the air

Aerial view of the bulk carrier 'Nego Anne' on sea trials, September 1961 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/704/5). She was launched on 31 May 1961 at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland...T... More

Painting of Northbank's hull is complete

Painting of Northbank's hull is complete

Painting of the hull is complete and the vessel is ready for launch, 31 January 1957 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/819/1/21)...This album documents the construction of the cargo ship ‘Northbank’ by the famous shipbu... More

Launch of the Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes

Launch of the Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes

Postcard of the launch of the Brazilian battleship 'Minas Geraes' at the Elswick Shipyard of Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co. Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, 10 September 1908 (TWAM ref. DF.CLR/8/5)...The postcard ... More

Hudson Dock, Sunderland

Hudson Dock, Sunderland

View of Hudson Dock North, Sunderland, c1898 (TWAM ref. 238/36). This image is taken from an 'Illustrated Guide to Sunderland and Environs' issued in 1898 by Sunderland Corporation and the River Wear Commission... More

Cargo ship unloading at the South Docks, Sunderland

Cargo ship unloading at the South Docks, Sunderland

View of the cargo ship 'Calfa' unloading into railway waggons at the South Docks, Sunderland, January 1957 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/16913C)...This set of images celebrates the 300th Anniversary of the establishment ... More

Preparing for the launch of two Wear hopper barges

Preparing for the launch of two Wear hopper barges

View of Wear Hopper 3 and Wear Hopper 4 being prepared for launch at the shipyard of John Crown & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, 5 October 1959 (TWAM ref. DS.CR/4/PH/1/246/2/1). These hopper barges played a vital role o... More

Training Ship 'Wellesley' on fire at North Shields

Training Ship 'Wellesley' on fire at North Shields

Postcard of the Training Ship 'Wellesley' on fire at North Shields, 11 March 1914 (TWAM ref. DX1305/1/1). The vessel was destroyed by the blaze. It served as an industrial school for destitute boys...The postca... More

Aerial view of the River Wear, 1948

Aerial view of the River Wear, 1948

Aerial view of the River Wear in May 1948 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/1484G). It was a busy river back then as reflected by the ships at Palmers Hill Quay and Manor Quay on the north bank and at Scotia Quay on the sout... More

Bridges on the River Tyne, England

Bridges on the River Tyne, England

View along the River Tyne towards the Tyne Bridge, June 1961 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/26897B). ..Tyne & Wear Archives presents a series of images taken by the Newcastle-based photographers Turners Ltd...The firm had... More

A cargo liner from East Africa at the Corporation Quay, Sunderland

A cargo liner from East Africa at the Corporation Quay, Sunderland

View of the passenger / cargo ship Kenilworth Castle at the Corporation Quay, Sunderland, July 1949 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/3177D)...This set of images celebrates the 300th Anniversary of the establishment of the P... More

Delivery of a 50 ton rudder to the Elswick Works

Delivery of a 50 ton rudder to the Elswick Works

Delivery of a 50 ton rudder from Walker Naval Yard to the Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne, 30 April 1964 (TWAM ref. DS.VA/9/PH/1/23620). A Tyne Improvement Commission hopper barge can also been seen in the b... More

Two great ships, side by side

Two great ships, side by side

View of the 'Turbinia' beside the 'Mauretania' at Wallsend in 1907 (TWAM ref. DS.SWH/4/PH/7/6/58). The presence of the 'Turbinia' really gets across the size of the great ocean liner...The 'Mauretania' was one ... More

First World War Patrol boat on sea trials

First World War Patrol boat on sea trials

Photograph of Patrol boat P-31 on sea trials, 1916 (TWAM ref. DS.RDD/4/PH/2/1/3). This vessel was built by John Readhead & Sons, South Shields. Patrol boats were built under the Emergency War Programme to relie... More

Preparing to launch 'Baron Berwick' at South Shields

Preparing to launch 'Baron Berwick' at South Shields

View of the cargo ship 'Baron Berwick' on the berth prior to launch from the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, 25 July 1956 (TWAM ref. DS.RDD/4/PH/1/589/1)...This set celebrates the achieveme... More

Launch of the cargo ship 'Alexandros'

Launch of the cargo ship 'Alexandros'

View of the cargo ship 'Alexandros' as she is launched at the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, 11 November 1958 (TWAM ref. DS.RDD/4/PH/1/598/3)...This set celebrates the achievements of the ... More

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