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Topic: shipbuilding

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Pilot Office, Belfast

Pilot Office, Belfast

Men working on tracks at the docks in Belfast beside the Pilot Office...Thanks to Gerry Ward ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/gerryward/ ) for this great background information:."The Pilot Office stood on the no... more

Union Iron Works /

Union Iron Works /

From Edison films catalog: Here was built the peerless battleship "Oregon." The scene is taken at lunch hour, and shows a great throng of employees leaving the shop. 50 feet. 7.50. Advertised as part of the "So... more

The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells,

The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells,

The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells, built in 1900 at the Bean shipyard, was perhaps the most famous vessel to be constructed in Camden and the first 6-master built in the world. This vessel was launched Aug... more

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The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells, built in 1900 at the Bean shipyard, was perhaps the most famous vessel to be constructed in Camden and the first 6-master built in the world. This vessel was launched Aug... more

Mt Battie and shipyard 1902

Mt Battie and shipyard 1902

View of inner Camden harbor with shipyard on right and Mt Battie and Mt Megunticook in background. Photo circa 1902.

[Side view of Lusitania showing the launching cradle and the propellers]

[Side view of Lusitania showing the launching cradle and the propeller...

Title: [Side view of Lusitania showing the launching cradle and the propellers] ..Creator: Bedford Lemere & Co...Date: ca. 1905-1907..Part Of: Photographs of Q.S.T.S. "Lusitania"..Physical Description: 1 photog... more

Mauretania Stern

Mauretania Stern

Here is a stern view showing the disposition of propellers of the Mauretania...Built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard, RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famou... more

Promenades - Mauretania

Promenades - Mauretania

Heres a view showing the second- class promenades of the Mauretania...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ... more

Mauretania Decks

Mauretania Decks

Photograph taken from the stern showing completed bunkers and the decks taking shape on the 'Mauretania'. ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside...Reference: TWAS: L4673.16..(C... more

Mauretania Construction

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

Workmen - Mauretania

Workmen - Mauretania

The aft launch cradle in position. This photograph shows some of the workmen who built the vessel...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside. ..Reference: TWAS: 2931.T.6..(Copyrigh... more

Mauretania Build

Mauretania Build

This is a view from the aft looking forward at the 'Mauretania', showing the installation of the forward coal bunkers – an original Magic Lantern slide is dated 04/04/1905...RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most f... more

Boiler Uptake - Mauretania

Boiler Uptake - Mauretania

This section of the Mauretania was the lead from the boilers to the base of one of the funnels, to exhaust the smoke and flue gas...The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson... more

Mauretania Continued

Mauretania Continued

Work proceeding on the double bottoms on the construction of the 'Mauretania'...Note the hydraulic riveting machine in the foreground to the right. ..RMS MAURETANIA was one of the most famous ships ever built o... more

[Checking equipment, Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, PA]

[Checking equipment, Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, PA]

Title: [Checking equipment, Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Chester, PA] ...Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ...Date: 1938...Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection...Place: Chester, Pennsyl... more

New Lobster Boat

New Lobster Boat

This photograph depicts a woman about to break a bottle of champagne on the bow of a new lobster boat, while another couple stands across from her. River and Harbor Photographs for New England

VISIT BY MASIYIRO HISATANI MITSUI SHIPBUILDING COMPANY JAPAN

VISIT BY MASIYIRO HISATANI MITSUI SHIPBUILDING COMPANY JAPAN

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 8/4/1975 Photographer: MARTIN BROWN Keywords: Larsen Scan Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

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Construction of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott in 1898. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the launching at ... more

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The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells, built in 1900 at the Bean shipyard, was perhaps the most famous vessel to be constructed in Camden and the first 6-master built in the world. This vessel was launched Aug... more

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The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells, built in 1900 at the Bean shipyard, was perhaps the most famous vessel to be constructed in Camden and the first 6-master built in the world. This vessel was launched Aug... more

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Launching of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott on January 13, 1899. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the lau... more

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Launching of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott on January 13, 1899. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the lau... more

The 5-masted schooner "Jennie French Potter"

The 5-masted schooner "Jennie French Potter"

The 5-masted schooner "Jennie French Potter" was 257 feet long and was launched from the Bean yard in 1899. It dwarfs the passenger steamship and skiff next to her.

Schooners on the ways

Schooners on the ways

Photograph of two schooners on the ways at the Bean shipyard in Camden. Photo is undated but is prior to 1920, as the Summit House is still visible on Mt. Battie.

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Launching of the schooner "Anna Murray" from the Holly M. Bean shipyard in July 1899.

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Launching of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott on January 13, 1899. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the lau... more

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The 5-masted schooner "Jennie French Potter" was 257 feet long and was launched from the Bean yard in 1899.

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Construction of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott in 1898. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the launching at... more

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Launching of the schooner "Anna Murray" from the Holly M. Bean shipyard in July 1899. Negro Island (now Curtis Island) is visible in the background.

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Construction of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott in 1898. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the launching at ... more

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View of the head of the harbor from Sea Street in December 1899. The L-shaped Ocean House hotel is visible in the left background. The Camden Public Library is now located on the hotel site, and the boat shed... more

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Construction of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott in 1898. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the launching at ... more

Harvill's boat shed

Harvill's boat shed

Willis Harvill's boat shed at the head of Camden harbor circa 1923. The Megunticook River waterfall is visible in the background.

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The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells, built in 1900 at the Bean shipyard, was perhaps the most famous vessel to be constructed in Camden and the first 6-master built in the world. This vessel was launched Aug... more

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"Stuck fast in the mud and floated after waiting 2 weeks for a high tide." .The 1329-ton 4-masted schooner "Thomas S. Dennison" on the ways at the Dunn & Elliott shipyard in Thomaston, Maine. The vessel was l... more

Bird Brothers & Willey at Camden harbor

Bird Brothers & Willey at Camden harbor

Camden harbor viewed from the wharf near Bird Brothers & Willey on Bayview Street.

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The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells, built in 1900 at the Bean shipyard, was perhaps the most famous vessel to be constructed in Camden and the first 6-master built in the world. This vessel was launched Aug... more

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The 6-masted schooner George W. Wells, built in 1900 at the Bean shipyard, was perhaps the most famous vessel to be constructed in Camden and the first 6-master built in the world. This vessel was launched Aug... more

The launch of HMAS ALBATROSS I at Cockatoo Island Dockyard

The launch of HMAS ALBATROSS I at Cockatoo Island Dockyard

This photograph depicts the launch of the Royal Australian Navy's first seaplane carrier HMAS ALBATROSS I on 23 February 1928 at Cockatoo Island Dockyard in Sydney...This photo is part of the Australian Nationa... 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

Ehituses olev laev / A ship under construction

Ehituses olev laev / A ship under construction

Ehituses olev laev. Käsmul on oluline koht eesti merenduse ajaloos – külas elasid paljud kaptenid ja laevaomanikud ning aastatel 1884-1931 tegutses siin merekool. Lisaks ehitati Käsmus ka laevu, eriti alates 19... more

But the last shall be first and the first shall be last: May the Lord in His mercy be kind to Belfast

But the last shall be first and the first shall be last: May the Lord ...

A monument to Sir E. J. Harland in Belfast takes us up north of the border (which is in the news) today, and gives me an opportunity to quote from Maurice Craig's wonderful poem. Harland is a name that is syno... more

Aerial view of Grovehill shipyard 1950 (archive ref DDX1235-2-3)

Aerial view of Grovehill shipyard 1950 (archive ref DDX1235-2-3)

The site of Cook, Welton & Gemmell shipbuilders of Beverley. Once the world's largest manufacturer of trawlers...(Why not try searching our East Riding of Yorkshire Map ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/erarchi... more

'Abeille' at Grovehill shipyard 1950s (archive ref DDX1525-1-3)

'Abeille' at Grovehill shipyard 1950s (archive ref DDX1525-1-3)

A steam tug launched on the 20th December 1952, ‘Abeille 15’ was later renamed ‘Suzanne M'. The vessel sank in the Mississippi Delta during 1987. ..(Why not try searching our East Riding of Yorkshire Map ( htt... more