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Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland

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Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland

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Aerial view of the dry docks and ship repairing yard of T.W. Greenwell & Company Ltd, South Dock, Sunderland, March 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/28690C). This set of aerial images is intended as a short historical tour of the River Wear from the Piers to Pallion. It gives us an impression of what the River looked like during the middle years of the Twentieth Century, when it was a hive of industrial activity. Sunderland had an international reputation for shipbuilding and this is well represented in this set with images of its famous shipyards such as Austin & Pickersgill, J.L. Thompson & Sons and Sir James Laing & Sons. The River Wear was also home to a thriving marine engineering industry, reflected here by images of the engine works of William Doxford & Sons and George Clark. Other industries are also featured such as glassmaking and of course the key industry of coal mining. Mining is represented by images of Wearmouth Colliery and the riverside coal staithes, which were vital to the coal trade. These images reflect how much the River Wear has changed over the past 50 years, with the disappearance of traditional heavy industries. Those businesses may have gone but Sunderland can be proud of its industrial heritage and the men and women who worked on Wearside and helped to shape the City we know today. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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Sons and beyond Sons and beyond

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Aerial view of South Shields, 1977 Aerial view of South Shields, 1977

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Aerial view of South Shields, 1977 Aerial view of South Shields, 1977

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industry | industry | industrial | industrial | ships | ships | engineering | engineering | kingstreet | kingstreet | southshields | southshields | tyneside | tyneside | vessels | vessels | rivertyne | rivertyne | aerialphotograph | aerialphotograph | drydocks | drydocks | southtyneside | southtyneside | northtyneside | northtyneside | shiprepair | shiprepair | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | albertedwarddock | albertedwarddock

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Aerial view of South Shields, 1950

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northsea | beaches | southshields | rivertyne | shipbuilding | aerialphotograph | drydocks | southtyneside | shiprepair | johnreadheadsonsltd | tynepiers

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Middle Docks and Engineering Company, South Shields, 1962

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Middle Docks and Engineering Company, South Shields, 1962

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Aerial view of the premises of the Middle Docks and Engineering Company Ltd, South Shields, July 1962 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/29539C). The firm were engineers and ship repairers. Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Aerial view of South Shields, 1950

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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 photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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aerialphotograph | southtyneside | southshields | northsea | beaches | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shiprepair | tynepiers | johnreadheadsonsltd | drydocks | aerialview | july1950 | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | southtynesidefromtheair | turnersltd | abstract | industrialheritage | maritimeheritage | shipbuildingheritage | land | passage | water | vessel | bank | gateway | shadow | daylight | steeets | buildings | civilization | infrastructure | industry | construction | progress | change | development | structure | transportation | interesting | fascinating | unusual | compelling | sand | sea | vegetation | grain | mark | debris | era | documentation | archives | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom

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

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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 album of photographs found in the Swan Hunter shipbuilders collection at Tyne & Wear Archives. The album is from 1918 and documents the U.B. 110 before she was scrapped on the dry docks of Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson Ltd, Wallsend. The twin-screw German submarine U.B. 110 was built by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg. On the 19th July 1918, when attacking a convoy of merchant ships near Hartlepool, she herself was attacked by H.M. Motor-Launch No. 263 and suffered from depth charges. Coming to the surface she was rammed by H.M.S. Garry, a torpedo boat destroyer, and sunk. In September she was salvaged and placed in the admiralty dock off Jarrow slake. She was then berthed at Swan Hunter's dry docks department with an order to restore her as a fighting unit. The Armistice on 11th November 1918 caused work on her to be stopped. She was towed on the 19th December 1918 from Wallsend to the Northumberland Dock at Howdon and was subsequently sold as scrap. The album of photographs, taken by Frank & Sons of South Shields, documents the U.B. 110 in extensive detail. The photographs provide a rare glimpse into the mechanics and atmosphere of the raised German submarine. More images of the U-Boat 110 can be viewed here. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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German Submarine, UB-110. Photo of Control room looking aft, starboard side

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This image shows manhole to periscope wall, valve wheels for flooding and blowing. Hanwheels for periscope gear, air pressure gauges. 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 her to fighting state. The order cancelled following Armistice and she was scrapped thereafter. Taken from the Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. Shipbuilders Collection Date: November 1918 Reference no. DS.SWH/5/3/2/14/1/26 This photograph was selected by Paul Gibson as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Paul's response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/28300738@N07/8341111085/in/pool-unc... Find out more about the project here: www.flickr.com/groups/uncoveringarchivesphotography/ More images of the U-Boat 110 can be viewed here. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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

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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 her to fighting state. The order cancelled following Armistice and she was scrapped thereafter. Date: November 1918 Taken from the Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. Shipbuilders Collection Reference no. DS.SWH/5/3/2/14/1/1 This photograph was selected by Sharon Melrose as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Sharon's response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/89964557@N08/8346332720/in/pool-unc... Find out more about the project here: www.flickr.com/groups/uncoveringarchivesphotography/ More images of the U-Boat 110 can be viewed here. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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boat | warship | submarine | imperialgermannavy | germannavy | kaiserlichemarine | ub110 | typeubiii | typeubiiisubmarine | ubiii | torpedotube | torpedotubes | torpedoroom | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | documentation | germansubmarine | ww1 | november1918 | worldwarone | wartime | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | armistice | drydockswallsend | hartlepool | july1918 | shipbuildingheritage | industrialheritage | industry | maritimeheritage | abstract | maritime | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | salvaged | scrapped | fascinating | interesting | unusual | handle | components | whiteoutline | cog | lid | gauge | blur | discolouration | label | number | sign | pipe | mark | grain | military | box | bolt | transportation | weapon | armaments | complex | circuit | devices | seal | construction | production | structure | germany | europe | navalhistory | impressive | interior | confinedspace | panel | glimpse

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Wallsend Ship Repair

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Swan Hunters dry docks, Wallsend 26th March 1987. From left to right the docks hold a Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker, a Royal Navy warship, a Nigerian registered cargo vessel and an off shore supply vessel. Reference Number: TWAS: DS.SWH.5.3.1.12.6 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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wallsend | shiprepair | swanhunters | docks | 1987 | navywarship | cargovessel | royalfleet | twam | museums | aerialviews | aerialphotographs | tyneandwear | turner | shipyard | drydock | gravingdock | colourphotograph | royalfleetauxiliarytanker | royalnavywarship | nigerianregisteredcargovessel | offshoresupplyvessel | drydocks | 26thmarch1987 | industrial | maritimeheritage | cranes | water | construction | buildings | cargo | brick | metal | steel | supportbeams | industry | workforce | stark | complete | unmistakable | passage | compartments | space

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Aerial view of South Shields, 1977

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Aerial view of South Shields, showing King Street and the Riverside area, May 1977 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/CN10583C). The image also shows Smiths Dock, North Shields in the distance. Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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aerialphotograph | southtyneside | southshields | industry | rivertyne | engineering | shiprepair | kingstreet | northshields | smithsdock | industrial | colourphotograph | northtyneside | drydocks | ships | vessels | rivers | 1970s | water | railways | brighamcowan | industrialheritage | northshieldshowdonroadarea | fascinating | interesting | unusual | aerialview | land | riversidearea | may1977 | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | southtynesidefromtheair | air | vegetation | buildings | bank | road | vessel | deck | cabin | cargo | rail | crane | vehicle | window | wall | roof | border | turnersltd | businesses | digitalimage | river

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Aerial view of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons and beyond

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Aerial photograph of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, 10 May 1963 (TWAM ref. 1061/1164). This set celebrates the achievements of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons. The firm has played a significant role in the North East?s illustrious shipbuilding history and the development of South Shields. The company began in 1865 when John Readhead, a shipyard manager, entered into business with J Softley at a small yard on the Lawe at South Shields. Following the dissolution of the partnership in 1872, it continued as John Readhead & Co on the same site until 1880 when the High West Yard was purchased. After Readhead?s four sons were taken into the business in 1888 the company traded as John Readhead & Sons becoming a limited company in 1908. In 1968 the company was absorbed by the Swan Hunter Group and in 1977 became part of the nationalised British Shipbuilders. In the same year the last vessel was launched and the site was sold off in 1984. Readheads was prolific and built over 600 ships from 1865 to 1968, including 87 vessels for the Hain Steamship Company Ltd and over forty for the Strick Line Ltd. The shipyard also built four ships for the Prince Line, founded by Sir James Knott. The firm built vessels, which were involved in the major conflicts of the Twentieth Century. During the First World War they built patrol vessels and ?x? lighters (motor landing craft used in the Gallipoli campaign) for the Admiralty. During the Second World War the firm built tankers for the Normandy Landings. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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aerialphotograph | southtyneside | southshields | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipyard | johnreadheadsonsltd | industry | industrial | ships | vessels | water | northeastofengland | cranes | drydocks | maritime | marine | rivers | shipping | westoecolliery | maritimeheritage | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | land | 10may1963 | abstract | northeastengland | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | ship | mast | rail | cabin | deck | buildings | roof | wall | crane | bank | ground | sky | johnreadheadsons | 1865 | johnreadhead | jsoftley | partnership | lawe | johnreadheadco | highwestyard | readhead | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | vessel | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | princeline | sirjamesknott | structure | constructions | fascinating | unusual | coast | westoe | colliery | headgear | shaft | coalconveyors | mine | road | fittingout | vehicle | transportation | river | grain | blur

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Aerial view of South Shields, 1977

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Aerial view of South Shields, showing King Street and the Riverside area, May 1977 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/CN10583B). The image also shows Albert Edward Dock on the opposite side of the River Tyne. Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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aerialphotograph | southtyneside | southshields | industry | industrial | rivertyne | engineering | shiprepair | kingstreet | drydocks | northtyneside | albertedwarddock | tyneside | northeastofengland | ships | vessels

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Middle Docks and Engineering Company, South Shields, 1976

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Aerial view of Middle Docks & Engineering Company Ltd, South Shields, June 1976 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/CN10102C). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a series of aerial photographs of South Tyneside. These images were captured by the Newcastle-based photographic firm Turners Ltd. Many of the images reflect the district's rich industrial heritage, showing businesses and places that no longer exist. We would be delighted if you could help us to tag these by adding the names of streets and buildings that you recognise. Old photographs can often stimulate distant memories and we would also love to hear any reminiscences that these images inspire (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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