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s Microscopic Flora

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The President of St John's College, Professor Maggie Snowling, in conversation with Dr Heather Bowman, a Fellow in Biological Sciences at St John's. They discuss Heather's research work as a biological oceanographer. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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biology | s | oceanography | earth sciences | phytoplankton | microbiology | plankton | s | oceanography | earth sciences | phytoplankton | microbiology | plankton

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The tanker 'Spinanger' ready for launch The tanker 'Spinanger' ready for launch

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abstract | abstract | man | man | reflection | reflection | industry | industry | water | water | glass | glass | hat | hat | metal | metal | standing | standing | river | river | daylight | daylight | boat | boat | interesting | interesting | log | log | wire | wire | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | iron | iron | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | workmen | workmen | crane | crane | timber | timber | smoke | smoke | coat | coat | grain | grain | working | working | platform | platform | bank | bank | rail | rail | plate | plate | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | flags | flags | cargo | cargo | steam | steam | riverwear | riverwear | pole | pole | cranes | cranes | deck | deck | doorway | doorway | crew | crew | maritime | maritime | porthole | porthole | bolt | bolt | land | land | 1957 | 1957 | trousers | trousers | opening | opening | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | hook | hook | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | peg | peg | plank | plank | cog | cog | attentive | attentive | slope | slope | tanker | tanker | tugboats | tugboats | sunderland | sunderland | observing | observing | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | 1846 | 1846 | wearside | wearside | industrialaction | industrialaction | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | 22october | 22october | northsands | northsands | robertthompsonsons | robertthompsonsons | jlthompsonsonsltd | jlthompsonsonsltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | spinanger | spinanger | weartugboatmen | weartugboatmen

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'Trojan Prince' nearing completion 'Trojan Prince' nearing completion

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england | england | sky | sky | blur | blur | industry | industry | boat | boat | wire | wire | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | post | post | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | box | box | path | path | timber | timber | parts | parts | board | board | debris | debris | grain | grain | platform | platform | rail | rail | plate | plate | ground | ground | vessel | vessel | cargo | cargo | structure | structure | deck | deck | crew | crew | pile | pile | frame | frame | porthole | porthole | letter | letter | worker | worker | ladder | ladder | unusual | unusual | shipyard | shipyard | scratch | scratch | northeast | northeast | plank | plank | southshields | southshields | tyneside | tyneside | development | development | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | berth | berth | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | cargoship | cargoship | 1896 | 1896 | readheads | readheads | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sepiaphotograph | sepiaphotograph | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | trojanprince | trojanprince | shipyardmanager | shipyardmanager | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | 2readheads | 2readheads

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Eutrophication Eutrophication

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Managing eutrophication is a key element in maintaining the earths biodiversity. Eutrophication is a process mostly associated with human activity whereby ecosystems accumulate minerals. This free course explains how this process occurs, what its effects on different types of habitat are, and how it might be managed. First published on Tue, 22 Mar 2016 as Eutrophication. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 Managing eutrophication is a key element in maintaining the earths biodiversity. Eutrophication is a process mostly associated with human activity whereby ecosystems accumulate minerals. This free course explains how this process occurs, what its effects on different types of habitat are, and how it might be managed. First published on Tue, 22 Mar 2016 as Eutrophication. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Environmental Science | Environmental Science | biodiversity | biodiversity | phytoplankton | phytoplankton | ecosystem | ecosystem | algae | algae | nitrogen | nitrogen | phosphorus | phosphorus | S216_1 | S216_1

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Dry dock at Readhead's shipyard Dry dock at Readhead's shipyard

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roof | roof | chimney | chimney | sky | sky | industry | industry | water | water | glass | glass | wheel | wheel | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | handle | handle | boat | boat | interesting | interesting | wire | wire | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | stair | stair | industrial | industrial | panel | panel | crane | crane | timber | timber | ships | ships | pipe | pipe | grain | grain | rail | rail | rope | rope | row | row | structure | structure | beam | beam | chain | chain | deck | deck | pile | pile | maritime | maritime | frame | frame | cylinder | cylinder | letter | letter | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | shipyard | shipyard | plank | plank | drydock | drydock | southshields | southshields | development | development | partnership | partnership | readhead | readhead | vessels | vessels | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | northeastengland | northeastengland | lawe | lawe | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | no2dock | no2dock | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | highwestyard | highwestyard | 16june1953 | 16june1953 | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco

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Painting the bow of 'Naess Crusader' Painting the bow of 'Naess Crusader'

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Predictive medicine Predictive medicine

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In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics could change the way in which diseases are diagnosed and managed. The advent of predictive medicine, based on more detailed DNA profiling of individual genotypes using technologies like gene chips, rather than screening for one gene at a time, may shift the relationship between doctor and patient. People will be seeking advice on how to manage their susceptibilities or genetic risks, rather than looking for treatment for an already existing disorder. First published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 as Predictive medicine. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 In this free course, Predictive medicine, you will learn how advances in genetics could change the way in which diseases are diagnosed and managed. The advent of predictive medicine, based on more detailed DNA profiling of individual genotypes using technologies like gene chips, rather than screening for one gene at a time, may shift the relationship between doctor and patient. People will be seeking advice on how to manage their susceptibilities or genetic risks, rather than looking for treatment for an already existing disorder. First published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 as Predictive medicine. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 First published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 as Predictive medicine. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 First published on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 as Predictive medicine. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Health Sciences | Health Sciences | genetics | genetics | health | health | children and war | children and war | plankton | plankton | world health | world health | soldiers | soldiers | SK195_6 | SK195_6

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Launch of the Japanese cruiser 'Iwate' Launch of the Japanese cruiser 'Iwate'

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chimney | chimney | people | people | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | building | building | industry | industry | public | public | water | water | japan | japan | stairs | stairs | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | timber | timber | crowd | crowd | decoration | decoration | platform | platform | bank | bank | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | structure | structure | deck | deck | soil | soil | cap | cap | crew | crew | transportation | transportation | frame | frame | porthole | porthole | gathering | gathering | iwate | iwate | archives | archives | land | land | barrier | barrier | products | products | unusual | unusual | hook | hook | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | naval | naval | plank | plank | tyneside | tyneside | development | development | cruiser | cruiser | launchparty | launchparty | impressive | impressive | warship | warship | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | factories | factories | customers | customers | rivertyne | rivertyne | manufacturing | manufacturing | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | elswick | elswick | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | scotswood | scotswood | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | imperialjapanesenavy | imperialjapanesenavy | lordarmstrong | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | elswickworks | elswickworks | williamgeorgearmstrong | williamgeorgearmstrong | workshopoftheworld | workshopoftheworld | scotswoodworks | scotswoodworks | 29march1900 | 29march1900 | japanesecruiser | japanesecruiser | vickersarmstrongcollection | vickersarmstrongcollection | elswickshipyard | elswickshipyard

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Tankers built for the Normandy Landings Tankers built for the Normandy Landings

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shadow | shadow | reflection | reflection | industry | industry | stone | stone | river | river | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | panel | panel | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | timber | timber | debris | debris | steps | steps | bank | bank | ground | ground | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | calm | calm | structure | structure | container | container | equipment | equipment | deck | deck | soil | soil | maritime | maritime | porthole | porthole | cylinder | cylinder | archives | archives | land | land | ww2 | ww2 | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | shipyard | shipyard | float | float | plank | plank | southshields | southshields | dday | dday | development | development | partnership | partnership | romannumerals | romannumerals | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | tankers | tankers | wartime | wartime | secondworldwar | secondworldwar | 1865 | 1865 | measurement | measurement | worldwartwo | worldwartwo | rivertyne | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | conflicts | conflicts | 1872 | 1872 | southtyneside | southtyneside | readheads | readheads | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | normandylandings | normandylandings | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | ministryofwartransport | ministryofwartransport | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | highwestyard | highwestyard | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | 27april1944 | 27april1944 | chant60 | chant60 | chant61 | chant61

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Damage suffered by HMS Broke at the Battle of Jutland Damage suffered by HMS Broke at the Battle of Jutland

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Bear on Plank at Henderson Lake Park

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Eutrophication

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Managing eutrophication is a key element in maintaining the earth's biodiversity. Eutrophication is a process mostly associated with human activity whereby ecosystems accumulate minerals. This unit explains how this process occurs, what its effects on different types of habitat are, and how it might be managed.

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science and nature | algae | biodiversity | blooms | ecosystem | eutrophication | fertilizers | nitrogen | nutrients | phosphorus | phytoplankton | sewerage | treatment | Education | X000

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Winter

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ireland | winter | dublin | snow | ice | fountain | frozen | pipes | stainedglass | antlers | tiles | curtains | thermometer | moulding | planks | icicles | rubble | balustrade | plasterwork | pelargonium | glassnegative | leinster | mansionhouse | dawsonstreet | robertfrench | williamlawrence | nationallibraryofireland | lawrencecollection | ghostsofxmaspast

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'Nordic Chieftain' sliding down the ways

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wood | roof | industry | buildings | workers | support | scaffolding | pattern | floor | symbol | crane | timber | debris | letters | platform | surreal | rail | rope | structure | riverwear | deck | cables | crew | frame | porthole | walls | hull | hook | launch | sliding | curve | shipyard | assembly | sunderland | shipbuilding | cargoship | planking | momentous | maritimeheritage | colourphotograph | april1974 | marineengineering | shiplaunches | ladderway | northsandssunderland | 7june2014 | orebulkoilcarrier | nordicchieftain | sunderlandhistoryfair | northsandsyard

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windows | roof | wall | buildings | river | workers | support | bars | industrial | ship | panel | crane | body | steel | parts | smoke | bracket | platform | rail | plate | structure | quay | compartment | riverwear | foundation | beam | deck | doorway | bow | frame | mooring | block | hull | launch | supplies | shipyard | accommodation | stern | propeller | occasion | slipway | vessels | assembly | sunderland | passageway | shipbuilding | keel | poignant | cargoship | planking | momentous | aghiosnicolaos | blackandwhitephotograph | fittingout | maritimeheritage | shiplaunching | marineengineering | accesshole | shiplaunches | williamdoxfordsonsltd | pallionsunderland | 7june2014 | sunderlandhistoryfair | ‘donaevgenia’

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'Eastern Glory' on the River Wear

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chimney | water | buildings | workers | cabin | industrial | crane | timber | steel | flag | rail | plate | rope | steam | riverwear | pole | chain | lifeboat | frame | porthole | cylinder | unusual | mast | shipyard | plank | tow | tugboats | vessels | sunderland | shipbuilding | cargoship | blackandwhitephotograph | maritimeheritage | marineengineering | shiplaunches | jlthompsonsonsltd | northsandssunderland | 7june2014 | sunderlandhistoryfair | easternglory | 12april1949

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Launch of the tanker 'Esso Caernarvon'

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View of the tanker ?Esso Caernarvon? sliding down the ways at the North Sands shipyard of J.L. Thompson & Sons, Sunderland, 30 May 1962 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/1/710/3/2). The image also shows shipyard workers using the ?British Cavalier? as a great vantage point to watch the launch. This set celebrates the achievements of the famous Sunderland shipbuilding firm Joseph L. Thompson & Sons. The company?s origins date back to 1846 when the firm was known as Robert Thompson & Sons. Robert Thompson senior died in 1860, leaving his second son Joseph Lowes Thompson in control. In 1870 the shipyard completed its last wooden vessel and was then adapted for iron shipbuilding. By 1880 the firm had expanded its operations over much of North Sands and in 1884 completed the construction of Manor Quay, which served as fitting out and repair facilities. For many years in the late nineteenth century the yard was the most productive in Sunderland and in 1894 had the fourth largest output of any shipyard in the world. The Depression affected the firm severely in the early 1930s and no vessels were launched from 1931 to 1934. However, during those years the company developed a hull design giving greater efficiency and economy in service. During the Second World War the prototype developed by Joseph L. Thompson & Sons proved so popular that it was used by the US Government as the basis of over 2,700 Liberty ships built at American shipyards between 1942 and 1945. After the War the North Sands shipyard went on to build many fine cargo ships, oil tankers and bulk carriers. Sadly the shipyard closed in 1979, although it briefly reopened in 1986 to construct the crane barge ITM Challenger. (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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sunderland | shipbuilding | jlthompsonsonsltd | northsandssunderland | essocaernarvon | tanker | shiplaunch | shipyardworkers | riverwear | northsandsshipyard | digitalimage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industry | shipbuildingheritage | abstract | ship | vessel | crane | pole | flag | deck | rail | launch | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | ways | sliding | jlthompsonsons | people | gathering | observing | standing | platform | shipyard | 30may1962 | workers | worker | person | ?britishcavalier? | vantagepoint | josephlthompsonsons | 1846 | robertthompsonsons | josephlowesthompson | iron | northsands | manorquay | fittingout | repairs | facilities | production | development | construction | structure | frame | fascinating | impressive | unusual | interesting | debris | timber | bank | river | water | ladder | mast | rope | flags | plank | daylight | sky | land | ground | blackandwhitephotograph

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'Nicola' getting a coat of paint

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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 celebrates the ?Nicola?, the first in a long line of standard ships designed by the Sunderland shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd. The images document her construction from October 1967 through to her completion in February 1968. The shipbuilders commissioned the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd to take weekly progress shots of the ?Nicola? and these images have given us a unique view of her development. She was the first SD14 to be completed (the name stands for ?Shelter Deck 14,000 tons deadweight?) and was designed as a replacement for the surviving ?Liberty ships?, built by American yards during the Second World War. Those Liberty ships had played a vital role in the Allied victory but by the 1960s they were fast approaching the end of their working lives. The SD14 developed by Austin & Pickersgill met the demand for economic and reliable cargo ships. The simplicity of the design meant that it could be marketed by the shipbuilders at a very competitive price. It?s success is reflected by the fact that over the course of 20 years 211 ships were built to the SD14 design by Austin Pickersgill and its licensees. Sunderland can be very proud of its remarkable shipbuilding and engineering history and the SD14 is one the City?s finest achievements. (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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nicola | industry | austinpickersgillltd | sunderland | shipbuilding | sd14 | southwick | shipyard | riverwear | painting | maritimeheritage | industrial | blackandwhitephotograph | coatofpaint | launch | ship | structure | plank | frame | plate | parts | steel | metal | december1967 | name | signage | letters | word | standard | sunderlandshipyard | construction | october1967 | completion | february1968 | commission | newcastle | turners | development | shelterdeck14000tonsdeadweight | libertyships | replacement | cargo | engineering | river | bank | water | stairs | rail | crane | window | glass | buildings | sky | cloud | landscape | wire | hook | machine | deck | cabin | pole | porthole | vegetation | intriguing | paint | coat

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Launch party of HMS Thisbe

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Launch party of the destroyer HMS Thisbe, launched at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, 8 March 1917 (TWAM ref. 4923/2). A lovely wintry scene. Looks like a young apprentice has got himself into the photo - an early example of photobombing. The shipyard of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn built many fine warships. During the First World War the firm built 2 light cruisers, 3 destroyer leaders and 25 torpedo boat destroyers. The firm also built machinery and boilers for 2 battleships, and a further 3 light cruisers. These and other warships built by Hawthorn Leslie before the War, are remembered in this set. There are remarkable images of warships under construction at Hebburn, as well as fascinating shots of the people who attended the launches. The set also contains majestic views of the ships at sea. The images are not only a testimony to the skill of those who designed and built these ships but also to the courage of those who sailed in them. (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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HMS Pigeon, HMS Plover and HMS Sarpedon

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HMS Pigeon, HMS Plover and HMS Sarpedon on the stocks at the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard, Hebburn, 5 November 1915 (TWAM ref. 4471/3). The shipyard of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn built many fine warships. During the First World War the firm built 2 light cruisers, 3 destroyer leaders and 25 torpedo boat destroyers. The firm also built machinery and boilers for 2 battleships, and a further 3 light cruisers. These and other warships built by Hawthorn Leslie before the War, are remembered in this set. There are remarkable images of warships under construction at Hebburn, as well as fascinating shots of the people who attended the launches. The set also contains majestic views of the ships at sea. The images are not only a testimony to the skill of those who designed and built these ships but also to the courage of those who sailed in them. (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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ww1 | royalnavy | firstworldwar | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmspigeon | hmsplover | hmssarpedon | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | shipyard | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | industry | structure | platform | plank | stocks | 5november1915 | warships | construction | vessel | ship | design | striking | church | spire | buildings | chimney | roof | wall | smoke | telegraphpole | wire | pole | window | curtain | deck | timber | debris | crane | steel | metal | sky | water | shadow | reflection | rope | mast | fence | soil

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Launch party of HMS Greyhound

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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-submarine and counter-mining operations. The shipyard of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn built many fine warships. During the First World War the firm built 2 light cruisers, 3 destroyer leaders and 25 torpedo boat destroyers. The firm also built machinery and boilers for 2 battleships, and a further 3 light cruisers. These and other warships built by Hawthorn Leslie before the War, are remembered in this set. There are remarkable images of warships under construction at Hebburn, as well as fascinating shots of the people who attended the launches. The set also contains majestic views of the ships at sea. The images are not only a testimony to the skill of those who designed and built these ships but also to the courage of those who sailed in them. (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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ww1 | royalnavy | firstworldwar | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmsgreyhound | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | shipyard | blackandwhitephotograph | maritimeheritage | children | romannumerals | vessel | ship | 6october1900 | cclassdestroyer | antisubmarine | counterminingoperations | warship | construction | plate | steel | metal | launchparty | launch | gathering | design | clothes | dress | stockings | blouse | hat | coat | button | glove | shoes | shine | trousers | shirt | jacket | beard | moustache | timber | plank | platform | flower | decoration | unusual | scarf | men | women | boys | girls | girl | porthole | glass | reflection | deck | rail | sailor | crew | cylinder | pipe | brick | debris | complacent | industry | workers | people | humanity

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Launch party of HMS Champion

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Launch party of HMS Champion, launched by Lady Cynthia Asquith at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, 29 May 1915 (TWAM ref. 4923/2). Have you noticed a few uninvited guests in the background. sneaking into the photo? HMS Champion was a C-class light cruiser and one of the first vessels of the Light Cruiser Squadron in action at the Battle of Jutland. The Rivers Tyne and Wear were responsible for building many vessels, which served Britain during the First World War. This set remembers some of those warships that took part in the Battle of Jutland from 31 May to 1 June 1916. During the battle over 6,000 British sailors lost their lives and 14 Royal Naval vessels were sunk. The losses included the battlecruisers HMS Queen Mary and HMS Invincible, as well as the destroyers HMS Shark, HMS Sparrowhawk and HMS Turbulent, all built on Tyneside. Their memory lives on. (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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ww1 | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmschampion | shiplaunch | battleofjutland | firstworldwar | royalnavy | maritimeheritage | unusual | industry | platform | timber | rail | ramp | choir | song | paper | book | uniform | church | boys | men | gathering | women | structure | vessel | ship | steel | planks | romannumeral | number | debris | hats | shirt | tie | moustache | coat | blouse | dress | flowers | trousers | suit | blazer | jacket | ribbon | button | naval | crew | workers | frock | holdinghands | striking | launchparty | ladycynthiaasquith | hebburnshipyard | 29may1915 | uninvitedguests | discreet | guest | cclasslightcruiser | lightcruisersquadron | warship | construction | event | occasion

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Preparing Inishowen Head for launch

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View of the cargo ship 'Inishowen Head' being prepared for launch at the Southwick shipyard of Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, Sunderland, 19 January 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/4/2731A). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (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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sunderland | shipbuilding | austinpickersgillltd | shiplaunches | cargoship | southwicksunderland | shipyard | cranes | maritimeheritage | colourphotograph | preparation | inishowenhead | launch | 19january1965 | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | riverwear | workers | marineengineering | crane | metal | structure | frame | plate | stair | platform | debris | parts | ground | sky | cloud | wire | emblem | name | rail | deck | cabin | wheel | trailer | vehicle | door | window | glass | puddle | water | reflection | building | wall | room | roof | striking | cargo | timber | plank | ladder | pole | hook | grain | soil

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HMS Verdun under construction, 1917

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HMS Verdun (yard number 493) and HMS Versatile, both V Class destroyers, under construction at the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard, Hebburn, 5 May 1917 (TWAM ref. 4471/3). After the First World War HMS Verdun was given the honour of bringing the body of the Unknown Warrior back to Britain. That event is remembered in a recent blog by Tyne & Wear Archives www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/first-world-war-stories-.... The shipyard of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn built many fine warships. During the First World War the firm built 2 light cruisers, 3 destroyer leaders and 25 torpedo boat destroyers. The firm also built machinery and boilers for 2 battleships, and a further 3 light cruisers. These and other warships built by Hawthorn Leslie before the War, are remembered in this set. There are remarkable images of warships under construction at Hebburn, as well as fascinating shots of the people who attended the launches. The set also contains majestic views of the ships at sea. The images are not only a testimony to the skill of those who designed and built these ships but also to the courage of those who sailed in them. (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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ww1 | hmsverdun | hmsversatile | torpedoboatdestoyers | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | blackandwhitephotograph | maritimeheritage | construction | 5may1917 | yardnumber493 | vclassdestroyers | firstworldwar | unknownwarrior | britain | shipyard | naval | rwhawthornleslie | warship | plate | number | interesting | unusual | parts | plank | timber | structure | frame | support | platform | ladder | bolt | nut | rope | sky | grain | wire | body | metal | wheel | cog | industry

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'Eastern Glory' on the River Wear

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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 proud to present a selection of images from its Sunderland shipbuilding collections. The set has been produced to celebrate Sunderland History Fair on 7 June 2014. It's a reminder of the thousands of vessels launched on the River Wear and the many outstanding achievements of Sunderland?s shipyards and their workers. These photographs reflect Sunderland?s history of innovation in shipbuilding and marine engineering from the development of turret ships in the 1890s through to the design for SD14s in the 1960s. The Sunderland shipbuilding collections are full of fascinating stories. Some of these are represented in this set, such as the ?Rondefjell?, launched in two halves on the River Wear by John Crown & Sons Ltd and then joined together on the River Tyne. The set also shows the vital part that Sunderland?s shipbuilding industry played during the First World War. William Doxford & Sons Ltd built Royal Naval destroyers such as HMS Opal, which served in the Battle of Jutland, while other yards constructed cargo ships to help keep these shores supplied. (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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sunderland | shipbuilding | jlthompsonsonsltd | shiplaunches | northsandssunderland | shipyard | cargoship | blackandwhitephotograph | maritimeheritage | riverwear | tugboats | easternglory | tow | 12april1949 | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | vessels | marineengineering | water | timber | rope | chain | mast | rail | cabin | workers | flag | pole | steam | cylinder | chimney | crane | steel | buildings | frame | plate | porthole | unusual | lifeboat | industrial | plank

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