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Wireless Communications during the Titanic Disaster Wireless Communications during the Titanic Disaster

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Michael Hughes (Bodleian Libraries) gives a talk about the final wireless communications from the Titanic. Michael Hughes (Bodleian Libraries) gives a talk about the final wireless communications from the Titanic.

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Survivors of the Lusitania disaster in Cobh, Co. Cork Survivors of the Lusitania disaster in Cobh, Co. Cork

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ahpoole | ahpoole | arthurhenripoole | arthurhenripoole | poolecollection | poolecollection | glassnegative | glassnegative | nationallibraryofireland | nationallibraryofireland | lusitania | lusitania | sunk | sunk | uboat | uboat | oldhead | oldhead | kinsale | kinsale | 1915 | 1915 | cobh | cobh | countycork | countycork | queenstown | queenstown | rmslusitania | rmslusitania | disaster | disaster | survivors | survivors | riley | riley | sinking | sinking | torpedoed | torpedoed | children | children | twins | twins | headscarf | headscarf | trompelœil | trompelœil | pub | pub | rescue | rescue | edwardriley | edwardriley | annieriley | annieriley | subjectidentified | subjectidentified | missethelriley | missethelriley | mastersutclifferiley | mastersutclifferiley | explore | explore

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HMS Sparrowhawk at sea HMS Sparrowhawk at sea

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sea | sea | chimney | chimney | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | industry | industry | daylight | daylight | interesting | interesting | wire | wire | construction | construction | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | britain | britain | mark | mark | label | label | flag | flag | smoke | smoke | letters | letters | pipe | pipe | grain | grain | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | pole | pole | destroyer | destroyer | deck | deck | crew | crew | maritime | maritime | transportation | transportation | cylinder | cylinder | archives | archives | unusual | unusual | identification | identification | ww1 | ww1 | launch | launch | float | float | striking | striking | naval | naval | greatwar | greatwar | tyneside | tyneside | firstworldwar | firstworldwar | sinking | sinking | warship | warship | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | collision | collision | rivertyne | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | royalnavy | royalnavy | tyneandwear | tyneandwear | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | swanhunter | swanhunter | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | navalhistory | navalhistory | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | battleofjutland | battleofjutland | c1913 | c1913 | swanhunterwighamrichardson | swanhunterwighamrichardson | wallsendyard | wallsendyard | 1june1916 | 1june1916 | hmsbroke | hmsbroke | thebattleofjutland | thebattleofjutland | hmssparrowhawk | hmssparrowhawk | 12october1912 | 12october1912 | royalnavalvessel | royalnavalvessel | acastaclassdestroyer | acastaclassdestroyer

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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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submarine | uboat | german | firstworldwar | steampunk | wheels | maritimeheritage | naval | blackandwhitephotograph | uboat110 | torpedoroom | overheadarrangement | germansubmarine | sunk | risen | 1918 | forwardtorpedoroom | swanhuntershipbuilderscollection | service | bloh | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | wallsend | blohmvoss | tube | pipe | hamburg | 19thjuly1918 | attacked | hmmotorlaunchno263 | depthcharges | rammed | hmsgarry | torpedoboatdestroyer | sinking | salvaged | admiraltydock | jarrowslake | berthed | drydocksdepartment | swanhunters | restoration | armistice | 11november1918 | 19december1918 | northumberlanddock | howden | scrap | franksons | southshields | mechanical | mechanics | impressive | industry | industrial | parts | cylinder | wire | wheel | handle | blur | detail | grain | mark | bolt | nut | metal | steel | plate | lid | number | identification | thesinkingandraisingofuboat110 | surreal | fastener | label

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HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne

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ocean | ocean | sea | sea | chimney | chimney | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | building | building | water | water | boat | boat | interesting | interesting | wire | wire | cabin | cabin | gun | gun | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | britain | britain | mark | mark | flag | flag | smoke | smoke | grain | grain | paddle | paddle | sailors | sailors | bank | bank | rail | rail | windy | windy | vessel | vessel | battle | battle | rope | rope | pole | pole | deck | deck | fabric | fabric | crew | crew | cylinder | cylinder | land | land | oar | oar | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | ww1 | ww1 | launch | launch | striking | striking | greatwar | greatwar | tyneside | tyneside | jarrow | jarrow | crease | crease | firstworldwar | firstworldwar | sinking | sinking | warship | warship | 1913 | 1913 | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | hms | hms | vast | vast | jutland | jutland | rivertyne | rivertyne | royalnavy | royalnavy | tyneandwear | tyneandwear | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | navyship | navyship | battlecruiser | battlecruiser | northeastengland | northeastengland | navalship | navalship | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | navalhistory | navalhistory | seatrials | seatrials | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | hmsqueenmary | hmsqueenmary | battleofjutland | battleofjutland | 31may1916 | 31may1916 | palmersshipbuildingironcompany | palmersshipbuildingironcompany | palmersshipbuildingandironcompany | palmersshipbuildingandironcompany | thebattleofjutland | thebattleofjutland | royalnavalvessel | royalnavalvessel | 20march1912 | 20march1912

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Interior of one of the lift shafts during construction

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One of the workmen is in a bucket waiting to be hoisted to the surface. The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were opened to the people of Tyneside on 24th July 1951. These two purpose-built tunnels were designed to connect Howdon in North Tyneside with Jarrow in South Tyneside under the river Tyne. At a cost of 833,000, these 900 ft (274.5 m) long tunnels, which run parallel to each other, have been connecting the communities on the North and South banks of the river Tyne for the past 60 years. Ref: TWAS:DT.MHA-1-62 Courtesy Mott MacDonald To view the set: www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157627128959897/ (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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tynetunnelsriver | workmen | museum | twam | archives | tyneside | jarrow | howdon | blackandwhitephotos | 1950s | construction | bucket | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | constructionofthetynepedestrianandthecyclisttunnels | sinkingkibble | curve | tunnel | liftshafts | interior | platform | timber | darkness | artificiallight | handle | rope | grain | mark | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | structure | coat | cap | crease | hoisted | lift | crossing | underground | soil | development | transportlink | northtyneside | southtyneside | rivertyne | riverbank | connecting | communities | fascinating | unusual | working | industrialheritage | shadow | opening

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Launch party of HMS Calypso

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Launch party of the light cruiser HMS Calypso, launched at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, 24 January 1917 (TWAM ref. 4923/2). HMS Calypso was damaged during the 2nd Battle of Heligoland Bight on 17 November 1917. Calypso went on to serve during the Second World War and tragically was sunk by an Italian submarine in June 1940. 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 | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmscalypso | royalnavy | shiplaunches | lightcruiser | firstworldwar | secondworldwar | secondbattleofheligolandbight | shipyardworkers | industrialheritage | cloth | crease | boys | men | maritimeheritage | shipbuildingheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | hawthornlesliewarships | archives | abstract | launchparty | gathering | event | hebburnshipyard | 24january1917 | rope | platform | structure | production | construction | sinking | june1940 | italiansubmarine | 17november1917 | warship | vessel | majestic | impressive | fascinating | interesting | unusual | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | seated | standing | cap | decoration | fence | post | timber | barrier | flowers | women | coat | button | romannumerals | measurement | wartime

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A Tunnel Shield

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This photograph is a View of the North Bound Running Tunnel Shield on its Erection Plinth. 11th February 1975. This image is from a series documenting the sinking of shafts at Sandyford Road and Forth Banks sites and excavation of the Jesmond and Haymarket drives leading from these shafts. The images are taken from the Mott, Hay and Anderson collection, consulting civil engineers responsible from the Tyneside Metro light rail system and the Tyne Pedestrian, cyclist and vehicular tunnels. The photographers were Turners (Photography) Ltd of 7-15 Pink Lane, Newcastle. Reference no. DT.MHA/17/1/K242 This image inspired ?Interchange?, an experimental film and album of music by Warm Digits. More information can be found here www.twmuseums.org.uk/halfmemory/warm-digits-interchange (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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halfmemory | interchange | warmdigits | transport | newcastle | landscape | future | futuristic | architecture | nostalgic | retro | civilengineering | construction | publicfunding | industrial | modernist | futurist | train | electrictram | urban | city | tunnel | photography | colourphotograph | text | industrialheritage | tynewearmetro | northboundrunningtunnelshield | erectionplinth | 11february1975 | atunnelshield | shafts | sinking | sandyfordroad | forthbanks | site | excavation | jesmond | haymarket | drives | motthayandandersoncollection | civilengineers | tynesidemetrolightrailsystem | tynepedestrian | cyclist | vehiculartunnels | turners | digitalimage | experimentalfilm | music | industry | bolt | metal | steel | generalview | sections | parts | platform | circle | wire | rope | scratch | wear | panel | ground | shadow | daylight | sky | extraordinary | unusual | impressive | engineering | design | beam | wall

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A group of men in a Metro shaft

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This photograph shows a group in a Metro Shaft. 18th December 1974. This image is from a series documenting the sinking of shafts at Sandyford Road and Forth Banks sites and excavation of the Jesmond and Haymarket drives leading from these shafts. The images are taken from the Mott, Hay and Anderson collection, consulting civil engineers responsible from the Tyneside Metro light rail system and the Tyne Pedestrian, cyclist and vehicular tunnels. Reference no. DT.MHA/17/1/J1134/6 This image inspired ?Interchange?, an experimental film and album of music by Warm Digits. More information can be found here www.twmuseums.org.uk/halfmemory/warm-digits- interchange The photographers were Turners (Photography) Ltd of 7-15 Pink Lane, Newcastle. (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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halfmemory | interchange | warmdigits | transport | newcastle | landscape | future | futuristic | architecture | nostalgic | retro | civilengineering | construction | publicfunding | industrial | modernist | futurist | train | electrictram | urban | city | northeast | underground | workers | machinery | metal | mechanics | tunnel | structure | track | cable | group | tynewearmetro | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | industrialheritage | metroshaft | 18december1974 | sinking | shafts | documentation | sandyfordroad | forthbankssites | excavation | jesmond | haymarketdrives | motthayandandersoncollection | consultingcivilengineers | unusual | tynesidemetrolightrailsystem | tynepedestriancyclistandvehiculartunnels | experimentalfilm | turnersphotographyltd | tynewear | tools | boot | shine | circular | helmet | hardhat | protectiveclothes | crease | shirt | tie | standing | seated | parts | platform | building | development | gathering | men | hair | inspection | knee

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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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boat | warship | submarine | imperialgermannavy | germannavy | kaiserlichemarine | ub110 | typeubiii | typeubiiisubmarine | ubiii | blackandwhitephotograph | glare | mechanisms | mechanical | industrialheritage | lubricate | wheels | steering | controlroomlookingaft | starboardside | manhole | periscopewall | valvewheels | flooding | blowing | hanwheels | periscopegear | airpressure | gauges | detailed | closeup | sunk | sinking | merchantshippingconvoy | hartlepool | near | july1918 | salvaged | transferred | swanhunterwighamrichardsonltd | drydocks | wallsend | restorationwork | fightingstate | cancelledorder | armistice | scrapped | shipbuilding | measurement | reading | pipes | doorway | door | opening | vent | testimony | unusual | surreal | intriguing

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HMS Sparrowhawk at sea

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View of HMS Sparrowhawk at sea, c1913 (TWAM ref. DS.SWH/5/3/4/2/B173). She was an Acasta-class destroyer launched at the Wallsend yard of Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson on 12 October 1912. She sank on 1 June 1916 after a collision with HMS Broke at the Battle of Jutland. Six crew members were killed. You can find further information about the crew here livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/2575. 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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warship | destroyer | hmssparrowhawk | battleofjutland | rivertyne | firstworldwar | ww1 | greatwar | swanhunter | royalnavy | ship | vessel | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industry | thebattleofjutland | shipbuildingheritage | maritime | shipbuilding | construction | industrial | sea | c1913 | acastaclassdestroyer | naval | wallsendyard | swanhunterwighamrichardson | launch | 12october1912 | sinking | 1june1916 | collision | hmsbroke | britain | unitedkingdom | royalnavalvessel | tyneside | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | archives | unusual | interesting | striking | fascinating | flag | pole | deck | sky | cloud | grain | mark | rail | cylinder | chimney | smoke | crew | pipe | wire | rope | daylight | float | letters | identification | transportation | label | tyneandwear | navalhistory

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HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne

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HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne on sea trials, 1913 (TWAM ref. 696/5). She was a battlecruiser, launched by Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company, Jarrow on 20 March 1912. Tragically, she was sunk at the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916 with the loss of 1266 men. Details of all those who served on HMS Queen Mary at Jutland can be found here livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/609. 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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hmsqueenmary | battleofjutland | rivertyne | firstworldwar | ww1 | greatwar | royalnavy | ship | vessel | northeastengland | tyneside | battlecruiser | warship | palmersshipbuildingironcompany | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | shipbuildingheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | thebattleofjutland | abstract | seatrials | navalship | navyship | navalhistory | 1913 | launch | jarrow | palmersshipbuildingandironcompany | 20march1912 | grain | mark | sea | ocean | water | fascinating | interesting | unusual | striking | flag | pole | crease | fabric | rail | deck | gun | crew | cabin | chimney | cylinder | rope | wire | sky | vast | mast | smoke | building | bank | boat | oar | paddle | blur | land | unitedkingdom | sinking | 31may1916 | jutland | tyneandwear | britain | battle | sailors | royalnavalvessel | hms | cloud | windy

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