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Torpedo boat destroyer HMS 'Teviot'

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Reproduction ID: N02160 Maker: Unknown Date: 1906

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Stern view of HMS Opal

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Stern view of HMS 'Opal', ready for launch at the shipyard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, 11 September 1915 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/483/1). 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 | ship | shiplaunches | shipbuilders | shipyard | hmsopal | williamdoxfordsonsltd | torpedoboatdestroyer | firstworldwar | battleofjutland

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Stern view of HMS Opal

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HMS Opal on the slipway

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First World War torpedo boat destoyer HMS Opal, is prepared for launch at the East Yard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, September 1915 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/6/8). She was an M-class destroyer and took part 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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sunderland | shipbuilding | ship | shiplaunches | shipbuilders | shipyard | hmsopal | williamdoxfordsonsltd | torpedoboatdestroyer | firstworldwar | battleofjutland | blackandwhitephotograph | slipway | september1915 | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | vessels | riverwear | workers | marineengineering | cargoships | supplies | industrial | maritimeheritage | frame | structure | deck | rail | buildings | door | pole | timber | wood | debris | buildingmaterial | chimney | smoke | mast | rope | chain | roof | wall | window | glass | platform | propeller | hat | overalls | shirt | support | momentous | unusual | cylinder | pipe | warship | ww1

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HMS Opal afloat on the River Wear

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View of the First World War torpedo boat destoyer HMS Opal, launched by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, September 1915 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/6/8). Tyne & Wear Archives is proud to present a selection of images from 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 | ship | shiplaunches | shipbuilders | shipyard | hmsopal | williamdoxfordsonsltd | torpedoboatdestroyer | firstworldwar | battleofjutland | riverwear | sunderlandlaunches | navalship | warship | worldwar1 | ww1 | torpedoboatdestoyer | september1915 | shipbuildingheritage | industrialheritage | industry | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | maritime | bridge | brick | bank | buildings | sky | rail | deck | chimney | cylinder | unusual | interesting | fascinating | sunderlandhistoryfair | 7june2014 | vessel | sunderlandshipyard | marineengineering | construction | structure | sunderland?sshipbuildingindustry | window | wall | roof | cabin | crew | workers | boat | paddle | oar | mark | grain | gun | flag | pole | mast | rope | fence | blur | transportation | porthole | calm

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HMS Opal on the slipway

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HMS Opal afloat on the River Wear

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HMS Opal, First World War torpedo boat destroyer

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Bow view of HMS Opal, torpedo boat destoyer, ready for launch at the shipyard of William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, September 1915 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/6/8). She was an M-class destroyer and took part 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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sunderland | shipbuilding | ship | shiplaunches | shipbuilders | shipyard | hmsopal | williamdoxfordsonsltd | torpedoboatdestroyer | firstworldwar | battleofjutland | ww1 | vessel | warship

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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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ww1 | royalnavy | firstworldwar | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmsthisbe | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | shipyard | shiplaunches | maritimeheritage | photobombing

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HMS Thisbe at sea

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Port side view of the R-class destroyer HMS Thisbe at sea, 1917 (TWAM ref. 2931 War29). 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 | hmsthisbe | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | maritimeheritage

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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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An Acheron Class destroyer at sea

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Port side view of an Acheron Class destroyer built by Hawthorn Leslie, c1912. It?s unclear whether the vessel is HMS Jackal or HMS Tigress. Both destroyers served during the First World War (TWAM ref. DS.HL/2/100/3). 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 | hmsjackal | hmstigress | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer

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HMS Scourge at sea

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Starboard side view of the destroyer HMS Scourge, 1910. She was launched by the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 11 February 1910 (TWAM ref. DS.HL/2/100/3). HMS Scourge was a Beagle Class destroyer. She served in the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915, helping to transfer troops ashore. 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 | hmsscourge | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | sea | vessel | ship | cloud | sky | grain | starboardsideview | 1910 | shipyard | beagle | class | beagleclassdestroyer | gallipolicampaign | 1915 | transport | troops | warship | construction | deck | parts | guns | design | sail | smoke | cylinder | pipe | rod | water | rail | sailor | crew | flag | wire | rope | porthole | cabin | mast | gun | weapon | plate | steel | metal | symbol | sign | striking

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Launch party of HMS Ghurka

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Launch party of HMS Ghurka, launched at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 29 April 1907 (TWAM ref. 4923/1). HMS Ghurka was a Tribal-class destroyer. Tragically, HMS Ghurka was sunk on 8 February 1917 after striking a German mine off the coast at Dungeness in Kent. There's so much to enjoy in this photo - the shipyard workers in the background, the mysterious figure who appears to be falling backwards off the stage, the hats ... 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 | hmsghurka | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | hats

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HMS Ghurka at sea

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Starboard side view of HMS Ghurka at sea, 1908 (TWAM ref. 2931 War17). HMS Ghurka was a Tribal-class destroyer launched by Hawthorn Leslie on 29 April 1907. Tragically, HMS Ghurka was sunk on 8 February 1917 after striking a German mine off the coast at Dungeness in Kent. 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 | hmsghurka | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer

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Destroyers moored at Hawthorn Leslie shipyard, Hebburn

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HMS Marksman, HMS Talisman and HMS Termagant moored at the Hawthorn Leslie shipyard, Hebburn, 5 November 1915 (TWAM ref. 4471/3). HMS Termagant took part in the Battle of Jutland with the Royal Navy's 13th Destroyer Flotilla. 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 | hmsmarksman | hmstalisman | hmstermagant | destroyer | torpedoboatdestroyer | shipyard | maritimeheritage | industry | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | destroyers | moored | 5november1915 | hawthornlesliewarships | battleofjutland | wartime | naval | military | industrialheritage | abstract | warships | constuction | structure | deck | rail | sky | cloud | grain | mark | float | rope | bank | buildings | mast | cylinder | flag | pole | roof | wall | vessel | unusual | fascinating | majestic

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HMS Greyhound in dry dock

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Stern view of HMS Greyhound in dry dock, 1901 (TWAM ref. 2931 Misc58). 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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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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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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HMS Wessex at sea

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Starboard side view of HMS Wessex at sea, 1918 (TWAM ref. 2931 War31). HMS Wessex was a W-Class destroyer launched by Hawthorn Leslie on 12 March 1918. She served during both World Wars but tragically was sunk on 24 May 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 | royalnavy | firstworldwar | hawthornleslie | shipbuilding | hebburn | hmswessex | secondworldwar | torpedoboatdestroyer | hmswessexd43 | d43 | wclass | hmswessexf32 | f32 | sunk | warship | ship | destroyer

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Launch party of HMS Zulu

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Launch party of HMS Zulu, launched by the shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, 16 September 1909 (TWAM ref. 4923/1). All the people in the photo look like they need cheering up! HMS Zulu was a Tribal Class destroyer. In late 1916 her stern was sunk by a a German mine. However, her bow was salvaged and attached to the stern of HMS Nubian (whose bow had been destroyer by a German torpedo) to create a new destroyer HMS Zubian. 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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Launch party of HMS Starfish

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Launch party of HMS Starfish, launched at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, 27 September 1916 (TWAM ref. 4923/2). HMS Starfish was an R-class destroyer. I particularly love the two young men sneaking into the photograph in the bottom left corner. An early example of photobombing perhaps. 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 Racehorse at sea

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View of the torpedo boat destroyer HMS Racehorse at sea, 1901. She was launched by the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 8 November 1900 (TWAM ref. DS.HL/2/100/3). During the First World War HMS Racehorse carried out anti-submarine work. 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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Launch party of HMS Jackal

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Launch party of HMS Jackal, launched at the Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie, 9 September 1911 (TWAM ref. 4923/2). HMS Jackal was an Acheron-class destroyer and during the First World War took part in the Battle of Heligoland Bight on 28 August 1914 and the Battle of Dogger Bank on 24 January 1915. 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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