Searching for windy : 20 results found | RSS Feed for this search

1

Visit of the Channel Fleet to Sunderland, 1895 Visit of the Channel Fleet to Sunderland, 1895

Description

Subjects

portofsunderland | portofsunderland | sunderland | sunderland | riverwear | riverwear | channelfleet | channelfleet | crane | crane | victorian | victorian | hats | hats | ceremony | ceremony | pier | pier | harbour | harbour | marine | marine | wearside | wearside | historic | historic | blur | blur | mark | mark | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | memorialstone | memorialstone | laying | laying | southpier | southpier | commemoration | commemoration | event | event | occasion | occasion | visit | visit | 12september1895 | 12september1895 | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | archives | archives | abstract | abstract | bank | bank | water | water | sky | sky | chain | chain | flag | flag | pole | pole | windy | windy | hat | hat | cane | cane | trousers | trousers | crease | crease | fabric | fabric | ribbon | ribbon | scarf | scarf | shirt | shirt | moustache | moustache | beard | beard | dress | dress | blouse | blouse | cog | cog | wheel | wheel | timber | timber | mechanical | mechanical | blocks | blocks | cabin | cabin | window | window | glass | glass | rail | rail | soil | soil | debris | debris | interesting | interesting | unusual | unusual | fascinating | fascinating

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Launch of the cargo ship 'Baskerville' Launch of the cargo ship 'Baskerville'

Description

Subjects

southshields | southshields | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | cargoship | cargoship | shipyard | shipyard | shiplaunches | shiplaunches | vessel | vessel | rivertyne | rivertyne | launch | launch | historic | historic | northeastengland | northeastengland | tyneside | tyneside | maritime | maritime | industry | industry | industrial | industrial | ships | ships | baskerville | baskerville | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | digitalimage | archives | archives | abstract | abstract | pole | pole | windy | windy | flag | flag | sky | sky | land | land | platform | platform | rail | rail | deck | deck | chain | chain | letters | letters | signage | signage | interesting | interesting | absorbing | absorbing | fascinating | fascinating | unusual | unusual | impressive | impressive | majestic | majestic | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | slipway | slipway | 31may1946 | 31may1946 | bank | bank | development | development | constuction | constuction | structure | structure | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | jsoftley | jsoftley | lawe | lawe | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | highwestyard | highwestyard | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | princeline | princeline | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | gathering | gathering | people | people | viewing | viewing | crane | crane | buildings | buildings | wall | wall | roof | roof | river | river | blur | blur | coat | coat | crease | crease | hat | hat | fabric | fabric | back | back | standing | standing

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

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

Description

Subjects

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

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

The cargo ship 'Tangistan' after launch The cargo ship 'Tangistan' after launch

Description

Subjects

roof | roof | chimney | chimney | sky | sky | people | people | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | industry | industry | water | water | hat | hat | wall | wall | buildings | buildings | emblem | emblem | spectacular | spectacular | chains | chains | clothing | clothing | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | flag | flag | smoke | smoke | debris | debris | crowd | crowd | grain | grain | bank | bank | rail | rail | windy | windy | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | historic | historic | pole | pole | chain | chain | deck | deck | pile | pile | rivers | rivers | cylinder | cylinder | tugboat | tugboat | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | spectator | spectator | southshields | southshields | development | development | partnership | partnership | slipway | slipway | afloat | afloat | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | rivertyne | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | cargoship | cargoship | readheads | readheads | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | lawe | lawe | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | shiplaunches | shiplaunches | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | highwestyard | highwestyard | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco | tangistan | tangistan | 20december1949 | 20december1949

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

View on board the Japanese battleship 'Yashima' View on board the Japanese battleship 'Yashima'

Description

Subjects

people | people | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | industry | industry | japan | japan | bar | bar | stairs | stairs | buildings | buildings | interesting | interesting | fantastic | fantastic | construction | construction | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | platform | platform | bank | bank | rail | rail | windy | windy | americanflag | americanflag | vessel | vessel | rope | rope | pole | pole | deck | deck | crew | crew | bow | bow | gathering | gathering | archives | archives | land | land | guns | guns | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | battleship | battleship | hook | hook | launch | launch | naval | naval | tyneside | tyneside | jarrow | jarrow | cog | cog | development | development | impressive | impressive | floats | floats | warship | warship | vessels | vessels | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | factories | factories | rivertyne | rivertyne | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | moored | moored | manufacturing | manufacturing | japaneseflag | japaneseflag | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | yashima | yashima | landcsape | landcsape | elswick | elswick | northeastengland | northeastengland | sailingvessels | sailingvessels | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | japanesebattleship | japanesebattleship | navalhistory | navalhistory | scotswood | scotswood | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | armstrongwhitworth | armstrongwhitworth | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | imperialjapanesenavy | imperialjapanesenavy | lordarmstrong | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | c1897 | c1897 | williamgeorgearmstrong | williamgeorgearmstrong | workshopoftheworld | workshopoftheworld | scotswoodworks | scotswoodworks | vickersarmstrongcollection | vickersarmstrongcollection | elswickshipyard | elswickshipyard | 26february1896 | 26february1896

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

'Kosmaj' afloat after launch

Description

?Kosmaj? afloat after launch by Sunderland Shipbuilders Ltd and the North Sands shipyard, 18 August 1977 (TWAM ref. DS.JLT/4/PH/2/7). The shipyard did a remarkable job of replacing the bottom structure of the vessel after much of it was destroyed by fire in March 1977. 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

Subjects

sunderland | shipbuilding | shiplaunches | cargoship | northsandssunderland | shipyard | bulkcarrier | launch | maritimeheritage | colourphotograph | kosmaj | northsandsyard | riverwear | afloat | 18august1977 | bottomstructure | replacement | fire | march1977 | 7june2014 | industrial | marineengineering | supplies | construction | timber | water | river | frame | structure | platform | lightbulb | joinery | boxes | buildings | door | walls | roof | doorway | deck | flags | rope | letters | symbol | windy | porthole | panels | rail | accommodation | stern | aft | anchor | assembly | parts | workers | bars | bilge | block | bow | cargocontainers | deckhouse | hatchway | mast | outfit | debris | momentous | stark | unusual | goods | calm | still | electricalwire

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

'Kosmaj' afloat after launch

Description

Subjects

door | roof | water | lightbulb | buildings | river | fire | outfit | still | workers | construction | bars | industrial | symbol | timber | parts | debris | letters | platform | replacement | rail | windy | rope | flags | calm | structure | goods | riverwear | deck | doorway | bow | frame | porthole | anchor | bilge | boxes | block | walls | panels | unusual | mast | launch | supplies | electricalwire | shipyard | accommodation | stark | stern | deckhouse | afloat | assembly | sunderland | aft | bulkcarrier | shipbuilding | joinery | cargoship | hatchway | momentous | cargocontainers | maritimeheritage | colourphotograph | march1977 | kosmaj | marineengineering | shiplaunches | northsandssunderland | 7june2014 | northsandsyard | bottomstructure | 18august1977

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

View on board the Japanese battleship 'Yashima'

Description

View of the Japanese battleship 'Yashima' at Jarrow, c1897 (TWAM ref. GU.HO/19). She was launched at the Elswick Shipyard on 26 February 1896. ?Workshop of the World? is a phrase often used to describe Britain?s manufacturing dominance during the Nineteenth Century. It?s also a very apt description for the Elswick Works and Scotswood Works of Vickers Armstrong and its predecessor companies. These great factories, situated in Newcastle along the banks of the River Tyne, employed hundreds of thousands of men and women and built a huge variety of products for customers around the globe. The Elswick Works was established by William George Armstrong (later Lord Armstrong) in 1847 to manufacture hydraulic cranes. From these relatively humble beginnings the company diversified into many fields including shipbuilding, armaments and locomotives. By 1953 the Elswick Works covered 70 acres and extended over a mile along the River Tyne. This set of images, mostly taken from our Vickers Armstrong collection, includes fascinating views of the factories at Elswick and Scotswood, the products they produced and the people that worked there. By preserving these archives we can ensure that their legacy lives on. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

Subjects

armstrongwhitworth | elswickshipyard | newcastleupontyne | rivertyne | yashima | battleship | warship | japan | imperialjapanesenavy | ship | vessel | naval | tyneside | guns | northeastengland | shipbuilding | jarrow | blackandwhitephotograph | workshopoftheworld | digitalimage | navalhistory | archives | construction | development | vessels | japanesebattleship | c1897 | launch | 26february1896 | elswick | manufacturing | japaneseflag | pole | windy | blur | landcsape | land | bank | interesting | unusual | fascinating | impressive | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | abstract | industry | unitedkingdom | scotswood | scotswoodworks | factories | vickersarmstrong | williamgeorgearmstrong | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrongcollection | americanflag | bow | deck | fantastic | sailingvessels | moored | stairs | platform | bar | crane | buildings | mast | rope | floats | hook | cog | gathering | people | crew | rail

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

HMS Victoria on the River Tyne

Description

HMS Victoria, passing through the Swing Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1889 (TWAM ref. D.VA/24/3). She was launched at the Elswick Shipyard of Armstrong Whitworth on 9 April 1887. ?Workshop of the World? is a phrase often used to describe Britain?s manufacturing dominance during the Nineteenth Century. It?s also a very apt description for the Elswick Works and Scotswood Works of Vickers Armstrong and its predecessor companies. These great factories, situated in Newcastle along the banks of the River Tyne, employed hundreds of thousands of men and women and built a huge variety of products for customers around the globe. The Elswick Works was established by William George Armstrong (later Lord Armstrong) in 1847 to manufacture hydraulic cranes. From these relatively humble beginnings the company diversified into many fields including shipbuilding, armaments and locomotives. By 1953 the Elswick Works covered 70 acres and extended over a mile along the River Tyne. This set of images, mostly taken from our Vickers Armstrong collection, includes fascinating views of the factories at Elswick and Scotswood, the products they produced and the people that worked there. By preserving these archives we can ensure that their legacy lives on. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

Subjects

elswickworks | newcastleupontyne | swingbridge | rivertyne | highlevelbridge | warship | hmsvictoria | boats | royalnavy | maritimeheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | vessel | cylinder | flag | naval | workshopoftheworld | navalhistory | northeastofengland | 1889 | launch | elswickshipyard | armstrongwhitworth | 9april1887 | england | manufacturing | nineteenthcentury | bank | scotswoodworks | impressive | majestic | vickersarmstrong | williamgeorgearmstrong | lordarmstrong | shipbuilding | vickersarmstrongcollection | elswick | scotswood | people | oar | rowboat | timber | windy | traffic | steam | smoke | gathering | mast | wire | cabin | deck | rail | window | glass | cloth | pole | vent | doorway | porthole | chain | stone | grain | blur | metal | steel | sky | water | construction | frame | industrial | industry | social | momentous | product | spectator | crew

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Visit of the Channel Fleet to Sunderland, 1895

Description

Laying a memorial stone on the South Pier, Sunderland to commemorate the visit of the Channel Fleet, 12 September 1895 (TWAM ref. 3768/8). This set of images celebrates the 300th Anniversary of the establishment of the Port of Sunderland. The port authority was constituted in 1717 by Act of Parliament, which appointed the River Wear Commissioners to manage and improve the harbour and river. Since then the port has changed beyond recognition with the construction of piers, docks and quays and the dredging of the River Wear to make it wider and deeper. These developments were vital to the coal trade on which the region?s prosperity depended. The improvement of the river was also essential to the success of shipbuilding in Sunderland as well as allied industries such as marine engineering and ship repairing. These images are a reflection of Sunderland?s proud industrial history. (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

Subjects

portofsunderland | sunderland | riverwear | channelfleet | crane | victorian | hats | ceremony | pier | harbour | marine | wearside | historic | blur | mark | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | memorialstone | laying | southpier | commemoration | event | occasion | visit | 12september1895 | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | archives | abstract | bank | water | sky | chain | flag | pole | windy | hat | cane | trousers | crease | fabric | ribbon | scarf | shirt | moustache | beard | dress | blouse | cog | wheel | timber | mechanical | blocks | cabin | window | glass | rail | soil | debris | interesting | unusual | fascinating

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Flags fly above the Tyne Bridge in celebration

Description

Subjects

tynebridge | tyneside | northeastengland | bridges | newcastleupontyne | gateshead | quayside | civilengineering | blackandwhitephotograph | girders | construction | iconic | rivertyne | cranes | interesting | celebration | swingbridge | boats | ships | industrialheritage | bridge | sky | river | industry | buildings | water | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | digitalimage | archives | buildingthetynebridge | development | label | pole | flag | windy | wind | window | light | frame | glass | dome | vessel | chimney | deck | rail | wall | roof | smoke | components | road | fascinating | unusual | impressive | reflection | grain | mark | number | letter | vessels | blur | passage | crossing | machinery | cable | cabin | activity | flags | arch | completion | event | stage | 27february1928 | northeast | icon

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

The cargo ship 'Tangistan' after launch

Description

View of the cargo ship ?Tangistan? afloat on the River Tyne after launch at the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shield, 20 December 1949 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/6/3990F). This set celebrates the achievements of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons. The firm has played a significant role in the North East?s illustrious shipbuilding history and the development of South Shields. The company began in 1865 when John Readhead, a shipyard manager, entered into business with J Softley at a small yard on the Lawe at South Shields. Following the dissolution of the partnership in 1872, it continued as John Readhead & Co on the same site until 1880 when the High West Yard was purchased. After Readhead?s four sons were taken into the business in 1888 the company traded as John Readhead & Sons becoming a limited company in 1908. In 1968 the company was absorbed by the Swan Hunter Group and in 1977 became part of the nationalised British Shipbuilders. In the same year the last vessel was launched and the site was sold off in 1984. Readheads was prolific and built over 600 ships from 1865 to 1968, including 87 vessels for the Hain Steamship Company Ltd and over forty for the Strick Line Ltd. The shipyard also built four ships for the Prince Line, founded by Sir James Knott. The firm built vessels, which were involved in the major conflicts of the Twentieth Century. During the First World War they built patrol vessels and ?x? lighters (motor landing craft used in the Gallipoli campaign) for the Admiralty. During the Second World War the firm built tankers for the Normandy Landings. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

Subjects

southshields | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | cargoship | shipyard | shiplaunches | slipway | vessel | rivertyne | launch | tangistan | tugboat | rivers | water | chains | historic | maritimeheritage | chain | blackandwhitephotograph | debris | pile | digitalimage | fascinating | unusual | johnreadhead | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | ship | industrialheritage | abstract | industry | afloat | 20december1949 | northeastengland | unitedkingdom | development | construction | bank | jsoftley | partnership | 1865 | lawe | johnreadheadco | highwestyard | johnreadheadsons | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | readheads | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | princeline | sirjamesknott | spectacular | chimney | deck | smoke | cylinder | mast | rope | rail | pole | flag | cabin | windy | buildings | wall | roof | blur | grain | sky | people | clothing | hat | spectator | crowd | emblem

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Siberian Weather

Description

Ice - breaking in Siberian cold The icebreaking steamer 'Baikal' was built at Walker in Newcastle, in 1896. These photographs show it in action on Lake Baikal. Reference: TWAS: DS.SWH/4/PH/6/2 (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.

Subjects

icebreaker | ice | snow | wintry | winter | xmas | baikal | swanhunter | sledging | sledge | cold | ship | boat | lake | lakebaikal | 19thcentury | 1800s | 1881 | newcastle | twam | tyneandwear | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | northeast | blackandwhitephotos | oldphotographs | siberia | siberianweather | siberiancold | blackwhitephotos | walker | 1896 | ocean | roughseas | men | crew | winterclothes | chain | rope | doorway | portal | porthole | symbol | momentous | maritimeheritage | poignant | water | beards | hats | windy | breakingthrough | pieces | crushed | voyage

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

HMS Victoria on the River Tyne

Description

Subjects

england | sky | people | blur | industry | window | water | glass | metal | stone | boats | vent | wire | construction | cabin | industrial | traffic | timber | steel | flag | smoke | grain | bank | rail | windy | vessel | social | steam | pole | chain | deck | doorway | crew | frame | porthole | gathering | cylinder | oar | rowboat | mast | launch | cloth | product | naval | majestic | spectator | impressive | swingbridge | warship | 1889 | newcastleupontyne | nineteenthcentury | rivertyne | shipbuilding | royalnavy | highlevelbridge | manufacturing | momentous | elswick | blackandwhitephotograph | navalhistory | scotswood | northeastofengland | armstrongwhitworth | maritimeheritage | lordarmstrong | vickersarmstrong | elswickworks | williamgeorgearmstrong | hmsvictoria | workshopoftheworld | scotswoodworks | 9april1887 | vickersarmstrongcollection | elswickshipyard

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Flags fly above the Tyne Bridge in celebration

Description

Flags fly above the Tyne Bridge to celebrate the completion of its arch, 27 February 1928 (TWAM ref. 3730/15/13). The Tyne Bridge is one of the North East?s most iconic landmarks. These photographs were taken by James Bacon & Sons of Newcastle and document its construction from March 1927 to October 1928. They belonged to James Geddie, who was Chief Assistant Engineer on the construction of the Bridge with Dorman, Long & Co. Ltd. of Middlesbrough. (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.

Subjects

tynebridge | tyneside | northeastengland | bridges | newcastleupontyne | gateshead | quayside | civilengineering | blackandwhitephotograph | girders | construction | iconic | rivertyne | cranes | interesting | celebration | swingbridge | boats | ships | industrialheritage | bridge | sky | river | industry | buildings | water | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | digitalimage | archives | buildingthetynebridge | development | label | pole | flag | windy | wind | window | light | frame | glass | dome | vessel | chimney | deck | rail | wall | roof | smoke | components | road | fascinating | unusual | impressive | reflection | grain | mark | number | letter | vessels | blur | passage | crossing | machinery | cable | cabin | activity | flags | arch | completion | event | stage | 27february1928 | northeast | icon

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Preparing for the launch of two Wear hopper barges

Description

Subjects

portofsunderland | sunderland | riverwear | industrial | industry | wearhopper3 | wearhopper4 | hopperbarges | vessels | shipyards | johncrownandsonsltd | cranes | wearside | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | shipbuildingheritage | industrialheritage | maritimeheritage | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | crane | structure | construction | production | building | platform | rail | people | gathering | cabin | wall | window | frame | roof | plank | letters | signage | porthole | propellor | blade | rope | mast | flags | windy | sky | ground | land | chimney | cylinder | crew | doorway | boat | vessel | chain | ship | launch | shipyard | 5october1959 | dredgedmaterial | sea | dredging | passage | river | transportation | portauthority | riverwearcommissioners | coaltrade | economy | marineengineering | shiprepairing | industrialhistory | fascinating | unusual | compelling

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=29295370@N07&lang=en-us&format=rss_200

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Launch of the cargo ship 'Baskerville'

Description

View of the cargo ship 'Baskerville' sliding down the slipway at the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, 31 May 1946 (TWAM ref. DS.RDD/4/PH/1/550/4). This set celebrates the achievements of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons. The firm has played a significant role in the North East?s illustrious shipbuilding history and the development of South Shields. The company began in 1865 when John Readhead, a shipyard manager, entered into business with J Softley at a small yard on the Lawe at South Shields. Following the dissolution of the partnership in 1872, it continued as John Readhead & Co on the same site until 1880 when the High West Yard was purchased. After Readhead?s four sons were taken into the business in 1888 the company traded as John Readhead & Sons becoming a limited company in 1908. In 1968 the company was absorbed by the Swan Hunter Group and in 1977 became part of the nationalised British Shipbuilders. In the same year the last vessel was launched and the site was sold off in 1984. Readheads was prolific and built over 600 ships from 1865 to 1968, including 87 vessels for the Hain Steamship Company Ltd and over forty for the Strick Line Ltd. The shipyard also built four ships for the Prince Line, founded by Sir James Knott. The firm built vessels, which were involved in the major conflicts of the Twentieth Century. During the First World War they built patrol vessels and ?x? lighters (motor landing craft used in the Gallipoli campaign) for the Admiralty. During the Second World War the firm built tankers for the Normandy Landings. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

Subjects

southshields | shipbuilding | johnreadheadsonsltd | cargoship | shipyard | shiplaunches | vessel | rivertyne | launch | historic | northeastengland | tyneside | maritime | industry | industrial | ships | baskerville | unitedkingdom | maritimeheritage | industrialheritage | shipbuildingheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | abstract | pole | windy | flag | sky | land | platform | rail | deck | chain | letters | signage | interesting | absorbing | fascinating | unusual | impressive | majestic | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | slipway | 31may1946 | bank | development | constuction | structure | johnreadhead | jsoftley | lawe | johnreadheadco | highwestyard | swanhuntergroup | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompanyltd | stricklineltd | princeline | sirjamesknott | gathering | people | viewing | crane | buildings | wall | roof | river | blur | coat | crease | hat | fabric | back | standing

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Commemorative plates Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Description

Subjects

socialhistory | artanddesign | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | commemorativeplates | abstract | colourphotography | digitalimage | archives | industry | outstanding | fascinating | interesting | unusual | impressive | theedystone | sea | ship | sail | mast | deck | rail | lighthouse | land | rock | sky | cloud | illustration | detail | lines | letters | curve | neutralbackground | wall | display | artefact | organic | lighthousekeeper | flag | windy | rough | windows | glass | stone | plate | anniversary | industrial | sunderlandmuseumwintergardens | ceramic | pottery

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

HMS Queen Mary leaving the River Tyne

Description

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

Subjects

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

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata

Preparing for the launch of two Wear hopper barges

Description

View of Wear Hopper 3 and Wear Hopper 4 being prepared for launch at the shipyard of John Crown & Sons Ltd, Sunderland, 5 October 1959 (TWAM ref. DS.CR/4/PH/1/246/2/1). These hopper barges played a vital role on the River Wear, taking dredged material out to sea. This set of images celebrates the 300th Anniversary of the establishment of the Port of Sunderland. The port authority was constituted in 1717 by Act of Parliament, which appointed the River Wear Commissioners to manage and improve the harbour and river. Since then the port has changed beyond recognition with the construction of piers, docks and quays and the dredging of the River Wear to make it wider and deeper. These developments were vital to the coal trade on which the region?s prosperity depended. The improvement of the river was also essential to the success of shipbuilding in Sunderland as well as allied industries such as marine engineering and ship repairing. These images are a reflection of Sunderland?s proud industrial history. (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

Subjects

portofsunderland | sunderland | riverwear | industrial | industry | wearhopper3 | wearhopper4 | hopperbarges | vessels | shipyards | johncrownandsonsltd | cranes | wearside | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | shipbuildingheritage | industrialheritage | maritimeheritage | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | crane | structure | construction | production | building | platform | rail | people | gathering | cabin | wall | window | frame | roof | plank | letters | signage | porthole | propellor | blade | rope | mast | flags | windy | sky | ground | land | chimney | cylinder | crew | doorway | boat | vessel | chain | ship | launch | shipyard | 5october1959 | dredgedmaterial | sea | dredging | passage | river | transportation | portauthority | riverwearcommissioners | coaltrade | economy | marineengineering | shiprepairing | industrialhistory | fascinating | unusual | compelling

License

No known copyright restrictions

Site sourced from

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums | FlickR

Attribution

Click to get HTML | Click to get attribution | Click to get URL

All metadata

See all metadata