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Background imageBoats Collection: The Breaksea Lightship in the Bristol Channel. 22nd December 1954

The Breaksea Lightship in the Bristol Channel. 22nd December 1954

Background imageBoats Collection: A view of the Brixham quays before the new fish market was built

A view of the Brixham quays before the new fish market was built. This picture was taken in 1967 and shows the old Upham shipyard on the opposite shore

Background imageBoats Collection: The Dart paddle steamer Compton Castle. 1980s

The Dart paddle steamer Compton Castle. 1980s

Background imageBoats Collection: Ferry Crossing on the River Wansbeck at North Seaton, Ashington, Northumberland

Ferry Crossing on the River Wansbeck at North Seaton, Ashington, Northumberland, 11th February 1930. Pictured, Ferryman Robert Wheatley, who has been working the crossing for 55 years

Background imageBoats Collection: A man sitting on bench looks out over the beach at the small seaside town of Seaton

A man sitting on bench looks out over the beach at the small seaside town of Seaton on the South Devon coast, circa 1966

Background imageBoats Collection: Tenbys new 47 foot long Tyne Class lifeboat, the RFA Sir Galahad

Tenbys new 47 foot long Tyne Class lifeboat, the RFA Sir Galahad, arrives at the Tenby RNLI station yesterday. 14th July 1986

Background imageBoats Collection: Denise Perry, Glamour Model, 11th June 1976

Denise Perry, Glamour Model, 11th June 1976

Background imageBoats Collection: Ships: Canberra September 1982 - First cruise after Falklands services

Ships: Canberra September 1982 - First cruise after Falklands services

Background imageBoats Collection: Fishing boats frozen in Whitstable Harbour, Kent. 20th January 1966

Fishing boats frozen in Whitstable Harbour, Kent. 20th January 1966

Background imageBoats Collection: The Somerset Maughan seen here returning St Andrews Dock

The Somerset Maughan seen here returning St Andrews Dock, Hull after a her voyage to the Icelandic fishing grounds. 16th June 1966

Background imageBoats Collection: Doweys boat building yard in North Shields. Circa 1850

Doweys boat building yard in North Shields. Circa 1850

Background imageBoats Collection: Aerial view showing London docks in the East, 1951

Aerial view showing London docks in the East, 1951

Background imageBoats Collection: Take Me High 1973, filming on location in Wootton Wawen

Take Me High 1973, filming on location in Wootton Wawen, a village in the Stratford-on-Avon district of Warwickshire, England, Thursday 7th June 1973, the film stars Cliff Richard and Deborah Watling

Background imageBoats Collection: Car ferry across the River Fowey from Bodinnick, Cornwall. 1973

Car ferry across the River Fowey from Bodinnick, Cornwall. 1973

Background imageBoats Collection: The Kingstonian, pictured here at the Quay Head (now Cascade Steps

The Kingstonian, pictured here at the Quay Head (now Cascade Steps) offered trips up river to Beeses Tea Gardens and Hanham and Keynsham locks throughout the 1950s and 60s

Background imageBoats Collection: Ketch ship Everyman III. 26th September 1962

Ketch ship Everyman III. 26th September 1962

Background imageBoats Collection: Tenby lifeboat crew, 1953

Tenby lifeboat crew, 1953

Background imageBoats Collection: Scene at Princes Dock in Liverpool showing seamen unloading cargo from one of

Scene at Princes Dock in Liverpool showing seamen unloading cargo from one of the merchant vessels. In the background is the famous Liver Building on the Liverpool waterfront. December 1928

Background imageBoats Collection: Brixham fishing boats in the outer harbour in December 1985

Brixham fishing boats in the outer harbour in December 1985

Background imageBoats Collection: Scenes at Gladstone Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 8th February 1949

Scenes at Gladstone Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside. 8th February 1949

Background imageBoats Collection: The Reina Del Pacifico returns to Liverpool. 24th July 1957

The Reina Del Pacifico returns to Liverpool. 24th July 1957

Background imageBoats Collection: Torquay Regatta Fair along Victoria Parade in the early 1950s

Torquay Regatta Fair along Victoria Parade in the early 1950s

Background imageBoats Collection: Author Harold Robbins takes a day off from writing his new novel '

Author Harold Robbins takes a day off from writing his new novel " Goodbye Janette" to spend the day relaxing on his yacht " Gracara"

Background imageBoats Collection: Royal Navy fleet anchored in Torbay and floodlit in July 1969

Royal Navy fleet anchored in Torbay and floodlit in July 1969

Background imageBoats Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales on holiday in St Tropez in the South of France as the guest of

Diana, Princess of Wales on holiday in St Tropez in the South of France as the guest of Harrods boss Mohamed Al Fayed. The Princess, wearing a leopard print one piece swimsuit

Background imageBoats Collection: Tenby lifeboat coxswain Alan Thomas at the Tenby lifeboat station before being presented

Tenby lifeboat coxswain Alan Thomas at the Tenby lifeboat station before being presented with the Royal national Lifeboat Institutions silver medal for gallantry in London. 22nd May 1990

Background imageBoats Collection: SS Canberra returns to Southampton after the Falklands War service escorted by small

SS Canberra returns to Southampton after the Falklands War service escorted by small ships - 11th July 1982

Background imageBoats Collection: The Renfrew Boat Club, with the Inchinnan Cruising Club just beyond the fence

The Renfrew Boat Club, with the Inchinnan Cruising Club just beyond the fence, sometimes called The Working Mans Royal Yacht Club, Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, Sunday 8th May 1949

Background imageBoats Collection: Philip Missen, Hon Secretary at Porthcawl lifeboat station. 29th April 1998

Philip Missen, Hon Secretary at Porthcawl lifeboat station. 29th April 1998

Background imageBoats Collection: The christening ceremony of the Rhyl lifeboat Gordon Warren by Lady Scarisbrick

The christening ceremony of the Rhyl lifeboat Gordon Warren by Lady Scarisbrick. Picture shows Lady Scarisbrick christening the lifeboat with lifeboat crew and cox in attendance. 14th September 1946

Background imageBoats Collection: The new St. Davids lifeboat Joseph Soar takes to the water. 20th May 1964

The new St. Davids lifeboat Joseph Soar takes to the water. 20th May 1964

Background imageBoats Collection: St. Davids Lifeboat Station during the centenary celebrations. 12th June 1969

St. Davids Lifeboat Station during the centenary celebrations. 12th June 1969

Background imageBoats Collection: Dr. Joseph Soar with the St. Davids lifeboat which was named after him

Dr. Joseph Soar with the St. Davids lifeboat which was named after him. 24th August 1966

Background imageBoats Collection: The Henry Comber Brown is launched for the first time from the new £300

The Henry Comber Brown is launched for the first time from the new £300
The Henry Comber Brown is launched for the first time from the new £ 300, 000 causeway at Tenby Lifeboat Launch Station. 28th June 1980

Background imageBoats Collection: Swansea lifeboat cruises go round Swansea Bay after it had been launched to stage a mock

Swansea lifeboat cruises go round Swansea Bay after it had been launched to stage a mock rescue with members of the Mumbles Yacht Club and board posing as survivors

Background imageBoats Collection: Scenes on the River Cam in Cambridge showing boats being moored. Circa 1975

Scenes on the River Cam in Cambridge showing boats being moored. Circa 1975

Background imageBoats Collection: Burma DUKWs (known as Ducks) take supplies and reinforcements from the Chindwin River to

Burma DUKWs (known as Ducks) take supplies and reinforcements from the Chindwin River to forward British troops driving on Mandalay, Burma during the Second World War

Background imageBoats Collection: Women at John I Thorneycroft & Co, Hampton Launch Works

Women at John I Thorneycroft & Co, Hampton Launch Works, Platts Eyot have just put the finishing touches to a Whaleback boat. 25th April 1943

Background imageBoats Collection: The first ATS / EFI (Expeditionary Force Institute) girls to arrive for duty in

The first ATS / EFI (Expeditionary Force Institute) girls to arrive for duty in
The first ATS /EFI (Expeditionary Force Institute) girls to arrive for duty in Berlins canteens spent a few days looking over the citys British canteens before starting work

Background imageBoats Collection: Iron ore port in Narvik, Norway. April 1940

Iron ore port in Narvik, Norway. April 1940

Background imageBoats Collection: PS John H Amos, paddlewheel tugboat, built in Scotland in 1931, pictured going down river

PS John H Amos, paddlewheel tugboat, built in Scotland in 1931, pictured going down river, Teesside, Circa 1973. Paddle Steamer (PS) John H Amos

Background imageBoats Collection: Please craft on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Parbold, beside the old mill

Please craft on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Parbold, beside the old mill, West Lancashire, England, Tuesday 27th June 1972

Background imageBoats Collection: The Top Locks, Lathom, where the Leeds and Liverpool Canal branches off to Rufford

The Top Locks, Lathom, where the Leeds and Liverpool Canal branches off to Rufford. March 1975

Background imageBoats Collection: Dartmouth Harbour, Devon. Circa 1929. Tyrell Collection

Dartmouth Harbour, Devon. Circa 1929. Tyrell Collection

Background imageBoats Collection: Simone Silva (left) and Harriette Johns, actress stars of play Meet Mr

Simone Silva (left) and Harriette Johns, actress stars of play Meet Mr. Callaghan at the Garrick Theatre in London, enjoy a day off at Brighton Beach in Sussex, Saturday 26th April 1952

Background imageBoats Collection: The fishing vessel William McCann seen here mooring in a deserted Humber Dock Marina

The fishing vessel William McCann seen here mooring in a deserted Humber Dock Marina. 30th September 1980

Background imageBoats Collection: The Thames Barge Mirosa built at Maldon in 1892 seen here sailing under the nearly

The Thames Barge Mirosa built at Maldon in 1892 seen here sailing under the nearly complete Humber Bridge. 13th May 1981

Background imageBoats Collection: The trawler Orsino see here at Hull being modified as the Board of Trade Mother Ship for

The trawler Orsino see here at Hull being modified as the Board of Trade Mother Ship for the UK northern fishing fleet. The Board of Trade aims was to provide Meterological Information



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