Ships and the Sea

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Victorian illustration showing two ships in a serious accident in a narrow dock. They have jammed together, both ships are…

Victorian illustration showing a large ship in the New Thames Graving Docks. The ship is supported on a pontoon which…

The paying-out machine for laying the Atlantic Telegraph cable stands on the deck of HMS Agamemnon, 1858. A wooden structure…

A large group of fisher girls and fishermen walk back up a beach at low tide. The girls carry baskets…

The tiny sailing boat 'City of Ragusa' crosses the Atlantic in 1870. The windmill at her stern powers a propeller.

Passengers with luggage and baskets gather on the landing stage to board the New Holland paddle steamer ferry across the…

Huge blocks of ice 2 feet thick block the river Thames at London Bridge, February 1870.

Fishermen in a rowing boat fish for whitebait in the river Thames using a small net.

Inauguration of new lifeboat at Sunderland, 1858

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of two girls in a rowing boat rescuing two wrecked seafarers.

Victorian illustration to download showing fisher girls in a Scottish fishing village cleaning the herring on the quay.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a fleet of Roman galleys with banners flying.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a young fishwife.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of two fishermen in their boat mending a sail.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of army horses stabled in the hold of a ship on their way…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a little girl wading out to greet her fisherman father as his…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a flying squadron of the Baltic Fleet leaving Spithead, 1855; the crew…

Victorian picture showing HMS Victory moored at Portsmouth.

Victorian picture to download showing the crowded conditions of those travelling steerage in a ship.

Charming Victorian illustration to download showing a romantic picture of a young woman finding a heart and initials inscribed in…

Dramatic Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the launching of a lifeboat into the rough stormy sea.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a paddle steamer in rough seas entering Dover harbour.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a wooden ship being built in a shipyard.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of cargo being carried across a gangplank to a steam/sailing ship. A small…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of three fishermen enduring a violent storm at sea, clinging to ropes and…