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

Striking and dramatic Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of rough seas at Tintagel Castle, Cornwall.

Victorian picture showing lifeboatmen clinging to their upturned lifeboat.

Victorian picture showing Queen Victoria at the launch of the huge warship 'Trafalgar'.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of African slaves being loaded on a slave ship.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Queen Victoria reviewing the ships of the fleet of the Royal Navy…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of young sailors in uniform mending sails below decks.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a transatlantic paddle steamer, the Cunard ship Scotia, in heavy seas.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of three salmon fishermen gathering fish from their nets ranged offshore.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the mother, wife and baby of a drowned fisherman watching as men…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a small paddle steamer putting keepers on the rock at the Wolf…

Victorian picture showing the Forth Rail Bridge.

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of a whaling ship and its crew dragging a whale alongside.

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of two crab fishermen in rough sea.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a young woman gathering ormers (shellfish) on a rocky seashore.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of three deep sea divers in diving suits and metal helmets on board…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of boys in naval uniform at a music class below decks on a…