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

Lighthearted Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of two quarrelling fishwives.

Victorian picture showing the interior of the Eddystone Lighthouse.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a barge beside a quay on the River Aire in Leeds, Yorkshire.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a lifeboat brought down to a beach on its transporting carriage.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Martello tower, a marine fortification, in the river Medway, surrounded by…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a boy sailor sitting up on the deck of a training ship…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a sailing barge moored outside the Royal Dockyard, Deptford, London.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a wrecked ship smashing through Britannia Pier, Great Yarmouth, in 1868 during…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of sailing ships and a paddle steamer trying to approach harbour in high…

Victorian picture showing an illustration of a battle at sea in the 18th century.

Lighthearted Victorian picture showing two men talking beside a boat on a beach with a woman sitting beyond.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a boatman moored at Jaffa.

Charming Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a boy (a fisher lad?) in a rowing boat with his…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a deep sea diver in a diving bell that covers his head…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of families boarding an emigrant ship. Two women look sad, while children crowd…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a diving bell used in the construction of the Thames Tunnel (built…