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 showing a group of fishermen pushing a fishing boat off the beach.

Victorian picture showing the quayside in Bristol near St Augustine's Bridge.

Victorian picture showing Conwy Castle, Wales.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's SS Great Eastern laying the first transatlantic telegraph cable,…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of five children on a beach listening to a story told by a…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of boys in naval uniform aboard a training ship having a lesson on…

Victorian illustration to download showing a dramatic picture of a sailing ship capsizing and sinking in rough seas and a…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the launching of the huge steam warship 'Royal Albert' at Woolwich Dockyard…

Dramatic Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of men watching from the rigging of a ship as a harbour…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a boy lighting a beacon at a harbour mouth in rough weather.…

Victorian picture showing a crowded fish market.

Victorian picture showing sailors on board a sailing/steam ship.

Dramatic Victorian illustration to download showing cliffs and Lydstep Caverns, South Wales.

Victorian illustration to download showing a birds-eye view of St Katharine Docks, London (opened 1828) and the river Thames.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a fish market and two fishwives talking to a man.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of boys in naval uniform sitting sewing below decks on a training ship.