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Ferries Collection

Background imageFerries Collection: Newport Bridge 1906

Newport Bridge 1906
Newport Transporter Bridge, Monmouthshire, Wales, is one of the worlds few surviving aerial ferries. It was completed in 1906 by French engineer Ferdinand Arnodin. Date: 1906

Background imageFerries Collection: Islay Ferry

Islay Ferry
Port Askaig, a small village on the Sound, Isle of Islay Argyllshire, Scotland. Here terminates the ferry which crosses the Sound to Feolin on Jura. The Paps of Jura beyond

Background imageFerries Collection: Preston Docks, Lancashire

Preston Docks, Lancashire
A wonderful photograph showing the Bardic Ferry unloading British Road Services trucks while docked at the quayside in Preston, Lancashire. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageFerries Collection: Sandbanks Chain Ferry No. 1 - Entrance to Poole Harbour

Sandbanks Chain Ferry No. 1 - Entrance to Poole Harbour
The No.1 steam-powered Sandbanks chain ferry. Sandbanks Ferry is a vehicular chain ferry which crosses the entrance of Poole Harbour in the English county of Dorset

Background imageFerries Collection: Spithead & Shoreham Air Ferries Poster

Spithead & Shoreham Air Ferries Poster
Poster, Spithead & Shoreham Air Ferries, showing a passenger plane G-ABVB above a map of the south coast. Save time, see more, give your holiday a flying start

Background imageFerries Collection: Charon / Styx / Dante / Virgil

Charon / Styx / Dante / Virgil
Charon ferries Dante and Virgil across the Styx, the river which separates this world of ours from the infernal regions

Background imageFerries Collection: Two Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvairs

Two Aviation Traders ATL-98 Carvairs, including G-APNH, Menai Bridge of British Air Ferries

Background imageFerries Collection: Advertising postcard for the Carron Line Ferries

Advertising postcard for the Carron Line Ferries which ran a service from London to Glasgow. A ferry boat ( The Avon ) is depicted here travelling under the Forth Rail Bridge

Background imageFerries Collection: Boddinick Ferry

Boddinick Ferry
The Bodinnick Ferry, Fowey, Cornwall, which operates between the slipway at Bodinnick and Foweys Caffa Mill. The author Daphne du Maurier lived nearby

Background imageFerries Collection: Torpoint Ferry, Plymouth Harbour, Devon

Torpoint Ferry, Plymouth Harbour, Devon
Passengers disembark from the Torpoint Ferry in Plymouth Harbour, Devon

Background imageFerries Collection: Crossing Windermere

Crossing Windermere
Two sight-seeing excursion coaches are carried by steam ferry across Lake Windermere, in the heart of Englands Lake District

Background imageFerries Collection: Thames Waterman 1804

Thames Waterman 1804
A Thames boatman lands his passengers on the south bank of the Thames, near Waterloo; at this time there are some 20, 000 watermen serving those who need to cross the river

Background imageFerries Collection: Rothesay looking west - With loch steamers - Scotland

Rothesay looking west - With loch steamers - Scotland
Rothesay, Isle of Bute looking west - With steam ferries - Scotland Date: circa 1909

Background imageFerries Collection: Crossing River on Reed

Crossing River on Reed
The Chinese patriarch, the Bodhidharma Po-Ti Ta-Mo, needing to cross the Yangtse river, stands on a reed which obligingly ferries him over

Background imageFerries Collection: North River Ferry Boat

North River Ferry Boat, paddlesteamer Date: ca. 1873

Background imageFerries Collection: French travel poster

French travel poster
Travel poster for the French National Railways promoting routes between Paris and London by way of the French and British coasts

Background imageFerries Collection: Falaise cross-channel ferry leaving Newhaven, East Sussex

Falaise cross-channel ferry leaving Newhaven, East Sussex, for Dieppe, France. Date: 1964

Background imageFerries Collection: HMS Daffodil IV

HMS Daffodil IV on her return to the Mersey from Zeebrugge. The Zeebrugge Raid, which took place on 23 April 1918, was an attempt by the British Royal Navy to neutralize the key Belgian port of

Background imageFerries Collection: The Ferry Port at Prinkipo - Constantinople, Turkey

The Ferry Port at Prinkipo - Constantinople, Turkey
The Ferry Port at Prinkipo - Buyukada, Istanbul (Constantinople) - Princes Islands - the largest of the nine islands (a place of exile for the Byzantine Empresses)

Background imageFerries Collection: Ferry boat on the Colorado river at Needles, California

Ferry boat on the Colorado river at Needles, California

Background imageFerries Collection: Forth Bridge Ferry / 1941

Forth Bridge Ferry / 1941
Loading the Forth Bridge ferry with cars and passengers, Scotland

Background imageFerries Collection: Ferry at Dartmouth

Ferry at Dartmouth
The size of the steam ferry at Dartmouth is an indication of the number of people who need to cross the Dart from this bank to that, or that bank to this, as the case may be

Background imageFerries Collection: Istanbul, Turkey - Galata Ferryboats - Golden Horn

Istanbul, Turkey - Galata Ferryboats - Golden Horn
Ferryboats and boatmen moored close to the Bridge and Quay at Galata, Constantinople, Turkey, ready to provide transport across the Golden Horn. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageFerries Collection: Vickers Viscounts of British Air Ferries

Vickers Viscounts of British Air Ferries

Background imageFerries Collection: Thames Waterman

Thames Waterman
A waterman is about to row two women across the Thames, despite the proximity of London Bridge. Traffic is sufficient to keep 20, 000 watermen employed. Date: circa 1810

Background imageFerries Collection: Boatmen on the Bosphorus

Boatmen on the Bosphorus. The capital city of the Roman Empire between 330-395 AD, in Byzantine times, Byzantium was considered the world centre of civilsation for 600 years

Background imageFerries Collection: Thames Ferryman 1680

Thames Ferryman 1680
A Thames waterman takes a full load of passengers from one side of the river to the other

Background imageFerries Collection: Channel Ferry 1882

Channel Ferry 1882
Embarking on a channel steamer at Folkestone harbour

Background imageFerries Collection: Ferry at Plymouth

Ferry at Plymouth
Cars and even a Pickfords removal van, driving onto the Torpoint Ferry at Plymouth, Devon, England

Background imageFerries Collection: Max Holste MH-1521M Broussard F-GDPX

Max Holste MH-1521M Broussard F-GDPX (msn 170), of the Brittany Ferries display team. Date: circa 1990

Background imageFerries Collection: Max Holste MH-1521M Broussard F-GDPX

Max Holste MH-1521M Broussard F-GDPX (msn 170), of the Brittany Ferries display team. Date: circa 1990

Background imageFerries Collection: Construction of the Forth Railway Bridge - waiting

Construction of the Forth Railway Bridge - waiting for the ferry - Victorian period

Background imageFerries Collection: River Thames Greenwich Pier London Victorian period

River Thames Greenwich Pier London Victorian period

Background imageFerries Collection: The Evolution of the British Aircraft Carrier

The Evolution of the British Aircraft Carrier - from cross-channel steamers to modern designs Date: 1946

Background imageFerries Collection: Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia

Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia. Date: circa 1904

Background imageFerries Collection: The Floating Bridge Southampton in Victorian period

The Floating Bridge Southampton in Victorian period

Background imageFerries Collection: Bristol 170 Freighter Mk. 32 G-ANVS

Bristol 170 Freighter Mk. 32 G-ANVS
Bristol 170 Freighter Mk.32 G-ANVS (msn 13252), of British Air Ferries, in storage at Lydd Airport in June 1969, (scrapped by 26 August 1970). Date: 1969

Background imageFerries Collection: Hoverquipment HQ-007 Scorpion

Hoverquipment HQ-007 Scorpion hovercraft, at Lydd Airport, behind the British Air Ferries terminal. Date: 1969

Background imageFerries Collection: Ferry Terminal - Birkenhead, Merseyside

Ferry Terminal - Birkenhead, Merseyside
The Ferry Terminal - Birkenhead, Merseyside - view across the River Mersey toward the Liverpool Waterfront and the Three Graces with the distinctive Liver Building on the left. Date: 1924

Background imageFerries Collection: Pleasure Steamers leaving Broomielaw, Galsgow, Scotland

Pleasure Steamers leaving Broomielaw, Galsgow, Scotland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageFerries Collection: The Ferry Building, San Francisco, California, USA. Date: circa 1920s

The Ferry Building, San Francisco, California, USA. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageFerries Collection: Elllis Island, New York Harbour, NY, USA. Date: circa 1920

Elllis Island, New York Harbour, NY, USA. Date: circa 1920

Background imageFerries Collection: By Ferry or Tunnel to France - Factors for and against

By Ferry or Tunnel to France - Factors for and against
By Ferry or Tunnel to France: Factors in the Transport Problem. The merits of a atunnel system as opposed to a channel train ferry system

Background imageFerries Collection: Shipping a British car by ferry, Fishguard, South Wales. Date: 1950s

Shipping a British car by ferry, Fishguard, South Wales. Date: 1950s

Background imageFerries Collection: Custom House - The Quay - Malta. Date: circa 1900s

Custom House - The Quay - Malta. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageFerries Collection: Norman Fleet 1100 Date: 1100

Norman Fleet 1100 Date: 1100

Background imageFerries Collection: LIVERPOOL FERRIES

LIVERPOOL FERRIES
On the South End of the Landing Stage, Liverpool, Merseyside, where several ferries arrive and depart. Date: 1960s

Background imageFerries Collection: TAKE CAR ON FERRY

TAKE CAR ON FERRY
Loading a car onto a ferry, before the drive-on system is dreamt of. Date: 1936



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