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Ferry Collection

Background imageFerry Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, Spithead Air Ferry to and from the island, winter fare seven shillings and sixpence return, seven services daily

Background imageFerry Collection: Broughty Ferry

Broughty Ferry
The harbour seen from the Castle; a neat little steamer is moored at the quay. Date: circa 1900

Background imageFerry Collection: Sea Horse Ferry, Burgh Island, Kingsbridge, England

Sea Horse Ferry, Burgh Island, Kingsbridge, England
Sea Horse Ferry, Burgh Island, Kingsbridge, near Bigbury on Sea, Devon, England. Date: 1920s

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Daphne du Maurier in Fowey

Daphne du Maurier in Fowey
Daphne du Maurier (1907 - 1989), English writer and novelist, author of Rebecca and Jamaica Inn, pictured looking rather dashing while smoking a pipe

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster

Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Poster
Poster, Portsmouth, Southsea & Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd, showing a passenger airliner flying above a cruise liner, advertising Travel by Air Ferry to Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. 20th century

Background imageFerry Collection: Dock Scene - Walloon Lake, Michigan

Dock Scene - Walloon Lake, Michigan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageFerry Collection: ENGLAND / WIVENHOE

ENGLAND / WIVENHOE
The old yacht-building port of Wivenhoe, Essex, England, as seen from across the ferry. Date: 1950s

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Amlwch Port - a village in Anglesey, in north-west Wales

Amlwch Port - a village in Anglesey, in north-west Wales - the ferry from the mainland is taking on passengers for the return journey. Date: circa 1935

Background imageFerry Collection: Chindits crossing the Great Chindwin River, Burma

Chindits crossing the Great Chindwin River, Burma
Chindits and their horses crossing the Great Chindwin River, Burma in light ferry boats, the horses alongside!

Background imageFerry Collection: Connel Ferry Bridge

Connel Ferry Bridge
The Connel Ferry Bridge, the worlds 2nd largest steel cantilever bridge, Argyllshire, Scotland, opened in 1903. The Ballachulish railway line closed in 1966

Background imageFerry Collection: Quayside at Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Ireland

Quayside at Castletownbere, Co. Cork, Ireland
The Quayside at Castletownbere - a small town in County Cork in Ireland. Located on the southwest coast of Ireland, in West Cork, by Berehaven harbour near the entrance to Bantry Bay

Background imageFerry Collection: Cookham Dean / Berks / 1920

Cookham Dean / Berks / 1920
Cookham Dean, Berkshire: Thames ferry Date: 1920

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - Completed

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - Completed
A view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia - pictured shortly after construction had finished. The bridge was designed and built by Dorman Long and Co Ltd

Background imageFerry Collection: Poster for the Liverpool to Belfast passenger service

Poster for the Liverpool to Belfast passenger service -- a nightly service, excepting Sundays of course

Background imageFerry Collection: A couple walk arm in arm on a railway platform, beside the luxury locomotive the Golden Arrow

A couple walk arm in arm on a railway platform, beside the luxury locomotive the Golden Arrow, which linked London to Dover, where passengers caught the ferry to Calais, France. Date: 1947

Background imageFerry Collection: Milna, Brac Island, Croatia

Milna, Brac Island, Croatia
The coastal town of Milna on Brac, an island in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Motor / Ferry Car

Motor / Ferry Car
A ferry car taking people to and from Burgh Island off the Devon coastline

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Torpoint Ferry, Plymouth Harbour, Devon

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

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Runcorn Bridge 1905

Runcorn Bridge 1905
This bridge connected Runcorn and Widnes across the river Mersey. It opened 29 May 1905, replacing the previous ferry. Known locally as " The Car" after its suspension bridge

Background imageFerry Collection: Horning Ferry

Horning Ferry
Horning ferry

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: Royal Iris Ferry Steamer

Royal Iris Ferry Steamer
The Royal Iris, the Wallasey to Cheshire Ferry steamer. This is the successor to the vessel of the same name which became famous during World War One. Date: 1950s

Background imageFerry Collection: Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

Grand Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden. Founded by Frenchman Jean-Francois Regis Cadier in 1872 and opened on 14th June 1874. The Steam ferry (pictured centre) runs the route from Vaxholm to Stromkajen

Background imageFerry Collection: Poster advertising trips to Sweden

Poster advertising trips to Sweden
Poster advertising trips by train and ferry to Sweden, showing Stockholm Town Hall across the water. 20th century

Background imageFerry Collection: Batemans Bay, Clyde River, NSW, Australia

Batemans Bay, Clyde River, NSW, Australia
Batemans Bay, Clyde River, New South Wales, Australia. Batemans Bay was named by Lieutenant James Cook on his voyage of discovery along this coast in 1770

Background imageFerry Collection: Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable

Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable
The Boys Band of the Training Ship Indefatigable pose for their photograph in a field, near a tent -- probably at a local fete where they were performing

Background imageFerry Collection: Scotland / Tobermory

Scotland / Tobermory
View of Tobermory, an attractive seaport and the principal town of the Isle of Mull, on the west coast of Scotland

Background imageFerry Collection: Harpers Ferry, Wv

Harpers Ferry, Wv
This is where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers merge, in the Blue Mountain region of West Virginia. In 1859 it will be the scene of John Browns ill-fated raid

Background imageFerry Collection: North River Ferry Boat

North River Ferry Boat, paddlesteamer Date: ca. 1873

Background imageFerry 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 imageFerry Collection: New Ferry Village, Co. Antrim

New Ferry Village, Co. Antrim - a rural street scene with thatched building and motor car on the road and children and dog to the right. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; New Ferry)

Background imageFerry Collection: Kyle of Lochalsh car ferry, Skye, Scotland

Kyle of Lochalsh car ferry, Skye, Scotland
People using the Kyle of Lochalsh car ferry, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Background imageFerry Collection: Unloading Ships at London Docks, 1908

Unloading Ships at London Docks, 1908
Illustration showing various cargoes coming ashore at London Docks, in the East End of London, 1908. Elephants tusks, barrels

Background imageFerry Collection: Cunard Liner RMS Aquitania arriving into New York, USA

Cunard Liner RMS Aquitania arriving into New York, USA
Cunard Line Ocean Liner RMS Aquitania arriving into New York, USA. Launched on 21st April 1913 and sailed on her maiden voyage to New York on 30th May 1914

Background imageFerry Collection: Rock Ferry St Margarets Home

Rock Ferry St Margarets Home
St Margarets Home for Roman Catholic girls at Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, was run by the Sisters of Charity. It trained young women to help prevent them falling into immoral situations

Background imageFerry Collection: Car Ferry Boat, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, County Dublin

Car Ferry Boat, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Background imageFerry Collection: East Ferry, Queenstown (Cobh), Co. Cork

East Ferry, Queenstown (Cobh), Co. Cork - a view of three men in a rowing boat at a crossing point. (Location: Republic of Ireland; County Cork; Cobh). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imageFerry Collection: At Maghery Ferry, Lough Neagh

At Maghery Ferry, Lough Neagh - a view of two women in a rowing boat at a ferry crossing. (Location: Northern Ireland; County Antrim; Maghery). Date: circa early 1900s

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

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



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