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Mooring Collection

Background imageMooring Collection: Southampton Docks - Great Ocean Liners

Southampton Docks - Great Ocean Liners
Aerial View of Southampton Docks - Great Ocean Liners awaiting departure on the Trans-Atlantic route. The ships include RMS Olympic. Date: circa 1930

Background imageMooring Collection: R101 airship on mooring mast

R101 airship on mooring mast
The R101 airship attached to a mooring mast, Cardington RAF Base. Date: circa 1930

Background imageMooring Collection: Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hampshire

Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hampshire
The Training Ship Mercury was established in 1885 by the London philanthropist Charles Hoare. The ship, a barque previously named Illova, was originally moored at Binstead on the Isle of Wight

Background imageMooring Collection: Devonshire Dock - Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Devonshire Dock - Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMooring Collection: RSS Discovery moored on Thames Embankment, London

RSS Discovery moored on Thames Embankment, London
RSS Discovery moored on the Thames Embankment, London. The ships lifeboat can be seen hanging amidships. circa 1930s

Background imageMooring Collection: Seaside boating scene

Seaside boating scene
A couple push out their small motor boat into an estuary at the mouth of a small coastal river. This looks like a southern Norfolk or North Suffolk coastal view as the terns swoop overhead

Background imageMooring Collection: Littlehampton Pier

Littlehampton Pier
At Littlehampton Pier (which is complete with windmill and lighthouse), a steam tugboat brings a large sailing ship safely into port. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMooring Collection: Beardmore R. 36 Airship

Beardmore R. 36 Airship
The Beardmore R.36 at its mooring mast

Background imageMooring 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 imageMooring Collection: R101 at Cardington - 1

R101 at Cardington - 1
The R.101 at its mooring mast at Cardington

Background imageMooring Collection: West India Docks, London

West India Docks, London. Date: 1815

Background imageMooring Collection: SSZ28 at Slindon Mooring-Out Station, Polegate

SSZ28 at Slindon Mooring-Out Station, Polegate

Background imageMooring Collection: Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Ore Boat unloading - Steel Mills

Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Ore Boat unloading - Steel Mills
Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Ore Boat unloading at one of the Steel Mills on the Cuyahoga River - the Terminal Tower can be seen in the background - nighttime. Date: circa 1934

Background imageMooring Collection: Margate, Kent - Harbour and seafront - hold-to-light card

Margate, Kent - Harbour and seafront - hold-to-light card Date: circa 1904

Background imageMooring Collection: The Landing Jetty - Port Elizabeth, South Africa

The Landing Jetty - Port Elizabeth, South Africa Date: circa 1905

Background imageMooring Collection: Training Ship Formidable, Portishead, Bristol

Training Ship Formidable, Portishead, Bristol
The Training Ship Formidable, moored in the Bristol Channel at Portishead, was established in 1869 as an Industrial Training establishment

Background imageMooring Collection: Vagen Bay, Bergen, Norway - Aerial View of the Harbour

Vagen Bay, Bergen, Norway - Aerial View of the Harbour. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMooring Collection: Airship R101 leaving the mooring mast at Cardington

Airship R101 leaving the mooring mast at Cardington on the day of its departure to India. 4 October 1930. Date: 1930

Background imageMooring Collection: Airship R101 at its mooring mast at Cardington

Airship R101 at its mooring mast at Cardington

Background imageMooring Collection: Power and control in R101

Power and control in R101
The first diesel-engined airship: power and control in R101. Illustrations of some of the features of R101: a power car, the chart room, and mooring arrangements

Background imageMooring Collection: A Winters Mooring at Beccles

A Winters Mooring at Beccles
A woman poses with a motorbike alongside a boat moored at Captain Bloomfields Moorings at Beccles in Suffolk, East Anglia

Background imageMooring Collection: Falmouth, Cornwall - Flushing from Green Bank

Falmouth, Cornwall - Flushing from Green Bank. Date: circa 1906

Background imageMooring Collection: SSZ43 at Slindon Mooring-Out Station, Polegate

SSZ43 at Slindon Mooring-Out Station, Polegate

Background imageMooring Collection: Ocean Liner in dock in Bermuda

Ocean Liner in dock in Bermuda. Date: 1908

Background imageMooring Collection: Training Ship Indefatigable, New Ferry, Cheshire

Training Ship Indefatigable, New Ferry, Cheshire
The Training Ship Indefatigable, moored on the River Mersey, off New Ferry, Cheshire, was established in 1865 to receive the sons and orphans of sailors, and other poor and destitute boys

Background imageMooring Collection: Training Ship Mars, Woodhaven, Fife, Scotland

Training Ship Mars, Woodhaven, Fife, Scotland
The Training Ship Mars, moored off Woodhaven on the River Tay at Fife, Scotland, was founded in 1869 as an Industrial Training establishment

Background imageMooring Collection: R101 at Cardington - 2

R101 at Cardington - 2
The huge R.101 at its mooring mast at Cardington

Background imageMooring Collection: Steamboats in the Harbour - Toronto, Canada

Steamboats in the Harbour - Toronto, Canada. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMooring Collection: Aldwarke lock on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation

Aldwarke lock on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation near Rotherham - coal transport by barge from Aldwarke Colliery. Date: circa 1920

Background imageMooring Collection: Volos, Greece - Capital of Magnesia - Port

Volos, Greece - Capital of Magnesia - Port
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. It is the capital of the Magnesia regional unit

Background imageMooring Collection: Canary Islands - Gran Canaria - Muelle Sta. Catalina

Canary Islands - Gran Canaria - Muelle Sta. Catalina (Saint Catherine Dock). Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMooring Collection: The Harbour and Casino at Cannes, France

The Harbour and Casino at Cannes, France
The Harbour and Casino at Cannes, South of France (La Cote d'Azur). Date: circa 193s

Background imageMooring Collection: On The Grand Canal, Venice

On The Grand Canal, Venice
A painting of a gondola setting off between the red mooring poles in the Grand canal of Venice, Italy. Date: circa 1916

Background imageMooring Collection: Commercial Shipping Activity, Rotterdam

Commercial Shipping Activity, Rotterdam
Barges of a German flotilla loading goods at Konig's harbour in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam. Due to a significant increase in inland shipping

Background imageMooring Collection: The great British R 100 arrived at Cardington after return flight from Montreal, in 78 hours

The great British R 100 arrived at Cardington after return flight from Montreal, in 78 hours. The damaged fin in a thunderstorm over the St

Background imageMooring Collection: CARRIED ALOFT BY BALLOON

CARRIED ALOFT BY BALLOON
An Italian soldier gets entangled with a balloon's mooring rope, and is swept 300 metres into the air before falling to his death. Date: 1899

Background imageMooring Collection: Schweizerhofquai, Luzern (Lucerne), Switzerland

Schweizerhofquai, Luzern (Lucerne), Switzerland. The section of the quay between Schwanenplatz and Kurplatz in the city of Lucerne. It lies on the right bank of Lake Lucerne. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMooring Collection: China - boats along quayside probably Hankow Hankou

China - boats along quayside probably Hankow Hankou
c.1880s China - boats along quayside probably Hankow Hankou

Background imageMooring Collection: Barges moored on River Thames at Woolwich

Barges moored on River Thames at Woolwich, SE London, at low tide. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageMooring Collection: Boats and the shore, Cowes, Isle of Wight

Boats and the shore, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Vintage 19th century photograph: Cowes, Isle of Wight

Background imageMooring Collection: SS Great Eastern - at her moorings in Deptford 1859

SS Great Eastern - at her moorings in Deptford 1859
At half-past seven on Wednesday morning on the 8th September 1859, the Great Eastern, left her moorings off of Deptford, under the combined action of a charge of flour powerful towing-tugs

Background imageMooring Collection: Sweden - Stockholm - The National Museum

Sweden - Stockholm - The National Museum Date: 1914

Background imageMooring Collection: A sturdy chain tie-ring for mooring boats at a quayside. Date: 1950s

A sturdy chain tie-ring for mooring boats at a quayside. Date: 1950s

Background imageMooring Collection: The Moored Monster Ben My Chree, the famous Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

The Moored Monster Ben My Chree, the famous Isle of Man Steam Packet Company turbine steamship, at Birkenhead Docks, Merseyside, England. Date: 1950s

Background imageMooring Collection: Front Street - Hamilton, Bermuda

Front Street - Hamilton, Bermuda
circa 1910s

Background imageMooring Collection: A Glimpse of Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. Date: circa 1920s

A Glimpse of Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageMooring Collection: Mauritius - Port Louis - HM Battleships and Signal Mountain

Mauritius - Port Louis - HM Battleships and Signal Mountain. Date: circa 1909

Background imageMooring Collection: LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin - At Mooring Mast

LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin - At Mooring Mast
LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin (Deutsches Luftschiff Zeppelin #127; Registration: D-LZ 127) was a German-built and -operated, passenger-carrying, hydrogen-filled



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