Showing posts with label Boats and Marinas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Boats and Marinas. Show all posts

Saturday, February 04, 2017

North Shields Fish Quay at Dusk


North Shields Fish Quay at Dusk.
Please see further images from North Shields here.
The bottom two pictures overlook the Black Middens, a notorious part of the river where sailing ships were dashed against the rocks and many sailors lost their lives.
The tragedies led to the building of the Tyne Piers photos of which can be seen here. .
Middens is derived from an old Danish word meaning dump.   
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Sunset Tynemouth

Sunset Tynemouth

Monday, January 23, 2017

St Peters Marina Newcastle


St Peters Marina, Newcastle.

St Peters Marina is situated near Newcastle city centre.
The marina was developed from an industrial area of Newcastle and was opened in 1991 by Princess Diana.
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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Newcastle City Marina


Newcastle City Marina.

Newcastle City Marina is a small marina which allows visitors to moor their vessels near the heart of the city.
It was voted the best small marina in 2015.
To see a variety of vintage boats visiting the marina please click here.
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Monday, July 13, 2015

Whitby North Yorkshire


Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Whitby is a seaside town  and a parish of the Borough of Scarborough,North Yorkshire. Prior to the 1960s, it was part of the North Riding of Yorkshire. The town is situated on the east coast of Yorkshire at the mouth of the River Esk. Whitby’s economy is based on maritime industries, minerals and tourisim . Its East Cliff is home to the ruins of Whitby Abbey. The fishing port developed during the Middle Ages, supporting important herring and whaling fleets and was where Captain Cook learned seamanship.
Tourism started in Whitby during the Georgian period and developed further on the arrival of the railway in 1839.The town has connections  with the horror novel Dracula. Jet and alum were mined locally. Whitby Jet, which was mined by the Romans and Victorians, became fashionable during the 19th century.
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Whitby North Yorkshire






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