Showing posts with label Tyne Shipping. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tyne Shipping. Show all posts

Monday, June 26, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dutch Ship HNLMS Snellius


HNLMS Snellius (A-802) at Newcastle Quayside.

Dutch Ship HNLMS Snellius paying a visit to Newcastle Quayside on 21/06/2017.
She is a Hydrographic Survey Vessel of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
Here are photos of HNLMS Johan De Witt during her visit to the Tyne.
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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Balmoral Cruise Ship


Balmoral Cruise Ship.

The Tyne has become a regular destination for a variety of cruise ships in recent years.
The Balmoral is unusual as she is based on the river for the summer months.
Please see photographs of the wide range of other merchant vessels, including other cruise ships which visit the Tyne, here.
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Monday, April 03, 2017

Fishing Boats on the Tyne


Fishing Boats on the Tyne.

Pictures of a variety of fishing vessels on the river Tyne, taken on the 3rd of April 2017.
Here are further pictures of North Shields Fish Quay & the Fish Quay at Dusk.
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Saturday, April 01, 2017

The Wind on the Tyne


The Wind on the Tyne.

The river Tyne has a long history of industrial development and in the past shipbuilding and coal played an important part in that history.
But recently another industry has started to make its mark on this river- wind power.
Here are pictures taken on the 01/04/2017 which show the ship the Sea Installer berthed at Swans, which is designed to install wind turbines at sea, and images of a series of large wind turbines being constructed at Shepherd Offshore
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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

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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Monday, January 09, 2017

Ouseburn Newcastle


Ouseburn, Newcastle.

The Ouseburn is a small river which flows through the City of Newcastle, partly underneath the city streets in some areas, before entering the River Tyne. At the entrance to the Tyne is a small boatyard and several vessels are berthed there.
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