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  1. Looking for Old Shipmates
    Hi, this is probably a long shot but I was wondering if there's anyone out there who knew and/or worked with my Grandad Tony Cheshire. He worked for Blue Star Line between around 1947-1996ish and I'm told he was the youngest person to become a Captain for Blue Star Line! I'm also told he was...
  2. Aquitania mixed media

    Aquitania mixed media

    Well thank you to everyone for your kind comments about my pastel. Someone asked for anymore? Well yeh! there are a few more. This one is copied from a b&w photo from an old book. It inspired me as a challenge for 2 reasons: fine detail & light reflecting from lots of glass. The human figure
  3. Southampton

    Southampton

    Western Docks on 26th July 1984 seen from SS Norway with Royal Viking Sky lying astern of her.
  4. FAIRLAND & FAIRWIND

    FAIRLAND & FAIRWIND

    FAIRLAND (ex CARINTHIA) & FAIRWIND (ex SYLVANIA) laid up at Southampton 101 berth.. Picture taken in August 1969.
  5. America bound

    America bound

    The LMS Railway's Coronation Scot stock all secure on board ship at Southampton for its journey to the States.
  6. Nevasa at Southampton

    Nevasa at Southampton

    Nevasa, photographed from on board Himalaya.
  7. Southampton

    Southampton

  8. Southampton

    Southampton

  9. Southampton

    Southampton

  10. Southampton

    Southampton

  11. Southampton

    Southampton

  12. Olympic & Empress of Britian

    Olympic & Empress of Britian

    Olympic and Empress of Britain are seen together at Southampton in 1933.
  13. Southampton

    Southampton

    Arrival at Southampton aboard Norwegian Jade
  14. Queen Mary

    Queen Mary

    Color view of the Queen Mary leaving Southampton in the early 1960's.
  15. ps SOUTHAMPTON

    ps SOUTHAMPTON

    Built in 1872 by Barclay, Curle at Glasgow Engines : Compound diagonal Dimensions : 150.1 ft x 20.1 ft 203 Gross Registered Tonnes Built for the Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Reboilered in 1897 Sold in 1902 to G Power & Sons and in 1903 to Richard C
  16. Aquitania

    Aquitania

    Amid a lot of smoke from attending tugs, Aquitania makes a regular departure from Southampton in the mid 1920’s. Photograph has been reversed from it's original posting.
  17. Mauretania

    Mauretania

    This shot of the Mauretania was taken at Southampton in the mid-1920’s. Because of an absence of any of the larger ships of the time, it’s also kind of a deceiving picture in that the liner looks exceptionally large for a 31,000 ton ship. She towers over everything else in sight except for the por
  18. RMS OLYMPIC

    RMS OLYMPIC

    Aerial photo of R.M.S. Olympic in 1933. In Southampton. White Star dock. 1911 - 1935. The golden age of the ocean liners.
  19. Southampton, Fawley, Warsash and Hamble

    Southampton, Fawley, Warsash and Hamble

    Southampton, Fawley, Warsash and Hamble
  20. Nautical Colleges
    Lets start one of for Warsash
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