Photographs and information from across a variety of locations in Northumbria. From ancient to modern.
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These photos were taken in April 2018 on the Newcastle Quayside, showing the Baltic Arts Centre at Gateshead as well as the Millennium "blinking eye bridge" and Tyne bridges as well as boats on the river.
Trinity House in Newcastle is a charity which maintains the historic buildings and maritime related collections it contains.Some of the site has a traceable history going back 600 years, and in it's time the building has been used as a rigging loft, hospital , almshouse and offices.Some of the most distinctive parts of the current building date back to 1721.
Trinity House today is used as a centre for maritime training for young people including the Sea Scouts and Sea Cadets and has links with many Tyne based maritime organisations. Please click on each image for the full size photo.
Stad Amsterdam was built in 2000 and represents the class of fast 3 mast vessels known as Clippers which were used for trade by the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the US, Brazil and France and some other nations in 19th century.
These photos were taken on the 8th of September 2017.
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Photos of two Belgian Navy warships during a visit to the Tyne during July 2017.
BNS Bellis (M916) is a minehunter while BNS Godetia (A960) is a command and logistic support ship.
For pictures of British Royal Navy ships which have visited the River Tyne, click here. Please click on each image for the full size photo.
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.
The Ouseburn area is home to a range of distinctive pubs, Photos of which can be seen here. Please click on each image for the full size photo.