Showing posts with label North Shields. Show all posts
Showing posts with label North Shields. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Northumberland Park North Shields


Northumberland Park, North Shields.

Northumberland Park was opened in 1885 by the Duke of Northumberland it has recently undergone a major renovation and is now part of the Tynemouth Conservation Area.
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Monday, July 08, 2019

HMS St Albans


HMS St Albans on the Tyne.

The Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate visited the river Tyne in June 2019.
She is a multi role vessel and there are 13 ships of this particular class in the British fleet.
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Saturday, May 04, 2019

Magellan Cruise Ship On the River Tyne


Magellan Cruise Ship On the River Tyne.

The Tyne is a destination for many cruise ships. Magellan visited the river on the 4th of May 2019. Other vessels are needed to guide the large ships into the river safely. Included in the pictures are the Port of Tyne Pilot Cutter Collingwood and the Switzer Tyne Tug. The regular cross-Tyne ferry Pride of the Tyne can also be seen.
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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship Wave Knight


Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship Wave Knight.

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships provide support for Royal Navy ships around the world.
RFA Wave Knight is a fast fleet tanker, she was launched in 2000 and weighs 31500 tonnes.
Wave Knight provides fuel, fresh water, ammunition as well as other supplies to a variety of vessels.
These photos were taken on 30/03/2019 during a visit to the Northumbrian Quay, North Shields.
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Monday, February 18, 2019

Cruise Ship MV Boudicca on the Tyne


Cruise Ship MV Boudicca on the Tyne.

The Boudicca is a Fred Olsen cruise ship and these photographs were taken on 19/02/2019 during a visit to the Northumbrian Quay which is situated next to the Royal Quays Marina, North Shields.
The ship has a capacity for 881 passengers and weighs 28,388 tons.
The ship was the first of 50 cruise ships due to visit the Tyne in 2019.
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Friday, November 02, 2018

Royal Quays Marina North Shields (2)


Royal Quays Marina, North Shields. 

The Royal Quays Marina was developed in the 1980's. Initially the site was the Albert Edward Dock on the Tyne. These photos were all taken in early November 2018 and reflect the variety of vessels which now use the marina.
Included in the photos are the UK Border Force Cutter Alert at the boatyard, the Royal Navy Patrol Ship HMS Archer, the Fisheries Patrol boat St Aidan, the Newcastle University Research Vessel the Princess Royal, and a rescue training vessel from South Shields Marine School.
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018

North Shields High and Low Lights



North Shields High and Low Lights.

The North Shields High and Low Lights were built originally in the 16th century by the Guild of the Blessed Trinity to provide a course for ships to align on the lights to navigate a safe passage into the river Tyne, In particular to avoid the dangerous Black Middens.
The lights were built from 1808 and the Low Light is a heritage centre while the High Light is now residential.
Included in the photos are the older High Lights and Trinity buildings in North Shields.
Photos of North Shields Fish Quay can be seen here
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