Photographs by Peter Loud

Ships & Boats

Over the years I have taken several photographs of assorted ships and boats, in addition to my Northumberland fishing boat photographs. So far they have been scattered throughout my webpages. This webpage attempts to pull some of them together.

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Morgenster, Tall Ships event, Blyth, 2016
Click here to see more of the Tall Ships at Blyth, 2016.

Main picture at top, Oregis aground on the Black Midden rocks at Tynemouth, 1974.
Below, Northsider that went to the aid of Oregis

"Tyne Pride" Built at Swan Hunters, Wallsend, 1975
There are more photos of Swan Hunter tankers at, Wallsend, 1970s Tankers.

Blyth Harbour, c.1965
In the 1950s & 1960s colliers would be moored three abreast in the harbour.
There are more Blyth harbour & River photos at, Blyth Shipping

Kilsyth, PZ375, Beached at Whitley Bay, 1977

Neither ship nor boat, drilling rig being towed off Tynemouth, 1970s

Ship & boat movements on the Tyne
Drag the map or zoom in & out to see other areas, click on vessel for more details.

Lutetian in Brigham & Cowans Dry Dock, South Shields, 1973

RAF 1390, Air-Sea Rescue Launch at Amble, c.1975.

HMCS Annapolis & HNoMS Stavanger above, HMCS Huron & HNLMS Tjerk Hiddes below
I presume that these vessels visited Newcastle when on a NATO exercise, c.1975.

Oil rig support ship DEEPSEA WORKER, Blyth 2016

Narrowboats Ultima & Thule, Grand Union Canal, Milton Keynes, 2009
More of these can be seen at, Narrowboats

KD Tunku_Abdul Rahman, Langkawi, Malaysia, 2009,

Pinisi, Poatere, Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2012
Click on the photo for more Pinisi.

Pulau Talang Talang, ferry between Georgetown and Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia, 2008.
More of these Penang ferries can be seen at, Penang Ferries

Childrens Friend, BK177, Seahouses, 1972.
This is my favourite fishing boat photograph, although I have several more which I think are pretty good, at

Boat Building in Sulawesi, 1996.
There are a few more at,

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