Maritime Features

 

In this section of the website you will find what were once found under the ‘Maritime Photography’ and ‘Features’ section of the website. This area of the site contains items which fall outside of our usual Past and Present ship histories. This includes extended route histories, timelines, voyage reports, photographic galleries and archived photographic posts from the past.


Jetfoil Terminal Basin (1981)

Jetfoil Terminal Basin (1981)

Jetfoil Terminal Basin In January 1981 it was announced that a contract for the construction of a £2m Jetfoil Terminal at the Admiralty Pier, Western Docks, Dover had been awarded…
Christmas Past at the Port of Dover

Christmas Past at the Port of Dover

A look back at one of the Port of Dover's traditions that remains to this very day, the local Ferry fleet's and Ports only official day of rest, Christmas Day....…
Dover – Zeebrugge Timeline – Past and Present (Request)

Dover – Zeebrugge Timeline – Past and Present (Request)

Dover – Zeebrugge Timeline “For many years Townsend management had been trying to establish a ferry link into Belgium from Dover, but state-owned Belgian operator Regie voor Maritime Transport/Regie des…
Turning 40 – Room with a View

Turning 40 – Room with a View

Updated: 03/12/2020 to fix broken image links following our website upgrade Foreword It’s been a very long time since I have posted anything to the website, well over a year…
Économie, High Speed and Cruise Ferry

Économie, High Speed and Cruise Ferry

I am marking my return to the website by detailing a multi trip journey that Paul Cloke and I undertook almost a year ago between Portsmouth and Le Havre, Cherbourg…
A Weekend in Portsmouth

A Weekend in Portsmouth

A weekend in Portsmouth - Photographs from a weekend break to the South Coast city of Portsmouth. Well we went, we saw and we conquered (that's a reference to me…
It’s been a while… Photographs

It’s been a while… Photographs

It's been a while since I have posted any photographs to the website and that's because it has been a while since I have wielded a camera. Time hasn't been…
Russian Fleet in the Dover Strait

Russian Fleet in the Dover Strait

A Russian naval task force believed to be heading to Syria passed through the Channel on Friday 21st October 2016. The Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, Kirov Class battle cruiser…
Portsmouth-Caen-St Malo-Portsmouth

Portsmouth-Caen-St Malo-Portsmouth

A selection of recent photos taken from a trip with Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Caen and from St Malo to Portsmouth
February 2016 Photographic Roundup

February 2016 Photographic Roundup

This posts consists of photographs taken during February 2016 and features a rough crossing to Calais during storm 'Imogen' and the new DFDS corporate livery which has been applied to…
A Year in Review – May 2015

A Year in Review – May 2015

This post is the 1st installment of my series 'A Year in Review' and features a selection of my own photography from May 2015
A Year in Review – June/July – 2015

A Year in Review – June/July – 2015

This post is the 2nd installment of my series 'A Year in Review' and features a selection of my own photography from June/July 2015
A Year in Review – August 2015

A Year in Review – August 2015

This post is the 3rd installment of my series 'A Year in Review' and features a selection of my own photography from August 2015
A Year in Review – September 2015

A Year in Review – September 2015

This post is the 4th installment of my series 'A Year in Review' and features a selection of my own photography from September 2015
A Year in Review – October 2015

A Year in Review – October 2015

This post is the 5th installment of my series 'A Year in Review' and features a selection of my own photography from October 2015
A Year in Review – November 2015

A Year in Review – November 2015

This post is the 6th installment of my series 'A Year in Review' and features a selection of my own photography from November 2015
A Year in Review – December 2015

A Year in Review – December 2015

This post is the 7th installment of my series 'A Year in Review' and features a selection of my own photography from December 2015
Bretagne and Mont St Michel – ‘The Event Before the Event’

Bretagne and Mont St Michel – ‘The Event Before the Event’

On Tuesday 14th July 2015 Paul Cloke and myself departed Kent for Portsmouth for a a short mini cruise with Brittany Ferries travelling out on the Bretagne to the Breton…
Camber Infill & Berth 2 – (Part 2)

Camber Infill & Berth 2 – (Part 2)

In January 1988 Dover Harbour Board confirmed that more sand would be dredged from the Goodwin Sands to reclaim the remainder of the Camber at the Eastern Docks. The Board…
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