Friday, December 12, 2014

Ice Breaker

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Ice Breaker
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Image by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
Showing the SS Baikal

The icebreaking steamer 'Baikal' was built at Walker in 1896. This photographs shows the icebreaker in harbour on Lake Baikal.

Reference: TWAS: ds.swh/4/ph/6/2

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Tynemouth Castle 12th September 1917
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Image by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
During the First World War Tynemouth Castle was a major coastal fortress and the control centre of the Tyne defences, which stretched from Sunderland to Blyth. It also served as the command base for coastal defences from Hartlepool to Berwick during World War II.

Reference: TWAS: DT.GA.4.1-4

(Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.