Sea & ships

NMM in Flickr Commons

  • Re-Think Gallery Space
  • Yinka Shonibare - Nelson's Ship in a Bottle
  • Trwyn Du lighthouse by Richard Bowden
  • The brick-built Customs Watch House and lighthouse on Fleetwood
  • Bodinnick ferry, Fowey, Cornwall
  • The Papanui (1898) at anchor on the Thames at Gravesend
  • A dead whale possibly in Naden Harbour, Queen Charlotte Islands
  • A close-up view of the head of a whale at (possibly) Naden Harbour, Queen Charlotte Islands
  • A whale on the slips at Naden Harbour, Queen Charlotte Islands
  • Ice in the River Thames off Gravesend, 1895
  • Ice in the River Thames off Gravesend, 1895
  • In the picture workshop 2nd April 2012

NMM film archive

Maritime fact files

Sir Francis Drake, 1540-96
Francis Drake was an experienced and daring seafarer who successfully circumnavigated the world between 1577-80.