Ship pictures and images

The GG Archives – A Social and Cultural History Archive

The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives or GG Archives, launched in 2000, is a privately held archives of genealogy, military and other ephemera dating from the mid-1800s to 2000 in 12 topical areas. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA it offers free unrestricted access…

National Archives of Australia – Destination Australia

This site features more than 22,000 photographs of migrants who arrived in Australia from all over the world post World War II, 1946-1999. You can use this site to share your story, read about other migrants’ memories and explore the…

P&O Heritage

This site is designed to preserve and celebrate the maritime history and collections of P&O, one of the best known shipping companies in the world. The site allow the collections and the rich heritage of P&O to be more accessible…

Port Cities – Southhampton

Use this site to discover the story of merchant shipping and port life in Southampton. The archive contains over 10,000 photographs, maps, sound clips, documents, games and other objects which can be accessed online.

Ships Nostalgia

An online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. This free forum is for crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts and cruisers.  This site has a wealth of information, and contacts, for family history research. Site features include:•…

State Library South Australia

The State Library offers many opportunities to explore and discover areas of the State’s history, your family history, special and digital collections and more. Digital Collections – Showcases selected items from the State Library’s collection with a particular focus on…

Norway Heritage – Hands Across the Sea

This extensive site is a great place to search for historical details and images of ships. Searches can be made by ship name or owner/operator such as Cunard Line or White Star Line. Detailed histories are available on various steamship…

Royal Museums Greenwich – Picture Library

The Picture Library has 33,800+ images and photographs online depicting notable ships, trade and empire, astronomy, exploration, navigation and time. Collection includes historical photography, ship plans, prints, oil paintings,  astronomical and navigational instruments, and ship models.

Picture Gallery of Sailing Ships

This site details ships in the passenger trade to Australia and New Zealand from the 1840s to the 1890s and links to images of the ships.