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…

Art School Online

This interesting site, by Roger Elliott, has online lessons in drawing sailing ships. There is detailed explanations on the type of ships and rigs etc.

Simplon Postcards – The Passenger Ship Website

This site is a reference archive of image galleries, showing postcards and photographs of ocean liners, cruise ships, ferries and excursion vessels. Currently, there are over 2000 separate pages with 60,000+ images online.

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…