LCC-LFB Massey Shaw fireboat at Blackfriars
The Massey Shaw was built in 1935 by the J Samuel White company at Cowes, Isle of Wight. She was built to a London County Council design, and cost around £18, 000 to build. The vessel was named after Eyre Massey Shaw, a former chief of the London Fire Brigade. Seen here is the Massey Shaw laying off her moorings (river station) at Blackfriars on the Victoria Embankment. London.
© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library
Fog over Salcombe Estuary, Devon, UK
Fog over Salcombe Estuary, Devon, UK. This is alsocalled Kingsbridge Estuary. This estuary is anexample of a ria because no river flows into it, only a few small streams. A ria is a type ofsunmergent coastal landform. It is formed eitheras a result of a rise in global sea levels orsinking land. When this change occurs, valleysthat were previously at sea level becomeflooded.
© Adam Hart-davis/Science Photo Library
Misty evening AA072866
Looking along a tree-lined street towards the rear elevation of a row of terraced houses on a misty evening in winter, either in Islington or Shoreditch, London. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960 - 1965.
© Historic England
Dark, Mist, Night, Residential, Terrace, Urban, Winter