Friday 10th November 2023: The River Thames Act of Remembrance, a flotilla of nine boats sailed from Tower Bridge to the Houses of Parliament.
Paddle Steamer Waverley passing downstream through Tower Bridge for the first time in the London 2023 season on 24th September 2023.
At dawn on 29th March 2023, the chemical tanker “Sir John Fisher” slipped downstream on the River Thames through London.
Photos of Thames Tideway at Chambers Wharf taken between 2014 and July 2020.
Built in 1927, Portwey is a preserved steam powered tug taken care of by a dedicated band of volunteers at their base in West India Dock.
On 11th November 2022, a flotilla of boats went through London, from Tower Bridge to the Houses of Parliament, to mark Armistice Day.
The preserved Steam Tug Challenge, a World War Two Dunkirk evacuation veteran, sailed up the River Thames on 10th October 2022.
In October 2022 X-Pilot, paddle steamer Waverley and steam tug Challenge rendezvoused at the World War Two Red Sands Maunsell fort.
On 19th September 2022, the Dutch sailing ship “Stad Amsterdam”, was moored at George Stairs, close to Tower Bridge in London.
Tenacious, owned by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, is purpose built to enable people of all abilities to take an active part in sailing the ship.
The Thames Water Vitality and Bubbler boats oxygenate the River Thames when sewage is released untreated into the River Thames.
The 17th century Götheborg of Sweden, the world’s largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship, visited London in August 2022.
On 10th July 2022, the cruise ship “Hamburg” visited London, sailing up the River Thames and passing through Tower Bridge.
On 19th June 2022, the cruise ship “Silver Wind” passed through Tower Bridge and left London guided by tugs.
The Swedish cargo ship “Fure Vinga” was an unusual sight to be seen tied up alongside HMS Belfast in early June 2022.
The RRS Sir David Attenborough is operated by the British Antarctic Survey and was seen passing Woolwich in filthy weather on 31-Oct-2021.
HMS Severn sails out of London after recommissioning into the Royal Navy, the first reactivation of a ship since the 1982 Falklands Conflict.
NLV Pharos visiting London in September 2019. Pharos maintains shipping navigation marks around the Scottish coastline.
The motor yacht Jade 959 visited London in September 2019. The crew of ten can host twelve guests in six suites.
Belem start life as a cargo ship in 1896 and was converted into a private yacht and then eventually into a sail training ship.
The Royal Netherlands Navy Alkmaar class mine counter measures vessel HNLMS Urk M861 visiting London in September 2018.
In June 2018, the preserved steam ship VIC 56 visited Hermitage Moorings in Wapping – just downstream from Tower Bridge.
Amongst the hustle of London, oases of clam can be found. Tower Bridge Moorings is a vibrant houseboat community with floating gardens.
On 24th March 2018, the general cargo ship “Fast Julia” passed downstream on the River Thames through London.
Looking out into the Thames Estuary, strange objects rise from the sea. These are the Maunsell Forts, part of the defence of Britain in World War Two.