South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Harbour at night

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The Groyne, South Shields

The Groyne and harbour

Here we see the harbour in South Shields, both piers and lighthouses, as well as the old Groyne pier belonging to the Port of Tyne Authority. This is where the River Tyne flows into the North Sea and it is much of the view from the dining room of the Littlehaven Hotel that I posted about two days ago. The Groyne marked a rocky danger point for vessels entering the Tyne and many ships have been grounded here over the centuries.

Camera; Pentax K100D, lens 27mm., 8 seconds, f22, iso 200



Written by curly

July 28, 2007 at 12:01 am

6 Responses

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  1. I love it here – watching the ships go by, people on the beach, the light houses, and views across the harbour to Tynemouth and out to sea. Beautiful photo, nice one Curly

    S Wilson

    July 28, 2007 at 12:19 am

  2. Another beautiful shot.


    July 28, 2007 at 12:36 pm

  3. nice soooo peaceful.


    July 28, 2007 at 6:52 pm

  4. once again you spoil us with your lovely photos


    July 28, 2007 at 7:03 pm

  5. What a beautiful part of the world you are showing us thru your stunning photos curly – thanks!!


    July 28, 2007 at 11:55 pm

  6. Such a beautiful shot – amazing light.


    July 30, 2007 at 9:39 pm

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