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Currently SEAS are busy digitally archiving The Sunbeam Collection and a range of ‘Walkies’. These are being added to the website on a weekly basis – so do keep returning. Whilst browsing please note that titles are not imposed upon the images – rather and as best we can – a description and keywords are allocated.

Sea (183)

Ramsgate Salvation Army band playing aboard Eagle steamer on a day trip to Boulogne in France.

Clinker built sailing yacht at sea off Broadstairs, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Waves crashing over jetty at Broadstairs Harbour jetty, Broadstairs, Kent.

Speedboat racing at Ramsgate water carnival. Ramsgate harbour, Kent.

Water ski jumping at Ramsgate water carnival at Ramsgate harbour in front of Minesweeper HMS Bevington M1108.

Battle of the Millers and Sweeps at the Broadstairs Water Gala at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent 1964.

Promonade / Sea Defence Construction Lido to Newgate Gap Cliftonville, Margate. February 1957.

Boat and swimmers at Broadstairs water gala in Viking bay.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

People on beach at Botany Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

1950s bathing beauties in rowing boat at Margate, Kent.

Sheila Berry (maiden name Wilkins), taken on Viking Bay, Broadstairs,Kent.1955.

Broadstairs sailing club dinghys, ‘Kingfisher’ and ‘Puffin’ at sea off Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Ramsgate Salvation Army band playing aboard Eagle steamer on a day trip to Boulogne in France.

1950s bathing beauties at Margate harbour, Margate, Kent.

Man hoisting sail on Broadstairs sailing Club dingy ‘Sioux’ at Broadstairs harbour, Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Two clinker built sailing yachts at sea off Broadstairs, Kent.

Evelyn Benson with Steve Hazel (uncle) in the sea at Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, 1950s.

1950s bathing beauty in inflatable lifeboat at Margate, Kent.

Hoverlloyd hovercraft leaving the harbour at Ramsgate, Kent.

Greasy pole contest at Broadstairs Water Gala day 1964.

Ex Prime Minister Edward Heath and chairman of the town council at event on Broadstairs harbour Jetty 1969.

Two clinker built sailing yachts at sea off Broadstairs, Kent.