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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)

Marian Arthrell at Walpole Bay, Cliftonville, Margate. 1958.

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

Ex Prime Minister Edward Heath at event on Broadstairs harbour Jetty 1969

1950s Margate bathing beauties.

Circus elephants bathing in the sea at Margate, Kent.

Victorian bathing event part of Broadstairs Dickens Festival Week 1965, Broadstairs, Kent.

French trawlers tied up at Ramsgate Harbour, Kent.

Viking Bay, Broadstairs,Kent, as seen from the top of Bleak House.

People on beach at Botany Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Mayor of Ramsgate and group of men playing cricket match on the Goodwin sands.1959.

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

Peter and Percy Hicks in sea at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

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

High tides and rough seas at Broadstairs harbour jetty 1964, Broadstairs, Kent.

Bleak House and Viking Bay at Broadstairs harbour, Kent.

Pillow fight on greasy pole at Broadstairs Water Gala, Viking bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Water polo match at Broadstairs Water Gala, Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Wreck of beached boat at Stone Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

Launching of yachts into the sea at Minnis Bay, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent.

66sq USAF helicopter as seen from Goodwins lightship.

Motorboat ‘Salvor” taking onboard a Father Christmas from 66sqn USAF helicopter with Christmas tree to be taken to Goodwins lightship.

Hoverlloyd hovercraft leaving the harbour at Ramsgate, Kent.

People on beach at Botany Bay, Broadstairs, Kent.

View of Ramsgate harbour and quay with sailing ship The Bounty in dock.

Boy dressed as King Canute holding back the waves at Viking Bay, Broadstairs, Kent 1966.