The Solent

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The Solent

The Solent floes into the arm of the sea, called Spithead, between the isle of Wight and England.

She allows to sail up to Southampton. The natural bay of Portsmouth also opens to Spithead.

The Pamir put 5 days at Spithead for his last voyage.

Southsea, Portsmouth, c. 1900
© Hulton Getty N JC6581

Portsmouth harbour

Guildhall, 1939 © H. Getty JF6793

The Fleet at Spithead, 15/06/1953
© Hulton Getty N JM5701

Portsmouth & Solent from isle of Wight

Portsmouth and the Solent

HMS Glasgow leaving Portsmouth

HMS Glasgow leaving Portsmouth

Regatta at Cowes, 1911
© Hulton Getty N HE7285

The Solent and Totland Bay
Isle of Wight

Docks of Cowes, c. 1950
© Hulton Getty N HE4234


Cowes, 05-10/06/1957

Cowes, 05-10/06/1957 © Beken of Cowes

Spithead, 05-10/06/1957


The voyages of the Pamir

The harbors of the Pamir

The Pamir