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Best Photographs of Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society Photography Contest

One of the oldest maritime charity funds in the UK — Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, engaged in helping former sailors and their children, chose the winners of the national competition of photos taken on the shores of Great Britain. In this year’s contest participated more than 800 photos of ships, harbors, ports, sailors, coastal species and seascapes.

Ramsgate, Kent.

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The winner in the “People and the Sea” category. Crosby Beach, Liverpool.
Photo: Richard Hainsworth.

Photo: Richard Hainsworth.

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This photo under the ironic title “A beautiful day for sailing” was the winner of photos taken on the shores of Great Britain. Newhaven, East Sussex County.
Photo: David Lyon.

Photo: David Lyon.

The winner in the category “Industry”. Fishing in the port of Beadnell, Northumberland County.
Photo: Alan Warriner.

Photo: Alan Warriner.

The winner in the category “Ships and broken vessels”. “Consigned to oblivion.”

 

Photo: Alex M Iacobet.

Photo: Alex M Iacobet.

The winner in the category “Coastal Landscape”. Talacre Lighthouse in the village to the north of the coast of Wales.
Photo: Richard Hainsworth.

Photo: Richard Hainsworth.

“Peekaboo”. Eastbourne, East Sussex County.
Photographer: Ian Thorpe.

Photographer: Ian Thorpe.

“In the shadow of giants.” Oil rig in Belfast.
Photographer: William Allen.

Photographer: William Allen.

St. Mary’s Lighthouse in Whitley Bay County Tyne and Wear.
Photographer: Alan Warriner.

Photographer: Alan Warriner.

Limestone rock gates Durdle Door in Dorset.
Photographer: Alessio Putzu.

Photographer: Alessio Putzu.

Rescue station in Chelsea.
Photographer: Carole Baker.

Photographer: Carole Baker.

Rock. Northumberland.
Photographer: David Head.

Photographer: David Head.

Ballycotton, Ireland.
Photographer: Dave Keeley.

Photographer: Dave Keeley.

Hunstanton, Norfolk.
Photographer: Gary Solomon.

Photographer: Gary Solomon.

Island of Lindisfarne, Northumberland.
Photographer: Gary Solomon.

Photographer: Gary Solomon.

Berth in Hartlepool, County Durham.
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Photographer: Stephen Hornsey.

“199 steps.” Whitby, North Yorkshire County.
Photographer: Stephen Hornsey.

Photographer: Stephen Hornsey.

Lighthouse on the island of Orsay in Scotland.
Photographer: RIchard Hainsworth.

Photographer: RIchard Hainsworth.

Hastings, County of East Sussex.
Photographer: Paul Turner.

Photographer: Paul Turner.

Multi-colored pebbles on the beach in Brikskheme, Devon.
Photographer: Nigel Martin.

Photographer: Nigel Martin.

Atlantic cod. Newlyn, Cornwall.
Photographer: Nigel Burr.

Photographer: Nigel Burr.