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Southampton - Gateway to the World

Discover the story of merchant shipping and port life in Southampton. Our archive contains over 10,000 photographs, maps, sound clips, documents, games and other objects. Use the Search box (top right of every page) to find items.

[20508] American Tank*

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Remembering D-Day
When American Soldiers left for Normandy 
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Women and the sea

From old superstitions and traditions you might believe women have only recently begun to go to sea. Find out the full story; from female pirates to engineers and round-the-world yachtswomen.

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[2096] 1930's Bargate Operation Overlord and D-Day

Find out about the scale of preperations for Operation Overlord in Southampton and what was achieved at the port in the months before and after D-Day

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On this Day
2 August 1415
Sir Thomas Gray of Heaton is beheaded in front of Southampton`s Bargate.
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