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Queen Elizabeth II
Cunard's Queen Elizabeth 2 powers away from the Isle of Wight in 1994. Click image to purchase.
Viking Barge 7
Hull sections for the Royal Navy's aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth are towed through the Dover Strait on their way to Scotland. Click to purchase this image

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Fotoflite Maritime Aerial Photography

The World's Largest Library of Aerial Ship Photos for the media, shipping professionals and enthusiasts.

At Fotoflite we have been photographing the World's shipping since the 1940s, and we have a photo archive of one million aerial maritime photographs.

Our site lists over 750,000 aerial ship photos. Nearly all of these have been digitised and can be viewed on the site. We are continually adding new photographs working through digitising our archive, so the number is growing all the time.

Prints and digital image files of all the photos listed on the site can be purchased through our online store, but if you can't find what you are looking for, please contact us and we can help you find the right shot.

High resolution digital images are processed the same day, print orders are despatched wihin three working days.

Struggling to find the perfect maritime photo?

Using our online search facility you will find the ship you’re looking for in seconds. You can either search by ship categories in the Buy Images tab at the top of the menu or type an exact ship name for example ‘Queen Elizabeth’, or the ship's IMO Number, or a generic type of ship such as ‘Accommodation Vessel’  this allows the search to be minimised making it easier for all of our customers.

For more information or if you can’t find the aerial ship photo you are looking for please call us on +44 (0)1303 884985 or mobile 07703 659747 or email us on  and we will get back to you as soon as possible.