Watched by Royal Navy divers the battered SRN-6 hovercraft is raised from the Portsmouth seabed in England. March 8, 1972.(Photo by Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

27 fascinating nostalgic pictures from Portsmouth’s past

Here are some our favourite nostalgic photos of Portsmouth from the Getty archive.

Take a look back in time with these stunning nostalgic shots from the past.

An engine driver showing a group of schoolboys over the Lord Nelson Class locomotive, Lord Hawke, during a train exhibition at Portsmouth Town Station, 21st October 1933. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
An engine driver showing a group of schoolboys over the Lord Nelson Class locomotive, Lord Hawke, during a train exhibition at Portsmouth Town Station, 21st October 1933. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Portsmouth Harbour, situated on Portsea Island in Hampshire, circa 1890. (Photo by F. J. Mortimer/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Portsmouth Harbour, situated on Portsea Island in Hampshire, circa 1890. (Photo by F. J. Mortimer/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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A boat moored across the water from the military Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire, circa 1840. Engraving by J & F Harwood. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A boat moored across the water from the military Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire, circa 1840. Engraving by J & F Harwood. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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An archway and bridge Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1900. (Photo by F. J. Mortimer/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
An archway and bridge Portsmouth, Hampshire, 1900. (Photo by F. J. Mortimer/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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