If you have enjoyed these views today please take a moment to read how you can help support this important historic ship.A webcam is a video camera that feeds or streams its image in real time to or through a computer to a computer network.Today it is more frequently used as a stop for Royal Naval warships and visiting ships from foreign navies.The route this busy ferry takes might only cover a third of a mile of water, but it saves a journey of over 14 miles by car.The term "webcam" (a clipped compound) may also be used in its original sense of a video camera connected to the Web continuously for an indefinite time, rather than for a particular session, generally supplying a view for anyone who visits its web page over the Internet.Some of them, for example, those used as online traffic cameras, are expensive, rugged professional video cameras.
This jetty was originally constructed in the 1860s to enable Queen Victoria and family to easily move from train to ship.
Just to prove that the camera is live, this shot takes in the clock tower of the Vulcan Building and Gun Wharf.
Behind the clock tower Southsea Cenotaph can be seen with Spitbank Fort visible to the right of the picture.
The larger Brittany and Condor Ferries service the Jersey, Guernsey, France and Spain.
This dizzying view shows off our web cams mast top location and also provides a great opportunity for visitors to HMS Warrior to give a wave to friends and relatives watching online.