Here are some thumbnail sketches of postcards showing Alderney shipping: select the thumbnail image to view a larger image of each postcard.  See also Shipwrecks page.

Courier
AYCOU01 Westness

RMS "Courier" 
 

AYCOU02 LL  24 
"CHERBOURG - Depart du Bateau de Guernesey".
AYCOU03 CI series 
"Braye Harbour, Alderney arrival of "S.S. Courier". 
How it looked in 1998
AYCOU04 Westness
"S.S. Courier"
AYCOU05 Unknown, possibly Westness 
"S.S. Courier" 
(reprinted by Connolly)
AYCOU06 Judges 2409 

Couriers at the quay in Guernsey.

AYCOU50 Tozer
RMS "Courier" leaving Guernsey
AYCOU51 Bramley
SS Courier on the 'slip' at St Sampson, Guernsey
AYHBR05 Peacock 5521P 
Alderney, Arrival of the Courier - Aurigny,Arrivee du Courier 
1916
AYCOU53 Guerin
Alderney SS Courier
AYHBR84 Westness
<Courier at Quay>
AYHBR72 Westness
<Courier at Quay>
AYCOU55 Bramley 17. 
RMS 'Courier' alongside jetty
AYCOU56 Unknown 
RMS "Courier" arriving from Guernsey - Alderney CI
AYCOU52 Guerin
Courier - on deck looking forward
AYCOU59 - Bailey 3214 Bailey 3214
SS Courier at Alderney
AYCOU58 "P R", Cherbourg
'Debarquement des Excursionnistes Anglais'
AYCOU02 LL  24 
"CHERBOURG - Depart du Bateau de Guernesey".
Alberta
AYHBR71 Westness
SS 'Alberta' at Alderney Jetty
Arpha
AYHBR74 Bailey
'Arpha' at Alderney
AYHBR74 untitled
Buller
AYBUL50 Unknown (Bramley?) 1. 
HMS 'Buller' Alderney 
1920s
Fawn
 
AYHBR70 Westness
'Fawn" at Alderney Jetty
Moina
AYMDN01 LeCocq
Yacht 'Moina' 
(Wreck of Terra in background) 
How the area looked in 1998 More or less the same view..
Monarch
AYMON50 Unknown Author 
SS Courier & Monarch leaving Alderney 
1906
AYHBR90 Monarch & Courier leaving Alderney
AYHBR83 Westness
SS 'Monarch' at Alderney Jetty
Torpedo Boat
Gaudion F.12 Gaudion F.12
Torpedo Boat in Storm

Riduna
AYRID50 Temple
RMS Riduna 
1927
AYRID51 Unknown

French / Channel Ports
Boulogne is across the channel from Folkestone
Trouville is on the Seine estuary, south of Le Havre.
FRBOU01 LL 44
Boulogne
"Onward"
FRTRO01 LL1 
Trouville - "L'Augustin Normand"
AYCOU58 "P R", Cherbourg
'Debarquement des Excursionnistes Anglais'
AYCOU02 LL  24 
"CHERBOURG - Depart du Bateau de Guernesey".
AYCOU07 "PB" 16
Cherbourg, Arrivee du Courrier de Guernesey au Quai Caligny   1908

Miscellaneous
AYLIN50 Gaudion F.11
"Liner Passing Alderney in the Gale  1911