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(1937) at Tilbury in 1938.
The German passenger liner 'Wilhelm Gustloff' (1937, 25,484 GRT) alongside the Tilbury Passenger Landing Stage in 1938. Built by the Nazi regime as a...
Viceroy of India
(1929) cruising in Northern waters.
London was an important embarkation point for people taking a pleasure cruise. Cruises were the prerogative of the wealthy until fairly recent times...
The New Zealand Shipping Company's 'Tongariro' (1883, 4163 GRT), built by John Elder and Company in Glasgow, served on the London - New Zealand...
The Anglican Cathedral from opposite the Creek, Zanzibar.
The Anglican Cathedral was built in 1887 to commemorate the end of the slave trade. The site chosen for the cathedral was formally the location of...
The attack made on Geriah Fort by Rear Admiral Watson, 13th. Feb. 1756 (plan).
The first British use of Indo-Portuguese men in a military situation was by Admirals Pocock and Watson in 1756, when they attacked Geriah, capital of...
The Canterbury Association ships.
The Canterbury Association ships 'Bangalore', 'Dominion', 'Duke of Portland', 'Lady Nugent', 'Midlothian' and 'Canterbury' in the East India Docks...
The Boston Meridian marker.
A roadside marker, on the B1184 road near Sibsey Windmill, around 7 km north of Boston. The marker reads - THE 0o GREENWICH MERIDIAN PASSES THROUGH...
The Blue Star Line's South American service
The Blue Star Line's South American service carried cargo and passengers to Lisbon, Brazil, Argentina and Uruquay. The Blue Star vessels imported...
The big freeze in Greenwich Reach.
In February 1895, a severe cold spell created huge ice floes on the Thames. Although the river did not freeze over, the ice played havoc with the...
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