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Hospital ship lying off Deptford.
Edward William Cooke’s drawing of the ‘Grampus’ (1802), the former Royal Navy 50-gun ship used as the first Seamen’s Hospital...
towing a barge.
The tug 'Jean Raby' at Greenwich, carrying containerized London's domestic waste to waste-processing plants in Essex.
Duke of Northumberland
An etching from the 'Illustrated London News' showing the steam lifeboat 'Duke of Northumberland' under way.
, 104 Guns. At present lying off Greenwich for the Seamen's Hospital.
HMS 'Dreadnought' (1801) served as a hospital ship for the Seamen's Hospital, founded in 1821 to care for sick and injured seafarers in the merchant...
In 1821 the Seamen's Hospital Society was formed to care for seamen. The first hospital ship ('Grampus') was loaned by the Admiralty and moored at...
, 104 Guns, until recently lying off Greenwich.
The Seamen's Hospital Society was founded in 1821 to care for sick and injured seafarers in the Merchant Navy. Until 1871, the work of the Society...
in the Britannia Dry Dock, Millwall.
Taken from a house in West Ferry Road Millwall, the Finnish Barque 'Penang', built in 1905, is in Britannia Dry Dock undergoing repairs. Built at...
ambulance ship alongside the
Maintaining the hospital ships 17 miles down the Thames was possible only thanks to the river ambulance service. The ambulance steamers carried...
The accounts of the crew of the
A notebook listing the expenses of the crew of the merchant vessel 'Adventure', dating from 1807. The list includes shoes, tobacco, sugar, washing...
The ambulance ship
seen from South Wharf.
The ambulance ship 'Geneva Cross' seen from South Wharf in Rotherhithe. Bullivant's Wharf and London Wharf on the Isle of Dogs are in the...
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