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Woolwich Royal Dockyard collection

Woolwich ship launches
Woolwich plans and views
Shipping off Woolwich Dockyard
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Shipping off Woolwich Dockyard

Shipping off Woolwich Dockyard.

Shipping off Woolwich

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Shipping off Woolwich
This shows a view from Galleon's Point. The 50-gun ship, with a bomb ketch beyond her, is lying at the lower end of the Woolwich Reach. It is possible to see the crew working on the deck of the larger ship. Woolwich Dockyard and the parish church can be seen on the south bank, upstream.

Convicts from the hulk 'Justitia' at work in Woolwich.

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Convicts from the hulk 'Justitia' at work in Woolwich.
Convicts perform hard labour at the Woolwich Warren. The hulk on the river is the 'Justitia'. Prisoners were kept on board such ships for months awaiting deportation to Australia.
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The Arrival of Her Majesty, HRH Prince Albert, and Suite, at Woolwich.

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The Arrival of Her Majesty, HRH Prince Albert, and Suite, at Woolwich.
The Arrival of His Majesty, … Prince Albert, and Suite at Woolwich, on board the General Steam Navigation Company's Ship 'Trident' …on the Return of the Royal Visit from Scotland.

'The Brittannia' with a view of Woolwich.

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'The Brittannia' with a view of Woolwich.
'The Brittannia', a First Rate carrying 100 Guns and 780 men with a view of Woolwich in the background, where she was built.
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'Black Eagle', Woolwich August 14 1855

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'Black Eagle', Woolwich August 14 1855
'Black Eagle', shown at Woolwich 14 August 1855.

Charles II's visit to the 'Tiger' at Woolwich, 17 August 1681

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Charles II's visit to the 'Tiger' at Woolwich, 17 August 1681
The 'Tiger' was launched in 1647.
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Woolwich ship launches
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Shipping off Woolwich Dockyard
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StoriesDeptford and Woolwich: London's Royal Dockyards
The rise and decline of naval shipbuilding at Deptford and Woolwich
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