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Trinity House cap.
|Trinity House cap.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H3079|
|Description: Trinity House pilots were skilled mariners and provided a vital service to ships bound for British ports. The pilotage service usually operated from pilot cutters when transferring to and from vessels. A Trinity House pilot's licence was renewed annually at which time his eyesight, general health and knowledge of local waters were tested.|
|Date: early 20th century|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|