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A Thames pilot's recollections (Ramsgate).

Sound recording of spoken extract from The Illustrated Diary of a Thames Pilot by John Foot
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3265-1
Description: John Foot joined the Trinity House Pilot service in 1967 and was posted as a junior pilot based on the Isle of Thanet, dealing with small ships bound for London from near the Continent and in addition the traffic in and out of Ramsgate and Whitstable. This recording is taken from his recollection - 'The Illustrated Diary of a Thames Pilot' (1995).
Creator: John Foot (author): Navigator Books, Ringwood (publishers)
Date: 2002
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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