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The Trinity House pilot vessel no 15 on Southampton Water.
|Trinity House pilot vessel no 15.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H3241|
|Description: Pilots were usually experienced mariners with particular knowledge of the local waters where they plied their trade. Whenever the master of a ship entered unknown waters he would ask a Trinity House Pilot to join his ship in order to guide the vessel to its destination.|
|Date: June 1957|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|