PortCities London
UKBristolHartlepoolLiverpoolLondonSouthampton
You are here:  PortCities London home > The working Thames
Text Only About this Site Feedback
Explore this site
About maritime London
Early port
Tudor and Stuart port
18th-century port
19th-century port
20th-century port
People and places
Port communities
Crime and punishment
Leisure, health and housing
Thames art, literature and architecture
The working Thames
London's docks and shipping
Trades, industries and institutions
Port of science and discovery
Historical events
Ceremony and catastrophe
London in war and conflict
Fun and games
Things to do
Timeline games
Matching games
Send an e-card
*
   Back to Demise of the Great Eastern
*
**
*

The Trinity House pilot vessel no 15 on Southampton Water.

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.
Creator: Unknown
Date: June 1957
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
*
*
8
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
Legal & CopyrightPartner sites:BristolHartlepoolLiverpoolSouthamptonAbout this SiteFeedbackText Only