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The L'Avenir (1908) in the Millwall Docks.
|The barque L'Avenir (1908).|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: P8158|
|Description: The four-masted barque 'L'Avenir' (1908) at Millwall Dock in June 1936, with McDougall's Wheatsheaf Mill the background. Built in Germany, in 1911 she became the first sailing ship to be fitted with a radio transmitter. Between 1932 and 1937 she was owned by Gustaf Erikson, and carried Australian grain to London. She disappeared without trace in March 1938.|
|Date: June 1936|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|