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A long-range view of the smallpox ships.

A long-range view of the smallpox ships.
The smallpox ships.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4158
Description: The smallpox ships 'Atlas', 'Castalia' and 'Endymion' in Long Reach. This long-range view underlines just how isolated the ships were in a spot where the river was 800 metres wide. This also shows how prominent they would have been to all shipping moving up or down the river.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1901
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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