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Mare and Co. Iron and Shipping Works.

Mare and Co. Iron and Shipping Works.
Mare and Co. Iron and Shipping Works.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2650
Description: The Mare and Co. Iron and Shipping Works, forerunner of the Thames Ironworks. The establishment had been founded by the experienced ship designer, Thomas Ditchburn, and the naval architect Charles Mare. They initially opened their yard at Dudman's Dock, Deptford, and then transferred it to the Orchard Shipyard, by Bow Creek, in 1838.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1854
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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