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Shipbuilding foremen at the Thames Ironworks.

Shipbuilding foremen at the Thames Ironworks.
Shipbuilding foremen.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2656
Description: By 1900 the Thames Ironworks had developed into a large-scale industrial centre. As well as the shipyards, there were iron and brass foundries, plate cutting shops, angle-bending furnaces, smithies, punching shops and drilling sheds. The ironworks covered nearly 27,000 square yards of building space and had a frontage onto Bow Creek of nearly 1200 feet.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1905
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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