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Lifeboats built by the Thames Ironworks.

Lifeboats built by the Thames Ironworks.
Lifeboats built by the Thames Ironworks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2673
Description: Lifeboats were designed to be launched from shore in any weather and through heavy seas. Most of the lifeboats built at the Thames Ironworks had sails, although a few motor launches were also constructed.
Creator: 'Thames Ironworks Gazette'
Date: 1899
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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