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Marine Society's offices.
|Marine Society's offices.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H0667|
|Description: The Marine Society's offices were at 547 Bishopsgate Street from 24 September 1774 until 18 December 1890. The Society was founded in 1756 by Jonas Hanway to encourage boys and men to volunteer for the navy. By 1940 it had provided almost 40,000 men and over 36,000 boys for the Royal Navy and some 35,000 boys for the merchant service.|
|Date: 19th century|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|