PortCities London
UKBristolHartlepoolLiverpoolLondonSouthampton
You are here:  PortCities London home > The working Thames
Text Only About this Site Feedback
Explore this site
About maritime London
Early port
Tudor and Stuart port
18th-century port
19th-century port
20th-century port
People and places
Port communities
Crime and punishment
Leisure, health and housing
Thames art, literature and architecture
The working Thames
London's docks and shipping
Trades, industries and institutions
Port of science and discovery
Historical events
Ceremony and catastrophe
London in war and conflict
Fun and games
Things to do
Timeline games
Matching games
Send an e-card
*
   Back to Demise of the Great Eastern
*
**
*

The bulk carrier Kaien Maru.

The bulk carrier Kaien Maru.
The bulk carrier Kaien Maru.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P46942CN
Description: The dry bulk carrier 'Kaien Maru'. Commodities such as coal, grain and iron ore are now mostly transported by such vessels rather than the old general cargo ships. Some dry bulk carriers are almost as big as the largest supertankers.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1986
Credit line: National Maritime Museum
*
*
Related Resources
Related Galleries1 Galleries
Related Images12 Images
*
*
8
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
Legal & CopyrightPartner sites:BristolHartlepoolLiverpoolSouthamptonAbout this SiteFeedbackText Only