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A ferry at North Woolwich, 1839.

A ferry at North Woolwich, 1839.
A ferry at North Woolwich, 1839.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4414
Description: There has been a ferry service at Woolwich since Medieval times. By 1811, there were three seperate ferries at Woolwich - an army ferry between Silvertown and the Royal Arsenal, and two rival private ferries. This print shows one of the private Woolwich ferries in 1839.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1839
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection
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