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The St Katharine Dock House.

The St Katharine Dock House.
The St Katharine Dock House.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4933
Description: The original headquarters of the St Katharine Docks Company, opened in 1828. This fine building also hosted the Marine Board Examinations, famously described by Joseph Conrad in his novel 'Chance' (1913). The building was destroyed in the Blitz and not rebuilt.
Creator: Pritchard Photographic Company
Date: July 1938
Credit line: Tower Hamlets Local History Library Collection
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