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Forrestt's Life-Boat Building Yard, Limehouse.

Forrestt's Life-Boat Building Yard, Limehouse.
Forrestt's Life-Boat Building Yard, Limehouse.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4994
Description: Shipbuilding, established in London during the 16th century, thrived well into the 19th century. The firm of T&W Forestt's built many of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's lifeboats in Limehouse between 1852 and 1890.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 17th Nov 1860
Credit line: Tower Hamlets Local History Library Collection
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