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Depot for boats of HMS London at Funzi, Pemba.

Depot for boats of HMS London at Funzi, Pemba.
Depot for boats of HMS London at Funzi, Pemba.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5258
Description: The Royal Navy employed Swahili interpreters, such as the one shown here wearing a jacket and rolled-up white trousers, on many of its overseas stations. There was a storage depot and a small coaling station at Funzi on Pemba.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1881
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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