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The Saphir (1897).
|The Saphir (1897).|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: P12929|
|Description: The Antwerp-based short sea steamer 'Saphir' (1897), owned by the Societe Anonyme de John Cockerell of Liege. John Cockerell, the son of a Lancashire weaver who emigrated to Belgium, was the first great industrialist on the European continent. The 'Saphir' was in Tilbury Docks at the time of the census in March 1901.|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|