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The Saphir (1897).

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.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1937
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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