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The East Indiaman Repulse (1820) in the East India Dock Basin.

The East Indiaman Repulse (1820) in the East India Dock Basin.
The East Indiaman Repulse (1820) in the East India Dock Basin.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PY0536
Description: The docks of London had extensive basins at high tide. A basin allowed large numbers of ships to gather together to avoid the delay of going through locks. Dock basins are large docks in which the water is kept at a constant height by lock-gates, and which allow a large number of ships to be loaded and unloaded at all stages of the tide.
Creator: Charles Henry Seaforth (artist, engraver & publisher)
Date: 20 October 1842
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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