PortCities London
You are here:  PortCities London home > The working Thames > Trades, industries and institutions
Text Only About this Site Feedback
Explore this site
About maritime London
Early port
Tudor and Stuart port
18th-century port
19th-century port
20th-century port
People and places
Port communities
Crime and punishment
Leisure, health and housing
Thames art, literature and architecture
The working Thames
London's docks and shipping
Trades, industries and institutions
Port of science and discovery
Historical events
Ceremony and catastrophe
London in war and conflict
Fun and games
Things to do
Timeline games
Matching games
Send an e-card
   Back to The Warspite

Lord Inchcape and Worcester naval cadets.

Lord Inchcape and Worcester naval cadets.
Lord Inchcape and Worcester naval cadets.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6368
Description: Lord Inchcape, shown here amongst the cadets and their instructors on board HMS 'Worcester' (centre of the second row, wearing a top hat) was one of a number of leading figures to take an interest in the activities of the training schools. He was one of the leading figures of his generation in the shipping world, being the chairman of both the British India and P&O shipping companies, as well as the Vice President of the Suez Canal Company. From 1919 until his death in 1932, he was also the chairman of the board of the Thames Nautical Training College (HMS 'Worcester')
Creator: Unknown
Date: 20th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
Related Resources
Related Images62 Images
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
Legal & CopyrightPartner sites:BristolHartlepoolLiverpoolSouthamptonAbout this SiteFeedbackText Only