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Frederick Dawson, waterman and lighterman (1863-1911).
|Frederick Dawson, waterman and lighterman (1863-1911).|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H5453|
|Description: Photograph of Frederick Dawson of Mellish Street, Isle of Dogs, waterman and lighterman. He is in his rowing vest, standing beside a prize cup and wearing the prize medals won in rowing competitions. He was bound apprentice as a waterman at Wapping from 1877 to 1884 and later won many rowing prizes, including the Veterans Cup in 1904.|
|Date: c. 1895|
|Credit line: Reproduced with the kind permission of Island History Trust|