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Policing the Port of London 
Policing the Port of London
Fighting crime in maritime London
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Prostitution in maritime London
Throughout its long history women worked as prostitutes in the streets and taverns of maritime London
 Prostitution in maritime London
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London and the pirates 
London and the pirates
Separate fact from fiction and find out what pirates were really like
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Prison hulks on the River Thames
Find out more about the notorious floating prisons that housed London's convicts
 Prison hulks on the River Thames
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Captain Kidd 
Captain Kidd
A 17th-century pirate
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What do you think happened at Execution Dock?
Sailors were shot
Stolen goods were unloaded
Pirates and smugglers were hanged
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