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Training ships on the River Thames, President and Exmouth

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HMS President.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P4832
Description: HMS 'President' was the drillship of the London division of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. This HMS 'President' was used from 1921 until 1987, when she was sold for preservation. She can still be seen on the Thames today, where she is moored on the Victoria Embankment. This ship was built in 1918 and was commissioned as HMS 'Saxifrage', until she was renamed HMS 'President'.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1921
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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