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The Trinity House pilot vessel no 15 on Southampton Water.

The Trinity House pilot vessel no 15 on Southampton Water.
Trinity House pilot vessel no 15.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3241
Description: Pilots were usually experienced mariners with particular knowledge of the local waters where they plied their trade. Whenever the master of a ship entered unknown waters he would ask a Trinity House Pilot to join his ship in order to guide the vessel to its destination.
Creator: Unknown
Date: June 1957
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory Greenwich New Opportunities Fund National Grid for Learning SeaBritain 2005  
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