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Maritime London - Discover the past, explore the present

Explore the history of maritime London from Roman settlements to today's Docklands. Find out about the individuals and events that have contributed to its wealth and importance, and discover the communities who have made this great port city their home.

Port Highlights

[Bypass: Port Highlights]The Goan community of London

The London Goan community's origins and maritime links with the docks of East London

73 killed in East End explosion

The terrible events at Silvertown's TNT factory

Deptford and Woolwich: London's Royal Dockyards

The rise and decline of Henry VIII's Dockyards

Docklands and the Blitz

London in the firing line

The state funeral of Lord Nelson, 5-9 January 1806

Britain's greatest naval hero is buried in London

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[Bypass: Port Fact 'Birds droppings and animal blood']Why were bird droppings and animal blood used in Silvertown?

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