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Monday, 24 October 2016, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Museum of London

From Sail to Steam: London's Role in a Shipbuilding Revolution

Elliott Wragg

London at one time was the largest port and industrial city in the world. Bermondsey, Deptford, Blackwall and Greenwich were all major centres for shipbuilding. This lecture will look at the industrial river and consider the changing needs of shipping with the transition from sail to steam and its impact on London as a port.


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Elliott is Project Officer at the Thames Discovery Programme, Museum of London Archaeology. He is also a Trustee Director of the Nautical Archaeology Society. 

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24 October 2016

From Sail to Steam: London's Role in a Shipbuilding Revolution
Elliott Wragg

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