TQ3780 : John W MacKay

taken 33 years ago, near to Poplar, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

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John W MacKay
John W MacKay
This cable ship was found moored in West India Docks in front of one of the new TV companies - I can't remember which. Neither can I remember exactly where she is. I believe she's on the south side of a dock and I'm on the north. This area has changed beyond all recognition and she's been scrapped.
We got on board but stupidly took no pictures. She had a pair of magnificent triple expansion engines and more auxiliaries than you could shake a stick at. The "sick bay" was somewhat basic.
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TQ3780, 1171 images   (more nearby )
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Saturday, 23 November, 1985   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 13 July, 2008
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Historical ship   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 37 80 [1000m precision]
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