Tower Bridge open to allow the 'Sir Alan Herbert' to sail throug

Tower Bridge open to allow the 'Sir Alan Herbert' to sail throug
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actual image size: 23cm x 22cm

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In 1974 the 'Sir Alan Herbert' was owned by the East Coast Sail Trust. The boat was a Thames sailing barge which was originally named Lady Jean. It was renamed after MP and naval officer Alan Herbert who died in Novewmber 1971. Used as a training barge for trips along the Thames, she sailed between the Thames Estuary and Orfordness. Students on board studief ecology, geography, maritime history as well as commerce and shipping.

Image Details

Date
 
1974 AD - 1974 AD
Image Number
 
012344

© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

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