Cadet training at the London Nautical School, Broadwall: 1956
© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London
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Cadet training at the London Nautical School, Broadwall. These cadets are being trained in the use of the breeches buoy in the yard of the London Nautical School. This boys' secondary school, in Broadwall between Waterloo and Blackfriars Bridge, was founded in 1915 in the wake of the Titanic disaster. Its aim was to prepare boys for the Merchant Navy, training them in subjects including navigation, chartwork, meteorology, seamanship and ship construction.
1956 AD - 1956 AD