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The Cutty Sark in Millwall Docks

10th December 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the Cutty Sark at her final berth in Greenwich, as mentioned in yesterday’s edition of The Wharf newspaper. The ship looks a bit of a state, but this is primarily … Continue reading

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Millwall FC – The Millwall Year(s)

I knew we moved away from the Island in 1910 as the Den (the old one) was our home from 1910 till 1993. Mind you that for a long time we were the only team in the Football League to … Continue reading

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S.V. Penang

The S.V. Penang was a three-masted steel barque built in 1905 in Germany, and was originally named the “Albert Rickmers”. In 1910 she was sold, renamed Penang and used in the South American nitrate trade. After a few more changes of … Continue reading

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The Fall and Rise of the Isle of Dogs

Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. It’s…er…? In the 1960s, the London County Council (LCC) finished off the work started by the Luftwaffe twenty years earlier when it wiped away most of … Continue reading

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