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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London
19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.
19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.
19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
A collection of quirky anchors showing our naval design skills.
Location: Park Row, Greenwich
Description: In the far North-Eastern corner of The Maritime Museum's leafy lawn and grounds (away from the tourist gate) is an impressive collection of anchors from ancient (well 1805) to modern, large to massive, clean to well-barnacled.
Each has some info about it's history and design, well worth a lookylikey. Free to wander and ponder around.