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Lightship

DAY41 – What a lovely day to be out with the camera. I took this shot down by Sun Pier when I was in Chatham. Shame about the shadow on the lightship but c’est la vie!

 

I believe this is the Lightship that was used as a restaurant at St Katherines Dock in London. If so, it was built in Copenhagen in 1877 and utilised around the Danish coast. It was seized by the Germans in 1943 but returned in 1946. It was used until 1972 before being converted into a restaurant.

 

Information found at www.london-footprints.co.uk/visitships.htm

 

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Taken on February 10, 2008