Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .
Volume One - Into the Victorian Age - Some notable sailings from the docks . . .
The 'Cutty Sark' under the tow of 'Muria' in the Thames

The 'Cutty Sark' under the tow of 'Muria' in the Thames presumably on her way to Greenhithe during June 1938. This lovely heritage postcard photograph is held in the Penarth Dock Collection. [001] [20180214]

The tug 'Muria' sank in November 1940 off North Foreland after exploding a mine. Her wreck was dispersed in 1943.

'Cutty Sark' became a auxiliary cadet training ship as part of the Incorporated Thames Nautical Training College during 1938 at moored at Greenhithe prior to becoming a National Historic Ship and relocation to a purpose built dock at the Royal Museums, Greenwich in 1953-54.

 
Penarth Dock. - May 23rd 1883. - From the Hill by No. 9 Tip. Cardiff Low water Pier in the distance.
Penarth Dock - May 23rd 1883 - From the Hill by No. 9 Tip. Cardiff. Low water Pier in the distance. Number 9 the very one where 'Cutty Sark' loaded with coal three years earlier. A section of a photograph held within the Glamorgan Archives, Cardiff. [599] [archive ref : DCOM-30-6-1] [20180214]

 

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