Thames sailing barge, Woolwich Reach, Greenwich, London

Thames sailing barge, Woolwich Reach, Greenwich, London
Photograph taken 1945-1965 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: al0151/038/01

A sailing barge with sails extended on the River Thames. The barge was based on a Dutch design for easy handling in coastal and inland waters.

Location

Greater London Greenwich

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Tags

river thames transport barge sail cargo trade 1950s (1950 - 1959)