The General Steam Navigation Co, Deptford Creek, London

The General Steam Navigation Co, Deptford Creek, London
Photograph taken circa 1940 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: cc80/00195

The General Steam Navigation Co was a steamship company founded in 1820. This shipyard was established in 1825 to build and maintain the company's paddle steamers.The Plinlimmon (formerly Cambrai) was hired by the Ministry of War transport in 1939 and here is in war-time livery. Deptford Power Station can be seen beyond.

Location

Greater London Deptford

Period

World War Two (1939 - 1945)

Themes

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river steam paddle ship military power station World War Two (1939 - 1945)