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Steam Tug Portwey

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Steam Tug Portwey

Time Out says

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This metal monolith is one of only two coal-fired steam tug boats still active in the UK. Built in 1927, it played a part in World War II, and was nearly sent to the scrapyard in the ‘70s, before being saved and restored to its former glory. It's a fine slice of British maritime history.

By: Time Out editors



Address: South Dock
E14 9FJ
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