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M. V. Rudi M

Categories: Industry, Tragedy

While berthed in Limehouse Basin undergoing a conversion, on 25 January 1980 a fire on this 1,000-ton petroleum gas tanker caused the death of Leading Fireman Stephen Maynard.

Our colleague Andrew Behan found the photo.

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M. V. Rudi M

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Stephen Maynard - steel plaque

Plaque erected on the 30th anniversary.

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Josiah Wedgwood

Josiah Wedgwood

Master potter. Born in Burslem, Stoke, Staffordshire, into a potters family. Married his cousin, Sally. Childhood smallpox left him with a limp. His inability to operate the potters wheel meant he ...

Person, Craft / Design, Industry, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Seriously Famous

4 memorials
Alfred Beit

Alfred Beit

Co-founder and funder (with Sir Julius Wernher) of the Royal School of Mines building. Born Hamburg, learnt the diamond trade in Amsterdam and went to Kimberley where he met Wernher and Cecil Rhod...

Person, Industry, Philanthropy, Race Issues, Africa, Germany, South Africa

1 memorial
unidentified mill in Great Sutton Street

unidentified mill in Great Sutton Street

Where there are six millstones surely there must have been a mill?

Building, Food & Drink, Industry

1 memorial
Ludwig Mond

Ludwig Mond

Born in Germany. Studied chemistry and then worked in factories, coming to England in 1862. Following marriage in 1866 Frida and Ludwig moved to England, had two sons: Robert (see the Infants Hospi...

Person, Industry, Science

1 memorial