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Santa Maria, ship

Categories: Transport

Countries: USA

The flag ship, the largest of 3 ships, in which Columbus discovered America. It was a 'caravel' a particular type of sailing ship used by the Spanish and Portuguese in the 15th and 16th centuries. Our picture shows a replica.

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Santa Maria, ship

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Sante Maria weather vane

Made of beaten copper.  War-damaged in 1944 it was restored and re-erected in...

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Robert Seaward

Robert Seaward

We can't find any confirmation but our guess is that Seaward worked at the tube station and through his efforts some sort of club space was provided for his fellow workers in the building. Can anyo...

Person, Transport

1 memorial
Croydon Tram Derailment

Croydon Tram Derailment

The tram carrying 69 passengers, had left New Addington bound for Wimbledon. At 6.07 a.m. as it approached Sandilands station on a sharp bend, it overturned on its right side. Seven passengers were...

Event, Tragedy, Transport

2 memorials
Great Eastern Street

Great Eastern Street

Constructed 1872-6 by The Metropolitan Board of Works. Opened in 1876. Improved in 1880-2.

Place, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial
West Brompton Station

West Brompton Station

A station was first opened here as part of the West London Extension Joint Railway (WLER). In 1869 the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) opened its own station (pictured, still in use and now Lis...

Building, Transport

1 memorial