Shipwrecks in the Thames

by Rob Smith
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  • Location
    London, England
  • Duration
  • Group Size
    Up to 100+ guests
  • Language(s)
    • English
  • $


With so many ships visiting London, it is hardly surprising that there have been thousands of shipwrecks in the Thames.

This Virtual Tour tells the story of 12 ships that have sunk in the Thames, from a Roman cargo ship, to a mysterious sinking in the Cold War. Rob will show you pictures and maps to accompany the talk, and he will give you some suggestions of places to visit to find out more about ships like the 17th century ship whose sinking shocked Samuel Pepys, or the ship full of explosives that still sits at the bottom of the Thames Estuary.

Meet Your Live Virtual Guide

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Rob Smith
Rob Smith

Rob Smith is a London guide with Footprints of London, and he also leads walking tours in other English towns. He is also a lecturer at Morley College, South Thames College and Bishopsgate Institute. He has written a book on the Industrial History of the River Lea

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