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Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior III in West India Dock

On a cold grey day, we welcome the arrival of Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior III into West India Dock. Rainbow Warrior III is a purpose-built motor-assisted sailing yacht owned and operated by Greenpeace and is used for environmental protests and scientific excursions. 237 more words

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Remembering the Port of London Authority Police Force

Copyright: Museum of London- PLA collection

Looking at the now famous photograph of policeman jumping into West India Dock was a reminder to write a piece about the little known Port of London Police who mostly disappeared when the London docks closed down. 1,449 more words

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ARA Libertad Tall Ship in West India Dock

Another interesting visitor for West India Dock is the ARA Libertad tall ship which is a training ship for the Argentine Navy. Ara Libertad is one of the largest and fastest tall ships in the world and holds a series of speed records. 254 more words

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Super Yacht Kismet in West India Dock

The nights may be drawing in and there is a slight chill in the air but we are still having a few interesting visitors in West India Dock. 241 more words

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Super Yacht Bellami.com in West India Dock

Another unusual visitor to West India Dock is the 53.4-metre super yacht Bellami.com with its very distinctive metallic golden hull. Until recently the yacht was known as the Kinta built by Turquoise Yachts in 2008. 195 more words

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Ocean Dreamwalker III Super Yacht in West India Dock

Anyone walking around West India Dock will be surprised by the range of vessels currently in the dock, some are permanent but we have two interesting arrivals in the last couple of days with the research ship Pressure Drop and Super Yacht Ocean Dreamwalker III. 112 more words

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The DSSV Pressure Drop in West India Dock

After a quiet summer, West India Dock is welcoming a number of visitors and the latest has a varied and fascinating history. The DSSV Pressure Drop is a research ship which is  68.3 m / 224 ft in length, and has  accommodation for up to 47 persons. 213 more words

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