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The most dangerous job of all

Simon Batchelor, our Assistant Curator of Collections, continues to explore the impact of World War One on Britain’s railways. Of all the tasks carried out by railway owned ships minesweeping was the most vital; it was tedious, it was relentless but … Continue reading

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Armed Merchantmen and Q-Boats

Today’s blog was written by Simon Batchelor, our Assistant Curator of Collections, and and continues to explore the impact of World War One on Britain’s railways.  When World War One broke out some ships belonging to the merchant fleets of Britain’s railways … Continue reading

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