London’s Lost Docks Dvd




Memories of London’s Lost Docks & River Thames.

This programme provides a wonderful record of London’s once great dock system.

Enjoy magnificent colour footage (mainly 1950s and 1960s) during the heyday of the docks.

Visit the Pool of London, linger in the Surrey Commercial, India, Millwall, Royals and Tilbury Docks.

Revel in dockside activity, watch ships arrive and depart, spot scores of once world famous vessels.

Also bustling, action-packed sequences of the Thames itself with ships from around the world as well as tugs, barges, dredgers, coasters and colliers, including the unique ‘flat-irons’.

Special features:

A fascinating journey by barge along the Regent’s Canal about 1920.

Classic paddle-steamers on the Woolwich free ferry and on excursion traffic.

PLA dock tours and glimpses of trains and trolleybuses.

As well as the PLA’s own railway system and Becton Gasworks.

Vessels seen include:

Alida Gorthon, Aragon, Arno, Asia, Athenic, Atlantic Ocean, American Charger.

Baltic Express, Bankura, Basil, Batavia, Bayard, Brenda, Brittany.

Caledonia Star, City of Carlisle, City of Hull, City of York, Clan Macindoe, Cordelia, Corfu.

Dominion Monarch.

English Prince.

Fremantle Star.

Gallic, Galway, Gitana, Guernsey Coast.

Hammonia, Hazelmoor, Hornby Grange.

Iberian Coast.

Jamaica Planter.

Loch Gowan.

Magdalen Vinnen.

Onitsha, Orcades.

Pallas, Philomel, Port Launceston.

Rapallo, Rosso.

Silver Cloud.

Ulster Star.


Tugs, paddle steamers and smaller ships include:

Anzio II.

Catford, Consul, Challenge.

Gallions Reach, Golden Eagle.

Isle Of Arran.

John Benn.

Kew, Knock Deep.

Medway Queen.

Queen of the South.

Simla, Squires, Sun XIII, Sun XV, Sunrise.

Thames, Titan.


Will Crooks as well as many others.

Approx. 55 minutes.

This new dvd is being sold with full permission of Heritage in Motion.