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Lea Cut Iron Works

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of Church Row, Limehouse, London

1887 Redpath and Paris of Lea Cut Iron Works advertising 'A NEW STEAM YACHT, built under special survey, 35 tons (about), 58ft. long, 10ft, beam, 5ft. deep. and 3ft. draught, with very fine lines ; splendid fore-cabin, lofty and very roomy, w.c., &c.; steel locomotive boiler, with brass tubes, compound s.c. engines of newest type, copper condenser tinned; separate pumping engines, new patent 3-cylinder fan engine for forced draught ; most economical in fuel, bunkers can hold 3 tons of coal; speed thirteen and a half miles. For price and other particulars apply see above.' [1]

The iron works was located immediately east of Lea Cut, and bounded on the north by the London and Blackwall Railway viaduct.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Field - Saturday 10 December 1887