And when their dinner party guests ask them where the docks used to be, they will reply: “I don’t know.”

I found an article over at the London Evening Standard The Battle Of Convoys Wharf by Kieran Long which presents a fairly well though through analysis of the whole situation. It’s well worth a read if you’re interested enough to be here.

1757 painting by John Cleveley the Elder
A warship is launched in front of the Master Shipwright’s house, in a 1757 painting by John Cleveley the Elder

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