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Old Caladonian
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No: 12061   Contributor: David Menzies   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: United Kingdom
Old Caladonian

Old Caladonian after the fire. Taken from Waterloo Bridge on the Monday following the fire.
Do not have the date unfortunately.
Picture added on 08 October 2009 at 14:03
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On April 27, 1980, a 15-pump fire destroyed the retired Paddle Steamer Caledonia, moored on the Thames. A flashover injured five firefighters, according to the Soho Fire Station web site. Renamed Old Caledonia, the vessel was serving as a floating pub at the Embankment. She was built in 1934.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 08 October 2009.
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