EAW034524 ENGLAND (1951). The Venesta and Crescent Wharves, Silvertown, 1951. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Details

Title [EAW034524] The Venesta and Crescent Wharves, Silvertown, 1951. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW034524
Date 5-February-1951
Link
Place name SILVERTOWN
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 540631, 179724
Longitude / Latitude 0.026231940561781, 51.498454024586
National Grid Reference TQ406797

Pins

Site of the Venesta Works plywood factory, badly damaged by the Silvertown Explosion of 19th January 1917.

ThommoSW15
Friday 22nd of June 2018 12:29:30 PM
Site of Silvertown Lubricants Ltd oil depot, badly damaged by the Silvertown Explosion of 19th January 1917.

ThommoSW15
Friday 22nd of June 2018 12:27:32 PM
Site of the 'TNT building' at Brunner Mond's works at Crescent Wharf. This was the site of the Silvertown Explosion, which occurred on the evening of 19th January 1917, killing 73 and injuring 422

ThommoSW15
Friday 22nd of June 2018 12:25:27 PM
Site of Brunner Mond & Co factory. During WW1, this factory was engaged in the purification of TNT for military use. On 19th January 2017, there occurred an explosion at the works, resulting in the death of 73 souls and injury to another 400. The plant and much of the surrounding area was flattened or seriously damaged in what became know as the Silvertown Explosion.

The Laird
Friday 15th of September 2017 04:22:17 PM

Class31
Saturday 28th of February 2015 08:51:10 AM