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Historic Massey Shaw fireboat restored

A fireboat which played a crucial role in rescuing people in World War Two has been restored and is making its way from Gloucestershire to a permanent home in London.

The Massey Shaw, which was originally built in 1934 for the London Fire Brigade, has undergone a £1m restoration at Gloucester Docks.

The vessel will be be used as as a living museum on the River Thames.

  • 23 Nov 2013
  • From the section England
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