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On Wednesday 6th April 2016 residents and local interest groups joined together to take part in the launch of the Island Board Walk project.   This great project offers an in depth walking tour around the Isle of Dogs for all ages and is supported by local...

David Rogers was invited by BBC Radio London for an interview earlier this morning (Saturday 16 January 2016) to talk about Massey Shaw and the London Boat Show.   After a successful week at the London Boat Show with an average of just under 100 visitors a day to...

The Dunkirk ‘Little Ship’ that helped save St Paul’s Cathedral   Massey Shaw, London’s vintage fireboat, will be joining the Fire Service Preservation Group and other organisations to mark the 75th Anniversary of the biggest “Blitz” raid on London – The Second Great Fire of London. The City of London...

Massey Shaw welcomed Duncan from Maritime Radio on board today for an interview with David Rogers.   Visit the Maritime Radio website Listen to the full interview below or read the article here:   ...

At midday on Wednesday 9 September, a flotilla of historic vessels, leisure cruisers and passenger boats took part in a procession on the River Thames to mark the day on which Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning monarch in British history....

British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of over 85,000 historic films to its Youtube channel.   This includes high definition footage featuring Massey Shaw's official launch and trials in 1935. Naturally the Society is over the moon about this, as previously footage had to be purchased so...

Lambeth River Fire Station hosted the Massey Shaw open day last weekend.   The event, a double celebration of Massey Shaw's history, was organised in conjunction with the Massey Shaw and Marine Vessels Preservation Society and commemorated 80 years of the Massey Shaw being commissioned and 75...