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Henry S. Pitcher

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of Northfleet Dockyard, Ship Builders

formerly William Pitcher

see Henry Sotheby Pitcher

1860 Trading from Northfleet Dockyard.[1]

1861 Launch of the Amalia, the 191st vessel launched from the Northfleet Dockyard, of which 130 were built for British and European governments.[2]

1862 Pitcher is in financial difficulties

1865 Northfleet Dockyard for sale.

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Sources of Information

  1. Lambeth and Southwark Advertiser - Saturday 17 November 1860
  2. Illustrated Times - Saturday 12 January 1861