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May 20

CHOTS Away Day: The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, 9 May 2014

Members of the University of Kent's Centre for the History of the Sciences meet outside The Royal Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent.

It was in the mid-sixteenth century when the Royal Navy first used the riparian areas surrounding the River Medway for the construction, repair and storage of its ships, with the first warship, the Sunne, launched in 1586. From that time until now the dockyard on the Chatham shore has been in near-constant use building ships …

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