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Eagle & Queen Line Pleasure Steamers
A leaflet issued for passengers on board steamboats of the Eagle and Queen Line, identifying naval vessels anchored in the Thames and estuary for the Coronation of King George VI in May 1937. For this occasion the 'Home' or 'Grand Fleet' was anchored between the Upper Pool and Southend, with seven of the navy's largest battleships being anchored off of Southend, including HMS Nelson and Rodney, and the Courageous and Royal Oak which were both sunk by U-Boats during the Second World War.
H 185 mm; 120 mm
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