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photoblog image Samuel Plimsoll

Samuel Plimsoll

Samuel Plimsoll



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  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 11 Sep 2018, 00:57
This made me smile!
Lisl: Good. Smiles int he morning set the day right
Je ne connais pas ce monsieur mais son buste est très beau.
Lisl: If you Google "Plimsoll Line" it will tell you about him
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 11 Sep 2018, 02:42
impressive monument for a grave
Lisl: This is just a memorial in the city where he was born (Bristol). There is another similar one in London. He is actually buried elsewhere in a village churchyard in Kent
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 11 Sep 2018, 06:39
A hero, he has saved so many lives
Lisl: Yes, and he was a good and caring man
This British politician has a little something of our Victor Hugo.Beautiful tribute with this statue
Lisl: It must be the beard and the era, perhaps?
Drop me a line Sam.

Sorry smile
Lisl: Clever!
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 11 Sep 2018, 08:05
One of the few things I recall from my History lessons at school. I'm sure I've seen this for myself; is it on the north side of Bristol harbour?
Lisl: Yes, you are right, Alan. You have a good memoryoru
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 11 Sep 2018, 08:05
Oh, I have to google - surely an important personality!
Lisl: Yes - his work saved many lives at sea
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 11 Sep 2018, 08:33
I bet they called him Dapper.
Lisl: They might well have done, Chad - in more ways than one!
Nice detail in b/w. He has kind eyes.
Lisl: I think he was a caring person, especially about seamen going to sea in unsea-worthy boats
I remember learnig all about this gentleman and his invetntion. What a shame the local authority, or somebody, put that notice right next to it.
Lisl: Yes - no thought given to that
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 13 Sep 2018, 01:14
He is looking very serious!
Lisl: I suppose busts and statues usually do

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