Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Sailors got sent here

Well, naughty ones anyhow.

Picture puzzle: What does the "E" stand for?


Tillerman said...


Is this the site of Execution Dock?

JP said...

That's what I was told

JP said...

According to the National Maritime Museum, on this day (i.e the 23rd May) in 1701 notorious pirate Captain William Kidd was hanged for piracy and murder, presumably on the Thames shoreline shown in this photo.