Our archive collection covers all aspects of fire boats through the years, the London Fire Brigade, WWII and much more.
Discover a long lost history of crew members, soldiers rescued from the beaches of Dunkirk or look into the establishment of fire floats and fire fighting vessles on the River Thames.
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Our archive is constantly being added to and digitised for reference by our dedicated team of volunteers.
Research our archives
If you would like to gain access to our archive please contact us. We charge a minimum fee of £5.00 to access our archive which is held at the London Fire Brigade Museum.
Keen to know more about your relatives time as a serving firefighter on board Massey Shaw? Our archive material holds information on crew members and other servicemen/women.