Life on the wa­ter­ways

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Be­fore roads or trains ex­isted, boats criss-crossed our wa­ter­ways and helped to shape our lives. As this new six-part se­ries be­gins, Mary-Ann Ochota is in Lon­don where she dis­cov­ers how the fa­mous Thames sail­ing barges helped build Vic­to­rian Lon­don and how they were a part of the ‘Lit­tle Ships’ fleet that res­cued sol­diers from the beaches at Dunkirk.

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