(February 10) Today we're celebrating . . .  Plimsoll Day

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Pay tribute today to Samuel Plimsoll, a British politician who saved countless lives of British seamen in the mid-1800s. Plimsoll convinced the House of Commons to put an end to the practice of overloading English ships.




photo credit: wikipedia – Samuel Plimsoll

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