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The content of the National Maritime Museum (NMM) website – including all text, images, media and designs – is protected by copyright. The website includes items that are both in and out of copyright, as well as works protected by Crown Copyright.

The names, marks, images and logos identifying the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, or third parties are proprietary marks of these organizations and may not be reproduced without their prior written permission.

Anyone republishing material from the NMM website without permission is liable for any resulting infringement of copyright.

Third party copyright

The website includes some materials that are not the copyright of the NMM. Every effort has been made to locate the copyright holders in order to obtain the appropriate permissions and correctly attribute them. We welcome any information that would help us to update or complete our records.

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Crown Copyright

Crown Copyright works may be copied and reproduced without seeking prior permission, but should include an acknowledgment of the source and the copyright status. Please refer to the Guidance Note published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office for more details.

No known copyright

The NMM joined Flickr Commons on 17 September 2008, inviting the public to help describe a selection of our historic photographs. All images on The Commons are marked as ‘no known copyright restrictions’. This means that the NMM is unaware of any current copyright restrictions on the photographs, either because the NMM owns the copyright, or the term of copyright has expired, or because no evidence has been found that copyright restrictions apply.