Samuel Plimsoll Plaque

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Samuel Plimsoll devised the Plimsoll Line (not just the pub on he High Street) to indicate the maximum legal limit to which a ship could be loaded, it became law in 1876 after a long strggle including Plimsoll calling members of the House of Commons “villains” and shaking his fist in the Speaker’s face

Samuel Plimsoll Plaque, Redcar 

The plaque on marks the location of the house in which he stayed when visiting Redcar.

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