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The Amazing Victoria Drummond (Part One)
Episode 315th January 2024 • The BackTracker History Show • The Backtracker
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The Amazing Victoria Drummond (Part One)

Season: 5 Episode: 3

Drummond was the first woman to qualify as a marine engineer and she managed to have a successful career at sea despite encountering prejudice and discrimination. In this episode, we look at her early life and the difficulties she had trying to start her chosen career in marine engineering.

CAST

Victoria Drummond - Rose Hayles

Mr. C. Booth - Steve Sheperd

Crew - Steve Yeo

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This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England. 

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SOURCES

The Remarkable Life of Victoria Drummond, Marine Engineer - Cherry Drummond. Institute of Marine Engineers, 1994

National Records of Scotland

Liverpool Museum

Ancestry

History Extra

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Intro music by The Model Folk 

Back In The Day music by Freesoundmusic

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