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High in Peru, on lake Titicaca, floats a living piece of history that dates back to the days when London was a key shipbuilding centre.
The 1861 steamship Yavari is now the only working single screw passenger ship in the world, a product of the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Co of Bow Creek - which also gave birth to West Ham Utd (the "Irons").
Gianfranco Zola has been handed a tough test as he enters his second year in the West Ham hotseat.
The Irons entertain Liverpool looking for their first league victory since winning 2-0 at Wolves on the opening day of the season.
West Ham have the first part of a tricky derby double-header when Premier League leaders Tottenham visit Upton Park on Sunday.
The Irons will have to be at their defensive best to deal with Spurs' free-scoring attack, which put five past Hull in midweek.
It will be tin hat time in east London in two weeks after two of football's bitterest foes were paired in the second round of the Carling Cup.
West Ham will face Millwall at the Boleyn Ground in what is undoubtedly the tie of the round.
West Ham emerged from a fractious encounter against Italian side Napoli relieved not to have added to their injury list.
What should have been a celebratory match degenerated into an ugly encounter as the visitors employed a less than friendly approach, culminating in one of their players being sent off for a bad challenge on Herita Ilunga.