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The 'Deal porters' sculpture at Rotherhithe.
|Philip Bews' 'Deal porters' sculpture at the old Canada Dock.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2427|
|Description: 'Deal porters' by Philip Bews, alongside the former Canada Dock in Rotherhithe. The sculpture commemorates the deal porters who worked at the Surrey Commercial Docks. They carried timber planks that had been unloaded from ships to special piles where the wood was stored. The Surrey Commercial Docks specialised in the handling and storage of timber. The sculpture was unveiled on 19 October 1990 by Jack Jones.|
|Creator: Cleve Severin|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|