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Dockers re-united

Meet the Dockers
What is your strongest memory of working in the docks?
What were the biggest changes in the docks during your career?
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Meet the Dockers

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Alexander 'Nicky' Colley - Introduction.
Bert Redwood - Introduction.
Ron Foley - Introduction.
Frank Shilling - Introduction.
George Thurgar - Introduction.
Ted Driscoll - Introduction.
Morris Foley - Introduction
Alex Edgar - Introduction.
Ron Webb - Introduction.
George Adams - Introduction.
Robert Whitear - Introduction.
Patsy Collins - Introduction.


Meet the Dockers
What is your strongest memory of working in the docks?
What were the biggest changes in the docks during your career?
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VideoDockers re-united
The background to the project
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StoriesMany hands: Trades of the Port of London, 1850-1980
Find out what it was like to work in the Port of London
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StoriesThe 20th-century port
The changing fortunes of Docklands and the port
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StoriesThe riverside wharves
The forgotten part of the port
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Hot spotLondon's Docks
Click on the labels to find out more about London's Docks
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GalleriesLondon's docks: past and present
Contrasting photographs of the docks during the heyday of the working port with images of today's redeveloped Docklands
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GamesMatch the commodity to the dock it came into
Uncover the matching pairs.
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TrailWest India Docks family trail
Explore the remains of the West India Docks.
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