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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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What were the biggest changes in the docks during your career?

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Frank Shilling - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.
George Thurgar - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.
Alex Edgar - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.
Ron Webb - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.
George Adams - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.
Patsy Collins - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.
Dick Desmond - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.
Robert Whitear - Recollections of changes in the Port of London.


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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