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Leaving Wapping Police Stairs.
|Leaving Wapping Police Stairs.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H6259|
|Description: A police skiff is rowed away from the waterside stairs at Wapping River Police Station. Officers could sometimes spend more than eight hours a day in the boats. Whatever the weather, the police had to go on patrol and high winds and strong currents could make rowing the boats immensely difficult.|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London||