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The sludge boat John Perring (1926).

The sludge boat John Perring (1926).
The sludge boat John Perring (1926).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P11114
Description: The London County Council sludge boat 'John Perring' (1926) under way on the Thames. The LCC's fleet of sludge boats carried sludge from the sewage treatment plants at Beckton and Crossness for dumping at Barrow Deep and Black Deep, beyond the mouth of the Thames.
Creator: Unknown
Date: unknown
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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