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The sludge boat G W Humphreys (1924).

The sludge boat G W Humphreys (1924).
The sludge boat G W Humphreys (1924).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P9404
Description: The London County Council's sludge boat 'GW Humphreys' (1924) under way on the Thames in October 1935. 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: October 1935
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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