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The sludge boat JH Hunter (1924).

The sludge boat JH Hunter (1924).
The sludge boat JH Hunter (1924).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: P29471
Description: The London County Council's sludge boat 'JH Hunter' (1924), under way at Gravesend in August 1932. The sludge boats carried sewage sludge from the treatment plants at Beckton and Crossness to Barrow Deep and Black Deep, beyond the mouth of the Thames Estuary.
Creator: Unknown
Date: August 1932
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory Greenwich New Opportunities Fund  
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