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John Masefield's poem

John Masefield's account of a visit to the Port of London Authority's Cutler Street Warehouses
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3885
Description: By the mid-1920s the PLA warehouses provided accommodation for over one million tons of goods. John Masefield, the Poet Laureate, visited the PLA's Cutler Street Warehouses and composed this poem in celebration of London's global maritime trade.
Creator: John Masefield (read by Simon Niziol).
Date: 2002
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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