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Discharging frozen mutton and lamb from Australia on the Clan Macdougall.

Discharging frozen mutton and lamb from Australia on the Clan Macdougall.
Discharging frozen mutton and lamb.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3859
Description: Discharging frozen mutton and lamb from Australia on the 'Clan Macdougall' at Tilbury. Refrigeration and freezing proved to be the best ways to keep meat fresh during long voyages. Most of the meat and dairy produce of the Dominions was distributed from London.
Creator: Unknown
Date: April 1938
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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