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Three OCL container ships at Tilbury during the August 1970 docks strike.
|Discovery Bay, Flinders Bay and Jervis Bay at Tilbury Docks.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H4300|
|Description: The container port at Tilbury was London's best chance of retaining its status as Britain's premier port, but a series of labour disputes delayed its opening. Here the 'Jervis Bay', 'Encounter Bay' and 'Discovery Bay' - three container ships from OCL, Tilbury's biggest client - found themselves together in the port because of the strike of August 1970.|
|Date: 10 Sep 1970|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|