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Minoco Wharf after the Silvertown explosion.

Minoco Wharf after the Silvertown explosion.
Minoco Wharf.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2523
Description: The Silvertown Lubricants Oil Works at Minoco Wharf was devasted by the Silvertown explosion. The works were adjacent to the Brunner Mond factory and felt the full force of the blast. Many years later, Shell Oil had an establishment on the Minoco Wharf site.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1917
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.
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