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   Back to London declines as a whaling port
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Coaling plant and workshops at Deptford Power Station.

Coaling plant and workshops at Deptford Power Station.
Coaling plant and workshops.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2571
Description: Vast ammounts of coal were required in order to keep Deptford Power Station running. The coal was brought to the station on colliers that moored at a large jetty which extended out into the river. This photograph shows the huge coal store at Deptford.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 20th century
Credit line: Greenwich Local History Library collection.
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