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A general view of the container berths at Felixstowe.

A general view of the container berths at Felixstowe.
The container berths at Felixstowe.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: N38276
Description: The container berths at Felixstowe in 1982, showing the 'Bourgogne' (1975) and the 'American Ace' (1953) in port. Felixstowe has emerged as Britain's leading container port, capturing most of the traffic from Europe that once came through London.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1982
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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