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The Lady Armstrong.
|The Lady Armstrong.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H5309|
|Description: It was an incident over the unloading of the 'Lady Armstrong' in the West India Docks, a dispute over 'plus' money, that was the spark which started the dock strike of 1889. Led by Ben Tillett, the men struck on 14 August and immediately set about persuading other dockers to join them.|
|Credit line: People's History Museum, Manchester|