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Discharging deals and timber products at Russia Dock.
|Discharging deals and timber products at Russia Dock.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: P49085|
|Description: Discharging deals, battens and boards from the SS 'Portos' at Russia Dock, Rotherhithe. Deal was a softwood timber that was imported to the Surrey Docks. The wooden planks were carried to storage sheds and timber piles by the deal porters, a highly skilled and physically fit group of dock workers.|
|Creator: Browne Collection|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|