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Wood unloaded from the Pacific Reliance (1951).

Wood unloaded from the Pacific Reliance (1951).
Wood unloaded from the Pacific Reliance (1951).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3861
Description: This picture was taken at the Surrey Commercial Docks in Rotherhithe. These docks were devoted to the handling and storage of timber. The men who carried the unloaded timber to special storage piles were known as deal porters.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1952
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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