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Unloading hides and skins from the Strathnaver (1931) at Tilbury Docks.

Unloading hides and skins from the Strathnaver (1931) at Tilbury Docks.
Unloading hides and skins from the Strathnaver (1931) at Tilbury Docks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5397
Description: Discharging skins from the P&O liner 'Strathnaver' (1931) at Tilbury in May 1956. This was always an unpopular cargo with dockers because of the unpleasant smell.
Creator: Unknown
Date: May 1956
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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