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Loading general cargo onto the Coromandel (1949).
|Loading general cargo onto the Coromandel (1949).|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H3865|
|Description: Loading cargo onto the P&O liner 'Coromandel' (1949, 7065 GRT) at the King George V Dock in May 1954. Loading a ship demanded special skills. Cargo had to be placed carefully in the hold to make sure that the ship did not become unbalanced and capsize.|
|Date: 10 May 1954|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|