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An aerial view of the Surrey Commercial Docks.

An aerial view of the Surrey Commercial Docks.
Surrey Commercial Docks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H0480
Description: An aerial view of the western part of the Surrey Commercial Docks complex in the 1920s and 1930s. These docks were engaged mainly in the softwood trade and a significant portion of the American trade, particularly wheat and dairy produce. Many lighters operated there, mainly handling timber, the sorting, piling, marking and storage of which was the responsibilty of Port of London Authority staff.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1930s
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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