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Patsy Collins - Introduction.

Patsy Collins - Introduction.
© National Maritime Museum, London
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Repro ID: H5765
Description: Patsy was born in Stepney in 1924 and went to work in the Regent's Canal Dock in 1950. He joined a ship gang that looked after him and taught him many of the skills needed to be a docker. He eventually took over the gang.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: November 2003
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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