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Robert Whitear - Introduction.

Robert Whitear - Introduction.
© National Maritime Museum, London
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Repro ID: H5780
Description: Bobby first entered the docks in July 1953 after completing his National Service. He first worked at the West India Docks at number 5 sector. Many men from his family, including his father and brother, worked in number 6 sector, so he obtained a transfer to join them. He later moved to the Regent's Canal where he had to endure the 'call-on' whatever the weather.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: November 2003
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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