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George Thurgar - Introduction.

George Thurgar - Introduction.
© National Maritime Museum, London
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Repro ID: H5832
Description: George was born in 1920 at Millwall. At the age of 14 he began work for a ship chandlering agent in the City. In 1939 he joined the merchant navy and served until 1946 when he joined the New Zealand Shipping Company as a shore worker. In 1951 he became a tally clerk and worked in every dock in the Port of London apart from St Katharine's Dock.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: November 2003
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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