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Alexander 'Nicky' Colley - Introduction.

Alexander 'Nicky' Colley - Introduction.
© National Maritime Museum, London
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Repro ID: H5846
Description: Nicky was born in 1918 at Custom House in East London. After leaving school he worked at the India Rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Construction Co. Ltd in Silvertown. His next job was as a lathe operator at William Coldacre and Son, making coal grabs for the nearby Tate and Lyle sugar refinery. After his wartime service Nicky became a docker.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: November 2003
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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