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Tilbury Docks and the new Passenger Landing Stage.

Tilbury Docks and the new Passenger Landing Stage.
Tilbury Docks and the new Passenger Landing Stage.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5865
Description: A superb view of Tilbury Docks and liners alongside the new Passenger Landing Stage, c. 1930. The Landing Stage allowed passengers to disembark straight onto the quayside. Before then, tenders had been used to move passengers between ship and quay.
Creator: Fox Photos
Date: c. 1930
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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