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The sludge vessel Henry Ward (1923).

The sludge vessel Henry Ward (1923).
The sludge vessel Henry Ward (1923).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: N34824
Description: The London County Council sludge vessel 'Henry Ward' (1923) under way on the River Thames in 1954. The LCC's fleet of sludge boats carried sludge from the sewage treatment plants at Beckton and Crossness for dumping at Barrow Deep and Black Deep, beyond the mouth of the Thames.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1954
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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