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The sludge boat G W Humphreys (1924).
|The sludge boat G W Humphreys (1924).|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: P9404|
|Description: The London County Council's sludge boat 'GW Humphreys' (1924) under way on the Thames in October 1935. 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.|
|Date: October 1935|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|