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The sludge boats Barrow and Barking.
|The sludge boats Barrow and Barking.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: P28836|
|Description: The London County Council's sludge boats 'Barrow' (1892) and 'Barking' (1889) at anchor, probably off Barking. The sludge boats carried sewage sludge from the treatment plants at Beckton and Crossness to Barrow Deep and Black Deep, beyond the mouth of the Thames Estuary.|
|Date: 18 March 1922|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|