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The Surrey Commercial Docks.

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Repro ID: H0481
Title: The Surrey Commercial Docks.
Description: During the 1920s and 1930s, the Surrey Commercial Docks were engaged mainly in the softwood trade and a significant portion of the American trade, particularly wheat and dairy produce. A huge number of lighters operated there, mainly handling timber, the sorting, piling, marking and storage of which was the responsibilty of Port of London Authority staff.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1930
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London

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