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Shipping - Then and Now

Cargo ships

The Dunbar Castle discharges with quayside cranes and barges alongside in the West India Docks in 1931 while Tilbury's container cranes prepare to discharge the Sovereign Maersk.


Tugs assist the Himalaya in 1957 and the CSAV Tiajin in 2007 as each arrives at Tilbury.


The Mauretania prepares to enter the King George V dock in 1939 whilst the Azamara Journey negotiates the Thames Barrier in 2007