Ref NoGB1752.UNI/GF/CR/5/48/46
Alt Ref NoGENFR/1/1-39
LevelItem
TitleGeneral Freight Co, 1 - Work at UK Ports
DescriptionOperations at Hull
Hull Docks
Picture of elevator 'Carnaby' pouring soya beans from freighter 'Egton' into a BOCM barge
Palm oil pumped into tank-barges
BOCM mill in Erith, Kent, Ken Porter on top of a storage tank, checks the level of the oil and its tempratures and takes more samples
Quayside conference, General Freight cargo-superintendents check plans prepared in advance for urgent handling at London docks. L to R: Norman Leighton, Leonard McIntosh, Bert Catchpole, Jim Horton
Two superintendents draw sample of bulk oil and seed from West African ports. One of them is Jack Peacock on 'Autolycus'
General Freight's Erith office, Bert Fewtrell puts soya beans through a splitter machine
Loading fish for Australia by the General Freight Co. at Glasgow Docks
Exports of fish fingers for Malaya arrive at the Millwall Docks, London. Two members of staff are checking the temperature of one of the cartons
Date1959-1977
Physical DescriptionBlack and white photographs and negatives
Extent1 folder - 24 photographs - 18 negatives - 11 contact sheets
Access StatusOpen
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