A photograph entitled 'Polish seamen toast their freedom', taken by R Powell in around 1953 for. Daily Herald.
A photograph entitled 'Polish seamen toast their freedom', taken around 1953 by R Powell for the Daily Herald.
The men had been jailed on a charge of revolt against their captain, after they had locked up the captain of their trawler, left the fishing fleet in the North Sea and landed at Whitby, North Yorkshire. They were released and given the right to stay in England.
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- gelatin silver print
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- The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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