The Dockers and the Tiger

Before containerisation, Dublin dockers handled all sorts of unusual loads, but some were more ferocious than others.



The Dockers and the Tiger
Audrey MacCready shares the story of handling a live tiger in the docks. ~ Creator: Ports, Past and Present ~ Date: July 2021
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Audrey MacCready sat down with Ports, Past and Present and shared the story of an encounter between Dublin dockers and a tiger on board one of the arrived ships. Of all the unusual goods the dockers handled, this one came equipped with teeth.