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Title Pair of hand-made longshoreman's cargo hooks belonging to Richard Street. Hoboken, circa 1960's-1970's
Object Name Hook
Catalog Number 2006.070.0001
Collection Hoboken Longshoremen Collection
Credit Gift of Richard Street.
Description Pair of hand-made longshoreman's cargo hooks belonging to Richard Street. Hoboken, circa 1960's-1970's. Shaped hardwood handles with bright metal hooks with plastic tubing on shaft. Metal shaft extends 3" from wood with hook end 2" high.

This length of hooks typically used for soft materials such as sacks of coffee beans, etc.
Date 1960-1980
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1980
Imagefile 054\20060700001-2.JPG
Classification Men
Docks
Business & Commerce
Ships