Genealogy Projects tagged with Wharfie on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Dock Worker, Stevedore or Longshoreman

    A stevedore (etymology: Portugal or Spain), also called a longshoreman or a dockworker, is a waterfront manual laborer who is involved in loading and unloading ships, trucks, trains or airplanes. In Australia and New Zealand, they are called Wharfies; in the UK, they are called Dockers.After the shipping container revolution of the 1960s, the number of dockworkers required declined by over 90%,...