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Lumper, a low thief who haunts wharves and docks, and robs vessels, also a person who sells old goods as new.The Slang Dictionary|John Camden Hotten
"Monsoon, you son of a lumper potato," cried out a surly, gruff voice from a berth opposite.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles Lever
So a lumper, or 'longshoreman, had told the men where to put things.
A lumper was a man who did the work of carrying things into a ship, or out of it.