Monday, 5 June 2017

New floating docks for British Royal Navy under construction according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1909-1910 no. 10

An item reported that by Cammell, Laird&Co. was started with the building of a floating dry dock destined for Portsmouth, England. Dimensions 213,4 x 45,7 metres and a lifting capacity of 40.000 tons. The dock for the Medway was built by Swan, Hunter&Co. In 1910 was for a budget to be asked necessary for building again 2 docks for the East coast.