TQ3480 : St.Katharine Docks, London

near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

St.Katharine Docks, London
St.Katharine Docks, London
The docks are home to a variety of boats. This is the East Dock, now surrounded by exclusive flats; a view which I would not have imagined, when I visited in the summer of 1974.

I have some happy memories of this location, from the period 1980-2. As a member of the "Shanty Crew", I used to attend monthly song sessions (Sunday lunch-time) aboard one of the historic ships which used to be moored in this dock; fun in the summer months, but the winter months saw the frequent passing of the rum bottle.

The dock in 1982:
TQ3480 : St Katharine Dock, 1982

Photograph of the Year 2010 - winner week 13.
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Sunday, 28 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Monday, 29 March, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 340 805 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4518N 0:4.1562W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 340 804
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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