TR1382 : Shivering Sands Maunsell Fort

taken 11 years ago, 15 km from Herne Bay, Kent, Great Britain

Shivering Sands Maunsell Fort
Shivering Sands Maunsell Fort, taken 11 years ago
Between these towers at Shivering Sands offshore Maunsell army fort, a single stump is all that remains of one of the towers. In 1963, during heavy fog, a ship wandered off the nearby busy shipping lane collided with the tower resulting in 4 lives lost and the destruction of the tower. In the distance, Kentish Flats wind farm can be seen.
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Saturday, 3 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 5 June, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 13 82 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.0657N 1:4.4836E
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