TQ3280 : MV Dragon in the Pool of London

taken 50 years ago, near to City of London, Great Britain

MV Dragon in the Pool of London
MV Dragon in the Pool of London
The ship is the MV Dragon. It had recently completed fitting-out and was moored here, probably for publicity purposes, before entering service for Normandy Ferries on the Southampton - Le Havre route. More photos: LinkExternal link . Photo taken about 21:35 in the evening close to Midsummer Day.

The quayside cranes are all still in place. Behind them we can see Adelaide House with the tips of The Monument and the spire of St Magnus-the-Martyr behind it, New Fresh Wharf and at far right, the tower of St Dunstan-in-the-East.

See TQ3280 : St Magnus House, Pool of London for a modern view.
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Date Taken
26 June 1967   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 November, 2010
Category
Ships   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 329 806 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5539N 0:5.1203W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 328 804
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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