TQ9485 : Shoebury Boom

taken 11 years ago, near to Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea, Great Britain

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Shoebury Boom
Shoebury Boom
The Boom was constructed in 1939 as part of defences on the Estuary. Local people recalled that there was originally a huge net attached to it to trap any U-boats that came too close to the shore. The structure can be viewed closely at low tide but it is not safe to walk on it.
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TQ9485, 54 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 2 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 January, 2007
Category
Cold War relic   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 948 851 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.9137N 0:48.4716E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 946 852
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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