SU4000 : Launchway, Bucklers Hard

taken 4 years ago, near to Bucklers Hard, Hampshire, Great Britain

Launchway, Bucklers Hard
Launchway, Bucklers Hard
One of two partially restored launch ways at Bucklers Hard. Between 1745 and 1814 50 Royal Navy ships were built at this location as well as merchant vessels. There were up to 5 launch ways in all to accommodate various sizes of boat. It was common practice to build small craft alongside the larger warships to utilise the offcuts from one to build the other.
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SU4000, 108 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Docks, Harbours  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 409 001 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.9576N 1:25.2435W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 409 001
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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