SW8132 : Dry dock at Falmouth

taken 42 years ago, near to Falmouth, Cornwall, Great Britain

Dry dock at Falmouth
Dry dock at Falmouth
One of several in the dockyard. Interesting how ship design has changed in the 30 years between this 1970s picture and the present day as in SW8132 : Dry Dock, Falmouth. Modern ships now have a bulb at the front to prevent excessive bow-wave turbulence, which improves fuel economy.
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Date Taken
June 1975   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 March, 2008
Category
Dry dock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 819 325 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:9.1583N 5:3.2237W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 819 323
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