TQ7569 : Historic Dockyard, Chatham

taken 6 years ago, near to Brompton, Medway, Great Britain

Historic Dockyard, Chatham
Historic Dockyard, Chatham
View from HMS Gannet, towards the submarine HMS Ocelot and the World War II destroyer, HMS Cavalier in dry dock numbers 3 and 2 respectively.
Chatham Dockyard
The Chatham Dockyard's history dates back to 16th century and earlier. For centuries it was at the forefront of shipbuilding, and industrial and architectural technology and for 414 years, it provided over 500 ships to the Royal Navy. At its height the site covered over 400 acres.

The dockyard closed in 1984, and the now a 84 acre section of the site is a visitor attraction managed by the Chatham Historic Dockyard
Trust.

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TQ7569, 317 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Docks, Harbours  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7586 6932 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.7395N 0:31.5895E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7588 6935
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Warships  20th Century  Twentieth Century  Warship  Destroyer  Submarine  Dry Dock  Tourist Attraction  Visitor Attraction  Dockyard  Royal Navy  Dock 

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