2006

TQ6275 : The Grande Nigeria approaches Tilbury Lock

taken 18 years ago, near to Northfleet, Kent, England

The Grande Nigeria approaches Tilbury Lock
The Grande Nigeria approaches Tilbury Lock
Ships of this size can only enter the lock on a flood tide. It's a very precise manoeuvre assisted by two tugs as the ship only has a few centimetres each side to fit in the lock.

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Geographical Context: Coastal Docks, Harbours Estuary, Marine Primary Subject: Ship
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Tilbury Lock [7] · Grande [2] ·
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TQ6275, 41 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
S J Dowden   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 20 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 April, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6229 7551 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3187N 0:20.0667E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6263 7549
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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