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Photographer:John Latter [View profile]Title:Dover, ENGLANDAdded:Jan 25, 2011
Captured:August 24, 2010IMO:UnavailableHits:1,370
Location:Dover, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Harbour Overview Images
This panorama view of the Western Docks of Dover Harbour was taken from the Victorian and Second World War gun emplacements of St Martin's Battery, Western Heights, at 4.25 am on Tuesday, 24th of August, 2010.

At top-left, the Western Entrance from the English Channel (Straits of Dover) to the harbour is formed by the Southern Breakwater on the left and the Admiralty Pier on the right.

The Saga Ruby Cruise Ship is berthed at Cruise Terminal 1 (CT1) on the Admiralty Pier (right of top-centre) having just completed the "Treasures of the Anglo-Celtic Isles" cruise which had begun at Dover on August the 11th.

Cruise itinerary: Dover, Edinburgh, Kirkwall, Portree, Greenock (Glasgow), Belfast, Holyhead (Wales), Dublin, Cork, Falmouth, Guernsey (Channel Islands), Dover.

Elsewhere in the photo:

Lord Warden House, once the Lord Warden Hotel and HMS Wasp Shore Station.

Jetfoil Basin, occupied by the Sarah Grey tug (in port to assist with removing the wreck of the Spanish Prince, a First World War blockship) and Haven Seaway ("Mono-hull Jack Up Barge")

Tug Haven, occupied by the tugs, DHB Dauntless and DHB Doughty, and the dredger, David Church.

Prince of Wales Pier, cafe and lighthouse. Waasland Sea Barge (assisting with removing the wreck of the Spanish Prince) .

Old Hoverport, Dolphin Jetty (Dolphin Hard), Tidal Harbour, Inner Harbour, Outer Harbour, Granville Docks (at bottom-left), Crosswall Quay, Dover Lifeboat Station.

Cruise Terminal 1 building, once Dover Marine Railway Station and then Dover Western Docks Railway Station.

Elizabeth Road, Elizabeth Street, and railway tracks from Dover Priory Railway Station are all at bottom-right.

Shakespeare Beach.

Vessel and Workboat Details (where applicable):

Saga Ruby: Call Sign: 9HA2415, IMO: 7214715, MMSI: 248563000

Sarah Grey: Call Sign: ZQQQ5, IMO: 8956437, MMSI: 235000357

DHB Doughty: Call Sign MZGA8, IMO 9190468, MMSI 232004783

DHB Dauntless: Call Sign MZGC8, IMO 9190456, MMSI 232004784

David Church: Call Sign: MVEL2, IMO: 9112193, MMSI: 235004391

More info on the original Night Panorama of the Western Docks in Dover Harbour webpage.

John Latter / Jorolat

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