Wellington Dock and Tidal Harbour Swingbridge, Dover Marina, Kent, UK

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John Latter on March 24, 2007

The channel between Granville (behind) and Wellington docks (front right). The lock gates are closing - the righthand one being at an angle of approx 45 degrees, the other still flush to the wall. Blue swingbridge opened by the Duke of Wellington in 1846.

A green road sign for a roundabout can be seen on the left of the image, the entrance to the Grand Shaft is just to its right.

On the cliff tops (just left of image center) the treeless part of the horizon denotes the location of the Drop Redoubt

John Latter on May 15, 2007

Wellington Dock is named after Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington, who was Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports from 1829 until 1852.

John Latter on September 9, 2009

This is actually the channel between the Tidal Harbour and Wellington docks.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 24, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX Optio 33LF
    • Taken on 2007/03/22 16:04:54
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash