Chatham Naval Dockyard, Kent

Chatham Naval Dockyard, Kent
Photograph taken July 2001 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: NMR/21303/10

This aerial photograph shows the dry docks at Chatham Dockyard. The site was first used in 1547, but its busiest period was in the 19th century when 2 ships every year were being launched. The dockyard closed in the 1980s and is now a museum.

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