Dry Dock, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire

Dry Dock, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire
Photograph taken 24 January 2003 © Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive ref: 165276

This dry dock was under construction in 1835 and completed by 1841. It is rectangular with a tapering end. It is approximately 80 x 20 metres and 7 metres in depth. The sides are stepped except at one end. The floor is part stone and part concrete. There is a hydraulic floating gate to empty and fill the dock with water. Dry docks are used for building or repairing boats.

Location

East Riding of Yorkshire Goole

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

dock water boat work industry Georgian (1714 - 1836)