Manchester Ship Canal

Transport - Canals


Year: 1957         Item #: 1599         Views: 10,641         Comments: 1

Manchester Ship Canal

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The pride of the Manchester Ship Canal Co - the Queen Elizabeth II Dock, the largest oil dock in Britain. Opened by the Queen in January, 1954, it covers an area of nineteen acres, and is both longer and wider than Trafalgar Square.
Source: Lancashire Life Magazine, October 1957

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Comments by stevejonno on 3rd December 2013  

This dock is located at the entrance to the Manchester ship canal at Eastham on the Wirral