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Colliers in Victoria Dock (1)

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A view of the shipping in Victoria Dock looking towards the Headland. The vessels, all colliers, are (L to R):- LONDONBROOK (960grt/1946), (owned by Comben Longstaff), alongside the coal staithes on the Northgate side of the dock; At the buoys in the middle of the dock, LEVENWOOD (1,059grt/1945), (owned by Constantine Shg. Co. Ltd); and CORMOUNT (2,871grt/1944), (owned by Wm. Cory Ltd). At the end of the staithes on the right, between the Old Harbour & the Victoria Dock is  KEYNES(1,563grt/1946) (owned by Stephenson Clark). In the background is the Fish Quay with one of the ports steam tugs berthed alongside.

Donor : Hartlepool Museum Service

Creator : Northern Daily Mail


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