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kc
12-02-2008, 14:57
Just added to the site a nice big picture of Esquimalt Harbour taken on the 15th September 1878. It shows the two dry docks which were present at the time - anyone happen to know when they were installed there? It surpirsed me that there were dry docks that early on. I think the earliest I had seen previously was Bermuda in 1898. Anyway, here is the photo, plus a detail.

http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/images/bld0013_esquimalt.jpg

Equimalt, Canada, 15th September 1878.

http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/images/bld0013_esquimalt_zoom.jpg

Close up of the dry docks.