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Name: PORT SAID DOCK
Type: Floating Dock
Launched: 11/08/1904
Completed: 08/1904
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 731
Dimensions: 295.3 x 85.0 x 34.3ft (extreme)
Engines: None
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: None
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1904 Suez Canal Company
No further details known
Comments: Capable of lifting 3000 tons
Designed by Clark & Standfield
27/08/1904: Left the Tyne towed by ZWARTZEE & LAUWERZEE


Dock under test with the new ship HOPEMOUNT. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday 12th August 1904