This drawing, dated 2 July 1942, was used to make the scale model which Col. W T Everall demonstrated to the War Office.
Notes on Floating Bridge Equipment January 1944. A document prepared by Allan Harry Beckett to explain how to install and operate the Whale floating bridging equipment that he had designed. The Whale floating roadways were the key element of the Mulberry Harbours enabling ships to be unloaded in deep water…
A selection of press cuttings, principally from 1944-5, reporting on the Mulberry Harbours. The cuttings also cover the use of equipment from the Mulberries to seal the breached dykes at Walcheren Island in Holland in 1945. Download here: (6.4MB) Mulberry Harbour Press Cuttings Jun 16 1944
Details of the Kite Anchor by A H Beckett M.B.E. Download here: (1.7MB)
The War Office had the best brains amongst the civilian ports and engineering industries to call upon if they were needed. This register contains a wealth of eminent names, many at the top of their professions while others would become famous for their work after the war. Also here is…
Some notes for an article about Mulberry Harbour written by Sir Bruce White in 1981.
A collection of Top Secret wartime correspondence between Sir Bruce White and, amongst others, Sir Winston Churchill.
A document describing the early career of Sir Bruce White K.B.E. from his teen years onwards. Revised as 28/01/1980
No.1 Military Port
A manufacturer’s drawing of the Kite Anchor.