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…
A collection of Top Secret wartime correspondence between Sir Bruce White and, amongst others, Sir Winston Churchill.
No.1 Military Port
A manufacturer’s drawing of the Kite Anchor.
Sectional Dock Caisson - Schedule of Bolt & Subsidiary Equipment. The Sectional Dock Caisson (subsequently codenamed SHARK) was designed to be used in captured ports where the dock gates had been destroyed by the retreating German Army. The caissons were designed to be universal in that their width and depth could…
Sectional Dock Caisson - Typical Lashing Arrangement of Tow Unit
Sectional Dock Caisson – Ladder Spanners
Sectional Dock Caisson - Timber Fender for Main Tank Units
Sectional Dock Caisson - Parcelling of Equipment Into Tow Units For Dispatch
Sectional Dock Caisson - Arrangement & Details of Coupling Piles