Royal Albert Dock
1880 Dock opened with entrance basin and dock in Galleons Reach. The dock was capable of admitting the largest vessels afloat, except the SS Great Eastern; the entrance lock was 800ft. long and 80ft. wide, and with a depth of 30ft. on the sills below Trinity high water
1885-6 Construction of Gallions entrance
1894 The Royal Albert Dock covered 432 acres, accomodated massive steamers; 33 vessels could be moored alongside.
Part of the Port of London.
Sources of Information
- The Engineer 1881/09/23
- The Engineer 1885/07/17
- The Engineer 1921/07/08