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World War One Audit of Surviving Remains

Date 1 August 2013

Event ID 963016

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type World War One Audit of Surviving Remains


The east pier or Admiralty Pier is marked on a map of the naval base (held in a private collection) during the First World War and was the deepwater pier. The pier strikes out SSE for about 230m, with two eastward and one westward extension, most of which were served by railway lines.

The pier also carried pipes for oil and water.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 1 August 2013.

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