Interesting Places I've Photographed
St. Katherine Docks
GPS: N51° 30.411; W000° 04.241
An interesting anchor from the Merchantman "Amsterdam" is on display at the St. Katherine Docks in London.
St. Katharine Docks are located on the north side of the Thames River a short distance east of the Tower Bridge. This densely settled 23 acre area was scheduled for redevelopment by an Act of Parliament in 1825. Construction began in May 1827 using a design by designed by engineer Thomas Telford. The docks opened on October 25, 1828 and served the shipping needs of merchant ships doing business in London.
A large anchor is on display at these docks. According to s sign placed on the ground near the anchor:
200 years ago