Dunkirk Docks

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Dunkirk Docks
France Dunkirk Docks

Description

Oblique aerial photograph of Dunkirk docks. The entire area has been extensively bomb damaged. In the bottom half, a triangular shaped area of dockland with roads and railway lines. There are several damaged buildings without roofs and destroyed dockside cranes . A bridge crosses a narrow waterway which runs from lower left towards the centre where it enters a large trapezoid shaped water basin. The bridge connects to a spur of land runs from the centre left to the top centre. The spur has three small indented docks on the lower side. There are some further damaged buildings scattered over this area. Several capsized or partially sunk watercraft can be seen throughout including one across the entrance to the narrow waterway and another within this canal. Captioned 'France Dunkirk Docks'.

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On b/w photograph mounted on an album page

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PBanksP15010008

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“Dunkirk Docks,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 18, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1414.

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