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Map of Western Docks

Construction on the `New Docks` started in 1927. Now known as the Western Docks, they were opened in 1934 for use by both passenger and cargo ships. At the western end of the 7542ft (2.26km) long quay is the King George V dry-dock - one of the largest dry docks in the world. Southampton also has a large container and vehicle terminal.

The maps in this section show Southampton as it was in 1944. The shaded area over the river shows the site of the container terminal, opened in stages from 1968.

The numbers on the map mark the locations of individual berths. To explore the docks, click on part of the map or use the links below.

Map of Western Docks

King George V dry-dockContainer terminalBerths 101-108

King George V dry-dock

Container terminal

Berths 101-108

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