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Western Docks


Fact file

Docks and quays

Western Docks (`The Docks extension

Opened: 1932

Berths: 101 - 110

Length of quays: about 2380m

Depth of water at high tide: about 58 ft (17 m)

Depth of water at low tide: about 53 ft (13 m)

Southampton Container Terminal and Vehicle Terminal

Opened: 1968

Berths: 201-207

Length of quays: 2106 m

Depth of water at low tide: 9 - 15 m

Dry-docks

King George V (No 7) dry-dock

Opened: 1933

Length: 1200 ft (365 m)

Width of entrance: 135 ft (41 m)

Depth of water at high tide: 50 ft 6 in (15 m)

Depth of water at low tide: 47 ft (14 m)

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