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  • By rail) though incapacitated by its site from growing into a large town, is more readily accessible for shipping, and has extensive piers and a graving dock.
  • In 1880 the graving dock accommodation consisted of one double dock at the extremity of Dockyard creek, known as Nos.
  • Four graving docks were also formed, opening out of the first (Upnor) basin.
  • There are two graving docks.
  • There are two large fish-docks, and, for general traffic, the Royal dock, communicating with the Humber through a tidal basin, the small Union dock, and the extensive Alexandra dock, together with graving docks, timber yards, a patent slip, &c. These docks have an area of about 104 acres, but were found insufficient for the growing traffic of the port, and in 1906 the construction of a large new dock, of about 40 acres' area and 30 to 35 ft.

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