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|Portsmouth Dockyard has been at the forefront of maritime technological developments since it was the site of the world's first dry dock in 1495.|
That was followed in the 1690s by the first stone wet and dry docks which can still be seen today, one being the home to HMS Victory and another to Mary Rose.
|A ferry probably th eone from "Moby Lines" in the docks of Livorno for repairs. Left & right of the ferry, these ships are frighters.||08/02/2005||430|
|12 Bostons to Boulogne docks which were accurately bombed without loss to the Bostons.||02/11/2007||486|
|Bilbao's port is the biggest in Spain, with over 30km of docks. It's only Spain's 3rd in traffic, after Barcelona and Algeciras. Great enlargement projects have been developed in the last years, as you can see the large red and pink docks in the southern section didn't exist when the satellite images were taken!||09/12/2005||541|
|A plane flying over docks in New Jersey. The plane looks really low.||03/22/2008||464|
|Two Dornier DO17s passing over targets at Victoria Docks London. Photo taken sometime during 1940.||08/03/2009||680|
|20 February 1945 |
Thick Cirrus at the head of the Adriatic with tops over 23,000 feet compelled the Group leader, Major Mixson, to abandon the Bolzano Marshalling Yard, Italy, as a primary target on 20 February 1945. The second alternate target, the shipyards at Fiume, Italy, was bombed visually for a score of 37.3 percent. The main concentration of bombs fell in the built-up are...
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You can see USS Nevada passing the docks and the burning destroyers in Dry Dock 1.
The second wave's dive bomber attack on Pearl Harbor focused on the ships around the docks. The USS Pennsylvania and the USS Cassin and USS Downs were in Dry Dock 1 and came under heavy attack. The USS Nevada makes a r...
|Large letters on roof of building at the docks in Genova.||08/11/2005||276|
|The Soudan Mine on the Vermilion Range is the oldest and deepest iron mine in Minnesota. Its opening in 1884 set the stage for Minnesota’s reign as the country’s leading iron ore producer. |
In 1880 Charlemagne Tower, a wealthy Pennsylvania industrialist, purchased some 20,000 acres of iron-rich land in northern Minnesota for development. Within two years he had incorporated the M...
|The planning of a U-boat bunker in Bergen started already in late 1940 by Organization Todt, who also made a special group called "Einzatzgruppe wiking". They were set to coordinate the building of the U-boat bunker, as well as other bunkers along the coast. The construction of bunker "Bruno" started one year later. The bunker had 7 pens, including 3 dry-docks and 3 "we...||10/20/2006||2,184|
|A seaplane parked on the boat ramp at Bremen docks||07/26/2008||236|