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|Large oil stain on the sea as result of the activities at the shipbreaking yard of Aliaga,Turkey||08/21/2005||932|
|The scrapping of ships is taking place at several sites along the coast of Bangladesh. The area of Fauzdarhat, a 16-km beach situated approximately 20-km south-west of Chittagong, is undoubtedly the most important. Parallel ship-breaking activities taking place here, represent the second largest facility in the world with respect to the numbers of vessels being scrapped. In size (no. of vessels...||08/15/2009||1,290|
|Gaddani Beach is a beach on the Arabian Sea located near the Hub River and Cape Monze in Gaddani, Pakistan.|
Gaddani beach has been the final destination for many ships which have been broken up for scrap at this location, including the SS Canberra in 1997.
|Train waggons which arrives at this scrap yard can be turned towards it's destination inside the scrap yard.||08/23/2007||516|
|28 January 1944|
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force):
In Italy, B-17's, with fighter escorts, bomb Aviano Airfield and Verona marshalling yard; B-24's hit the marshalling yard at Ferrara.
|The yard of bricks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway||03/24/2007||517|
|15 January 1945|
Target: Treviso Marshalling Yard, Italy
A whole week passed before the Group was able to fly Mission No. 162. Finally, on the 15th of the month, Major Poole led another four flight formation in a visual attack on the marshalling yard at Treviso, Italy. Many of the bombs dropped short but others fell in the target area for a score of 32.1 percent. ...
|Pyanmana railway yard bombed by the No. 99 Squadron RAF.||03/03/2007||543|
|The biggest marshalling yard in europe.|
It┤s fully computer controlled
|The shipyards at Alang recycle approximately half of all ships salvaged around the world. The yards are located on the Gulf of Khambat, 50 kilometres southeast of Bhavnagar. Visiting Westerners complain that before shipbreaking began there in June 1983 the beach at Alang was pristine and unspoiled. However, locals say that the work provides a reasonably paid job by local standards, with a stead...||08/01/2009||2,432|
|24 March 1945 |
On 24 March the Group bombed again in Czechoslovakia on the first mission in a long time to this country. The target was the marshalling yard at Ceske Budejovice. Captain Thackston led the formation against this undefended target. The patterns around the two aiming points were scattered but both of them carried completely across the marshalling yard. The two roundh...
|22 February 1945 |
Colonel Lawhon took off in the lead of a thirty-plane four box formation to attack the marshalling yard at Ingolstadt, Germany, on 22 February. Due to impassible weather he was compelled to abandon the primary target and search for a target of opportunity to be bombed visually. The target selected was the marshalling yard at Kempton, Germany. The choke point of ...