Dover Harbour Board

MV Director – Past and Present

MV Director – Past and Present

MV Director Director – © Nigel Thornton Glass reinforced plastic hulled, twin screw built in 1996 by Aquastar Workboats Carrigaline…
“New” MV Svitzer Intrepid – Past and Present

“New” MV Svitzer Intrepid – Past and Present

MV Svitzer Intrepid Ex Adsteam Intrepid, Champion, Tadami Maru © Robert J Smith (Tilbury, 02/06/2018) Steel twin (fully azimuthing ZP…
DHB Granville – Past and Present

DHB Granville – Past and Present

Granville Iron paddle-steam tug, built in 1876 by Westwood Baillie, London (Yard No ), for Dover Harbour Board. Technical Data…
DHB Lady Savile – Past and Present

DHB Lady Savile – Past and Present

Lady Savile Ex Penlee, Sir Richard Grenvile (I) Iron twin screw turbine vessel built in 1891 by Cammell Laird Brothers…
DHB Lady Curzon – Past and Present

DHB Lady Curzon – Past and Present

Lady Curzon Steel twin screw steam tug built in by JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields (Yard No 233). Technical…
DHB Lady Vita – Past and Present

DHB Lady Vita – Past and Present

Lingdale Ex DHB Lady Vita Iron paddle-steam tug, built in 1882 by Westwood Baillie, London (Yard No 291), for Dover…
DHB Lady Crundall – Past and Present

DHB Lady Crundall – Past and Present

SS Lagos Hercules, ex Hercules, DHB Lady Crundall - Steam twin screw salvage steamer built in 1906 by J P…
MV DHB Admiral Day – Past and Present

MV DHB Admiral Day – Past and Present

MV Admiral Day - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1971 by J W Cook & Co (Wivenhoe) Ltd.…
Christmas Past at the Port of Dover

Christmas Past at the Port of Dover

This article was originally published on the 1st December 2012 but with the festive season rapidly approaching it's time to…
Camber Infill & Berth 2 – (Part 2)

Camber Infill & Berth 2 – (Part 2)

In January 1988 Dover Harbour Board confirmed that more sand would be dredged from the Goodwin Sands to reclaim the…
DHB Lady Duncannon – Past and Present

DHB Lady Duncannon – Past and Present

Cardiff Rose - ex Lady Duncannon - Steel twin screw steam tug, built in 1914 by J P Rennoldson &…
DHB Delphinus – Past and Present

DHB Delphinus – Past and Present

MV Delphinus - ex DHB Delphinus - Steel twin screw diesel-engined passenger tender built in 1957 by P K Harris,…
DHB Lady Brassey – Past and Present

DHB Lady Brassey – Past and Present

DHB Lady Brassey - ex HMS Lady Brassey, Lady Brassey - Steam twin screw salvage steamer built by J P…
Camber In-Fill (Project 45) – (Part 1)

Camber In-Fill (Project 45) – (Part 1)

Project 45, Camber In-Fill Nigel Thornton Collection     Nigel Thornton Collection (both) “In January 1984 work started on the…
Number 1 Berth – Dover Eastern Docks

Number 1 Berth – Dover Eastern Docks

Berth 1 at the Eastern Docks (ED1) was designed and installed by MacGregor-Navire (MGN). It was designed to be capable…
Admiralty Pier Ro/Ro Berth No 3

Admiralty Pier Ro/Ro Berth No 3

After the transfer of much of British Rail’s classical passenger services to Folkestone and to relieve the heavily used ramps…
Lighthouse and Café, Prince of Wales Pier.

Lighthouse and Café, Prince of Wales Pier.

The Prince of Wales Pier was completed in May 1902, having been started ten years earlier. The then Prince of…
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