Port of Dover

Christmas Past at the Port of Dover
Maritime Features

Christmas Past at the Port of Dover

A look back at one of the Port of Dover's traditions that remains to this very day, the local Ferry fleet's and Ports only official day of rest, Christmas Day....…
Number 1 Berth – Dover Eastern Docks
Dover Harbour Board

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 of servicing a wide range of vessels including freight only…
Dover Eastern Docks – The Advent of Drive on Drive Off (1952-53)
Port of Dover

Dover Eastern Docks – The Advent of Drive on Drive Off (1952-53)

It is probably hard to believe that it is now over sixty years since motorists were first able to drive their cars directly on and off the ships at the…
The Dover Train Ferry Dock 1936-1988
Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (ALA)

The Dover Train Ferry Dock 1936-1988

In 1933 Southern Railway undertook to order three new train ferries¬†and to construct a train ferry dock at Dover. It was agreed that a site, lying between the South Pier…
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