Wellington Dock Lock - Dover, Kent, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 07.160 E 001° 18.684
31U E 381819 N 5664450
Quick Description: Wellington Lock connects the tidal basin with Wellington Dock that has over a hundred and fifty berths for pleasure craft.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/13/2013 11:33:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMH2ZH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 5

Long Description:
The lock only has gates at one end and so is restricted to opening 1.5 hours before to 1.5 hours after high water. There is a swing bridge at the northern end of the lock that has to be opened to allow transit of craft into and out of the dock.

The gates open into specially shaped recesses on the dock wall so that gates are flush with the lock wall.
Waterway Name: Dover Harbour Marina

Connected Points:
Tidal Basin to Wellington Dock marina


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1900

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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