Grimsby Dock Tower (N.E.Lincs) is visible for miles before you reach the town and is a famous landmark. It was so noticable it was on German bombing maps as a guide to the docks. An order to demolish it because of this was made but never happened.
Work to preserve Grimsby’s iconic Dock Tower for generations to come is history in the making. With the changing skyline of Grimsby as the East Marsh tower blocks turn to dust, the 166-year-old
Grimsby Dock Tower is a hydraulic accumulator tower and a famous maritime landmark in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, England. Calm waters in Grimsby Dock in the background stands The Dock Tower landmark, Grimsby, UK. Grimsby Docks – Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK.
Grimsby Dock Tower is a famous maritime landmark in North East Lincolnshire, England.It was completed on 27th March, 1852 with the purpose of containing a 30,000 UK
A landmark brick water tower the design of which was inspired by Siena’s medieval town hall and crowned by an oriental minaret. It stands between the entrance locks at the north end of Royal Dock, Grimsby, and supplied the necessary water pressure to power hydraulic dock machinery.
The Grimsby Dock Tower, NE Lincolnshire, UK. Grimsby was founded upon commerce not fishing, and the Tower formed part of the original commercial dock complex, and both the Tower and Grimsby’s thriving commercial traffic have survived the towns meteoric economic expansion and decline.
Grimsby Dock Tower, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. Completed in 1852 at a staggering 309ft, the purpose of the Grimsby Dock Tower was to provide hydraulic power to the lock gates and cranes of Grimsby Docks. It contained a 30,000 gallon hydraulic wrought iron reservoir at a height of 200 feet to supply the pressure required.
The tower was built in 1852 to provide hydraulic power to Grimsby Docks’ cranes, lock gates and sluices. Today, the tower is dormant and the only light to guide the trek up it is through a series
The Port of Grimsby is located on the south bank of the Humber Estuary at Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire. Sea trade out of Grimsby dates to at least the medieval period. The hydraulic power supply for the equipment was a 200 feet (61 m) high water tower (Grimsby Dock tower), charged by a 25 horsepower (19 kW) horizontal engine.
Coordinates: 53°34′40″N 0°04′28″W / 53.5777798°N 0.0743294°W
Aug 16, 2015 · The tower was built to provide water pressure to power the hydraulic machinery (for cranes, lock gates and sluices) at the Grimsby Docks. The tower …