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Kidderpore Dock, with steamer 'Mayo' passing through 60 ft dock. The first steamer that entered the Dock [Calcutta]

Kidderpore Dock, with steamer 'Mayo' passing through 60 ft dock. The first steamer that entered the Dock [Calcutta]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1891

Shelfmark: Photo 46/(27)

Item number: 4627

Genre: Photograph

Photograph taken in1891 by an unknown photographer of the newly constructed graving dock, Calcutta Docks. A graving dock (dry dock), is a dock enclosed by gates and pumped dry to allow repairs to be carried out on a ship's hull. This view shows the RIMS (Royal Indian Marine Steamship) "Mayo", the first vessel to use the new dock, in the lock leading into the half-tide basin from the River Hooghly.

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