Dictionary of Sydney

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Jubilee Dock, Balmain

Huge floating dry dock at Cameron's Cove on Johnston's Bay, Balmain that was designed and built by James Anderson of Anderson, Goodall & Co of Balmain. The dock's full name was the Victoria Jubilee Floating Dock, in honour of Queen Victoria. It was 320 feet long, 57 feet wide and 27 feet deep, with displacement of 14,500 tons. The dock was lowered to receive its first ship, the Royal Tar, on 1 October 1887.

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1886 - 1887
01 Oct 1887