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Apparently a rare photo....taken just prior to that fateful voyage, what port?.

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What port?

Is that a trick question?

It's obviously Southampton, in actual fact it is berths 43/44 Ocean Dock, Southampton Eastern Docks.

Not really a rare picture of Titanic but always a pleasure to see.

By the look of the activity on the quay I should imagine this was not taken at the time of her maiden voyage departure and more likely she is berthing judging by the tugs, probably taken on her first berthing at the Port of Southampton prior to that fatefull maiden voyage!
 

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mmm I should have put not previously posted on SN, I thought it was Southampton....thanks for that....I like the delightful ambience!.
 

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Note the missing sluice valve just off the port bow.... the rest is history...(Night)
 

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I agree with Canberra, I don't think she's sailing either. A look at the bow shows she's riding pretty high out of the water, as the markings are visable and the go up for a decent length on the hull. Additionally, a bilge pump operating on her port side shows the water it's pumping out to be falling a considerable distance into the harbor. I think she has yet to take on any cargo, as well as all the coal she will eventually take from all of the other ships in the port.
 

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