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Old 26th September 2018, 15:18
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William A Irvin in Howards Pocket

20180926-William A Irvin @ Frasers Shipyard.jpg (132.1 KB)

Do not ask me why but this stretch of water is known as Howard's Pocket per DHC - AIS:


The shipyard is ahead of the Great Republic. Frazer's has one dry dock, it is a graving dock. For non sailors a graving dock is like a lock at the Soo but it has only one gate.

It took me awhile to find these 2009 pictures showing USCG Ice Breaker Mackinaw # 30 in the Frazer's graving dock.



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