Various views of Tilbury

Photo:taken from the pedestrian bridge to the Railway Cottages, a set of coaches on their way onto the riverside station

taken from the pedestrian bridge to the Railway Cottages, a set of coaches on their way onto the riverside station

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Photo:Anearly ariel view of the Docks, late 20's

Anearly ariel view of the Docks, late 20's

Britainfromabove.org.uk, c. English Heritage

Photo:Queen Elizabeth gardens and landing stage,from Tilbury Hotel

Queen Elizabeth gardens and landing stage,from Tilbury Hotel

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Photo:B&I liner on the Landing stage, and  P&O vessel waiting in mid stream

B&I liner on the Landing stage, and P&O vessel waiting in mid stream

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Photo:P&O liner 'Oronsay' in dry dock(taken from the dwellings)

P&O liner 'Oronsay' in dry dock(taken from the dwellings)

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Photo:Station restaurant,Tilbury Dock.

Station restaurant,Tilbury Dock.

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Photo:another ariel shot of the docks, circa 1920's

another ariel shot of the docks, circa 1920's

Britainfromabove.org.uk, c. English Heritage

Photo:Approx 40-50 years before I was born there..Peninsula Road

Approx 40-50 years before I was born there..Peninsula Road

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50's and 60's black and white

By Mark Nunnery

The following photos are from various sources of Tilbury. Mainly the landing stage and docks.

 

This page was added by Mark Nunnery on 09/07/2013.
Comments about this page

Grays Library has a copy of the picture of the two ships according to the caption the ship in the river is the P&O liner 'Chusan' and the liner at the landing stage is the B I 'Uganda' waiting to begin her maiden voyage to East Africa, the picture is in PLA monthly number 324: October 1952.

[Note: This comment (and a number of others) was not published at the time it was submitted. Our apologies to everyone for the mistake.
John Matthews]

By Andrew burt - local studies Librarian
On 06/01/2014

The two ships in the photo are the P & O liner Chusan anchored in Gravesend Reach while the B & I liner Uganda waits at the landing stage to begin her maiden voyage to East Africa, the picture is the frontispiece in PLA monthly October 1952, a copy of which is in Grays Library.

By Andrew Burt
On 16/07/2013

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