Dover Harbour

Ferry crossings to France in the 1960’s . At the top of the Black and White photograph are submarine pens which were designed and used during the second world war.They faced the cliff’s to protect the submarines from air attacks.After the second world war it was possible to hire a pen. Captain Hutchinson kept his boats, the “Invicta”which was used for channel swims, and the “Excellsior” which he used for putting pilots on vessels for his company “North sea Pilotage” . From the Rob Whitewood Collection.

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