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Grimsby Docks 1933 EPW042806

GRIMSBY DOCKS, Lincolnshire. Aerial view, August 1933. This view shows Alexandra Dock, with the Victoria Mills, a moored sailing barge and Corporation Bridge to the right. Central Market and the clock tower are also visible. Lighters lie alongside the timber yard. Alexandra Dock was one of several expansions to Grimsby Docks to accommodate the extensive fishing fleet. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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10"x8" Photo Print

Discover the rich history of Grimsby Docks in Lincolnshire with this stunning aerial photograph from our Media Storehouse collection. Taken in August 1933 by Aerofilms for Historic England, this image offers a unique perspective of Alexandra Dock, showcasing the Victoria Mills, a moored sailing barge, and the Corporation Bridge. Bring a piece of maritime history into your home with our high-quality photographic prints, perfect for enhancing any decor or making a thoughtful gift. Experience the past like never before with Media Storehouse.

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Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 20.3cm (10" x 8")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


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> Historic Images > Aerofilms Collection (1919-2006)

> Historic Images > Historic Images 1920s to 1940s > Photos from the 1930s

> Historic Images > Historic Images 1920s to 1940s

> Industry > Fishing

> Landscapes > Aerial Views

> Towns and Cities > Grimsby

> Transport > Docks and shipping

> Transport > Ships and boats > Fishing industry


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print takes us back in time to the bustling Grimsby Docks in August 1933. From high above, we are granted a bird's-eye view of Alexandra Dock, which served as an essential expansion to accommodate the thriving fishing fleet that made Grimsby famous. In this aerial snapshot, our eyes are immediately drawn to the impressive Victoria Mills standing proudly by the dockside. Its towering presence is juxtaposed with a charming moored sailing barge nearby, reminding us of the maritime heritage that shaped this coastal town. To the right of Alexandra Dock stands Corporation Bridge, connecting both sides of this vibrant port city. The bridge acts as a gateway into a world where trade and industry intertwine seamlessly with natural beauty. As we explore further into the frame, Central Market comes into focus along with its iconic clock tower. These landmarks serve as reminders of Grimsby's importance not only as a hub for commerce but also as a gathering place for locals and visitors alike. The timber yard adjacent to Alexandra Dock is abuzz with activity; lighters lie alongside it ready to transport goods across these busy waters. This image captures an era when hard work and determination fueled Grimsby's growth and prosperity. Thanks to Aerofilms' remarkable collection, we can now marvel at this historical moment frozen in time—a testament to Grimsby's enduring spirit and its deep-rooted connection with both land and sea.

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