Historic Docklands of Merseyside - JHLPHOTOGRAPHY
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Tower Quay, East Float, Birkenhead on April 12, 2004. Remains of old lock gates recovered from the former Albert Basin south entrance rest on the quayside which had until a few years earlier seen use as a scrap berth. The historic Hartley designed Hydraulic Pumping Station can be seen in the background. This is expected to form part of a hotel in Peel Holdings "Wirral Waters" development due for completioin by the mid 21st Century. The sunken vessel just visible is the former research ship "SARSIA" which had been the subject of an abortive provate conversion into a luxury yacht.It remains sunk at this location in 2009.

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