It provides extensive quayage with a minimum depth of water of 28 ft.
The tidal harbour, which is owned by a company, is enclosed by two piers and a breakwater, the area being about 30 acres, and the quayage 1400 yds.
South of this lies the Grasbrook basin (quayage of 2100 ft.
Here is an enclosed basin covering 123 acres with ample quayage, dry docks and everything necessary to the accommodation, repair, revictualling and coaling of a numerous fleet.
of quayage, served by a railway, and with a depth alongside of 25 ft.