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GLOUCESTER SHIPYARD

          Vessels currently in the dry docks

 Sailing pilot cutter currently occupies the small dry dock

KASKELOT currently occupies the large dry dock

SMALL DRY DOCK

LARGE DRY DOCK

The small dry dock was built in 1818 which was 5 years after the dock basin had been finished, but 10 years before the Gloucester & Sharpness Ship Canal was opened.


The original size of the dry dock was 100' x 34' and 10' deep, but in 1837 was enlarged to a length of 120'.


During the heyday of this period several Severn Trows were built here.

Built to accommodate larger ships.


The large dry dock was built in 1853.

Sunday 26th March 2017

Gloucester Shipyard is operated by


TOMMI NIELSEN & COMPANY

Traditional Shipbuilders & Riggers


Tommi Nielsen’s website

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Goddess of the Severn Vessels at Gloucester Docks