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Post 1

Doogyman

Interesting article. I was in the Merchant Navy back in the 60s. I can remember docking in Hull, but I'm not sure about Grimsby. There is one possible typo that I will point out: "The Dock Tower began its working life in 1952...." Perhaps 1852?


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Smij - Formerly Jimster

Thanks for that, it's been fixed now. Glad you enjoyed the entry smiley - smiley


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Post 3

the autist formerly known as flinch

A couple of minor adittions:

Where it says:

One particular incident occurred between the wars when a steeplejack collapsed on the scaffold during an inspection of work.

could read

One particular incident occurred on September 10th 1923 when a Mancunian steeplejack James Davis collapsed on the scaffold during an inspection of work and died.

and

Open days are now organised a couple of days a year by the Grimsby Rotary Club2

is a little unclear

Since 1997 tours of the Tower are now organised a couple of days a year by the Grimsby Rotary Club2 often to coincide with ABP's Dock Open Day.


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Post 4

Smij - Formerly Jimster

smiley - cheers


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