Robinson Dry Dockoldest of its kind in the world still in daily use
The Robinson Dry Dock in the Alfred Basin is the oldest operating dry dock of its kind in the world and dates back to 1882. The foundation stone for the dock was laid by Prince Alfred, second son of Queen Victoria.
The dock is situated in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
Robinson Dry Dock (photo: Robert Wallace, Creative Commons license)
Robinson Dry Dock flooded (photo: QVRP, Creative Commons license)
Robinson Dry Dock in 1882, the year it was completed (photo: Public Domain)
- Decimal degrees: -33.90741 (Latitude) 18.418811 (Longitude)
- Degrees, Minutes & Seconds: S33 54 26 (Latitude) E18 25 07 (Longitude)
- GPS: S 33 54.445 (Latitude) E 18 25.129 (Longitude)
- UTM: 34S 261344 (X) 6245110 (Y)
... also in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.