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Number 1 Slip, Devonport Naval Dockyard, Devonport, Plymouth, Devon
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Devonport has been an important naval base since the reign of William III. 'Slips' were slipways, used for ship building or repair. Number 1 Slip at Plymouth was built in 1774-5 and is the only surviving 18th-century slip in a royal dockyard.
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Copyright: English Heritage.NMR
Reference: AA98/04661
Location: Devon >> Devonport Date Taken: 1956
Period: 1950s (1950 - 1959)
Keywords: ship, boat, construction, georgian, 1950s (1950 - 1959)
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