The wet dock is not much used, owing to the constant accumulation of sand.
This channel should be blocked up, thereby a wet dock could be formed to accommodate all ocean-going vessels.
A wet dock has been formed, capable of receiving the largest steamers in the ocean mail service, and broad enough for an ironclad.
The wharf of the wet dock being flooded, no doubt, they went straight ahead; and once more they could see green fields.
The older portion was converted into a wet dock in 1877, and the entrance and bar of the new harbour were deepened.
There is a steady export of coal, and the harbour is provided with a wet dock and patent slip.
The harbour has an inner and outer division, with wet dock and wharves.