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Crundells Wharf - Queenborough, Kent.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue
N 51° 25.072 E 000° 44.372
31U E 342821 N 5698719
Quick Description: A bronze plaque mounted alongside an anchor commemorating the former Crundells Wharf at Queenborough, Kent.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/7/2012 9:05:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMF1MW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:

This bronze plaque is mounted alongside an anchor on the former Crundells Wharf at Queenborough. The bronze plaque reads;

CRUNDELLS WHARF

THIS WAS ONCE A GENERAL PURPOSE WHARF, MUCH USED BY SAILING / BARGES BRINGING CARGOES OF TIMBER AND BUILDING MATERIALS TO / QUEENBOROUGH. ACROSS THE WATERS OF THE WEST SWALE CAN BE / SEEN CHETNEY MARSHES WITH DEADMAN'S ISLAND IMMEDIATELY TO / THE NORTH, WHERE NAPOLEONIC PRISONERS OF WAR WHO DIED ON THE / HULKS WERE BURIED. OTHER SEAMEN WERE ALSO INTERRED THERE WHO / PERISHED DURING THE QUARANTINE OF VESSELS IN THE RIVER MEDWAY.

PUBLIC ACCESS TO THIS WHARF IS BY PERMISSION OF ABBOTT LABORATORIES.

Type of Historic Marker: Bronze Plaque

Historical Marker Issuing Authority: Queenborough Town Council

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