The Atlas Bell, Gloucester Dock.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 51° 51.848 W 002° 15.099
30U E 551529 N 5746191
Quick Description: a blue plaque on Gloucester Docks UK
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/30/2007 10:37:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM2GCN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
Views: 41

Long Description:
The Blue Plaque says:
The Atlas Bell
This was the bell of the Atlas, launched in 1812, which made several voyages to India and China for the East India Company. After the ship was broken up in 1832 the bell was used here for signalling the Dockers starting and finishing times. In 1941 the bell was moved to Shepperdine as a navigation aid in fog. Re – erected in 1986 by the Rotary Club of Gloucester and Gloucester Civil Trust.
Blue Plaque managing agency: Port of Gloucester

Individual Recognized: Atlas Bell

Physical Address:
Atlas Bell
North Quay
Gloucester, Glouceshire UK
GL1


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