The Cinque Port and Haven of

A Trust Port  Managed  by the Sandwich Port and Haven Commissioners under  ancient Acts of Parliament


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These two images - above and left - are from Google Earth, the whole set of which can be found on Google Earth - accessed from the menu at the top of the screen.

Worth noting just where Shellness was in 1941.  Just north of a straight line projected out from the train ferry berth on the ferry berth alignment.

Worth noting also just how busy the rail network was at that time.  Rather modified since 1919.  So also was the wharf with a number of smaller craft moored alongside.  All a part of the early war effort to be sure.

Acknowledgement must go to Kent County Council (archives) who have made Kent from the air available via Google Earth this.  NASA are also mentioned but what their connection might be  is not known.

World War 2

Aerial pictures from 1941

The full set of photos for Kent

The number of images unknown but it must be over a thousand.  Current aerial pics are also available by moving the slider seen in the above photos.  But only when actually in Google Earth.

Courtesy Google Earth.