Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Miracle Harbor 6

Wharf made of floating pierheads waiting to be towed into position.
Description: 6. The wharf for unloading the ships inside the breakwater was made of floating pierheads. Above, one of them is seen waiting to be towed into position. The pillars at the corners are adjustable legs, lowered according to the depth of the water, to anchor the pierhead to the sea bed.
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