Sleeper's Hole

By John Sweatman

Looking down over sleeper's hole from Geneva road. This was around 1963, and from the look of it, fairly soon after work had started on turning the wartime slipway area into a marina. The passenger ferries are, I think, the "Brighton" & the "Falaise" but someone else may know better. There is a merchant ship on the souther Gridiron, and south of that can be seen one of the old RNVR boathouses. There was another on Denton Island.

Photo: Illustrative image for the 'SOUTHERN HARBOUR FROM GENEVA ROAD' page
This page was added by John Sweatman on 08/03/2010.
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The passenger ferries are (L-R) the Brighton and the Lisieux. The ship on the hard is the AA Raymond, a suction dredger at Newhaven for conversion.

By William Still
On 09/03/2010

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