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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

King Johnís Dock

 
 
King Johnís Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
1. King Johnís Dock Marker
Inscription.
In front of this board is the site of Portsmouthís first royal dockyard built by King Richard I (1189-99) and extended and inproved by King John (1199-1216).

John, King of England
Born: 24 December 1166
Died: 19 October 1216
Reign: 6 April 1199 to 19 October 1216
Father: Henry II of England
Mother: Eleanor of Aquitaine
Early Naval events at Portsmouth
1212 King Johnís Dock
1496 Dockyard establiahed with first dry-dock
1545 Mary Rose sank
 
Location. 50° 47.79′ N, 1° 6.228′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of England Route B2154 and St Georges Square, on the right when traveling north on State Route B2154. Touch for map. Located in St Georges Square. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England PO1 3BB, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isambard Kingdom Brunel (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Isambard Kingdom Brunel (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Isambard Kingdom Brunel (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); GPO K6 Telephone Box
King Johnís Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
2. King Johnís Dock Marker
Closer to the camera is the Isambard Kingdom Brunel marker
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Old Customs House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); HMS Sirius (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); HMS Vernon Figurehead (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hertha Ayrton (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Across the street from King Johnís Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
3. Across the street from King Johnís Dock Marker
The shoreline was at the street here.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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