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Douglas Pier

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Isle of Man.

  • Length, 1000ft.;
  • Length of enlargement at entrance, 30ft.
  • Breadth of enlargement at entrance, 24ft.;
  • Length of body, 880ft. ;
  • Brendth of body, 17ft.:
  • Length of head, 90ft. ;
  • Breadth of head, 40ft. ;
  • Greatest depth or water at low spring tides 2ft.;
  • Total cost, £6000;
  • Price per foot super, 6s. 2 3/4d. ;
  • Price per foot forward, £6.
  • The body of this pier is composed of two parallel plate girders 18in. by 3/8th in. by 30ft. long supported on 9 in cast iron piles. [1]

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