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Part of Southampton Docks
1876-9 A graving dock was constructed at Southampton
1904 The Trafalgar Graving Dock was completed
1931 The Southern Railway placed a contract with John Mowlem and Co to construct the world's largest graving dock at Millbrook, Southampton. Edward Nuttall and Co of Manchester would provide assistance to speed up the work in order to be ready in time for the new Cunard liner then under construction