Engineers shake’n’vac years of mud from St Katharine’s Dock

Engineers have been busy removing years of silt from the mouth of St Katharine’s Dock by The Tower of London.

Movement of vessels into and out of the dock gate at the marine haven was in danger of being hampered by the built up of mud.

So it was time to do something about it. Dock manager Neil Tolley called in contractors to shake’n’vac the mud swept in from the Thames over the years.

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