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1912 - Dry Docks Re-designated

27th February. Portsmouth Dockyard General Order. As from this date and in accordance with Admiralty Local Order 3275:

South Lock to be known as A. Lock

North Lock to be known as B. Lock

New Lock to be known as C. Lock

New Lock to be known as D. Lock

Deep Dock to be known as No. 9 Dock.

No.9 Dock was often referred to as Suicide Dock for on occasions suicides occurred in it.

1912 - Dry Docks Re-designated