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D-Day Slipways - Hards, Torquay: 1 reviews and 1 photos

  D Day slipways, Torquay
by freya_heaven

These two innocent looking slipways in Torquay harbour have caught a lot of media attention over past few years.

It was from here 1000s of British & American soldiers departed for the D Day assult in Normandy in June 1944. Torbay council want to demolish them & re-develop the waterfront, English Heritage have listed the slipways as grade II, to try to protect them as historical monuments. The debate rages on.............


Torquay Harbour, near Living Coasts

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  • Updated Mar 6, 2005
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