A concrete barge which should have been used as part of the floating roadway of the Mulberry harbour for the D Day landings. According to locals, this section came adrift before it could be towed to the Normandy coastline on the morning of 6th June 1944.
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By: joepublic
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@ 2008-08-28 20:43:03
I don't think this is a Mulberry. Mulberry's were massive. Looking around there is what looks more like a partially sunken Mulberry just to the SW:
http://maps.live.com/default.aspx?v=2&FORM=LMLTCP&cp=sft17cgy5f4y&style=b&lvl=2&tilt=-90&dir=0&alt=-1000&scene=10946426&phx=0&phy=0&phscl=1&encType=1

Here's what a Mulberry looks like above water:
http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/13880/
http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/25475/
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@ 2008-08-28 20:43:50
And welcome to VGT! (sorry for jumping all over your first post)
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@ 2008-08-28 22:32:08
Joe is correct. These are part of the harbour but not a Mulberry section:

http://www.citiesofscience.co.uk/go/London/ContentPlace_2677.html
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