"Sir Alfred" Dry Dock, Forcados, Southern Nigeria



Black and white postcard titled "'Sir Alfred' Dry Dock, Forcados, Southern Nigeria". Published by Moyea Series, London. Image no. 189. Original caption on verso reads, "The dry dock, named after Sir Alfred Jones, with its engineers shop on shore enables damaged Coast and River steamers to be repaired on the spot. The dock is a prominent feature at the mouth of the Niger." From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.