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Manchester & Dee Ship Canal project

Description of Manchester & Dee Ship Canal project: A proposal for a ship canal from the Dee estuary to Manchester.

History of Manchester & Dee Ship Canal project: Surveyed in 1823 and 1824, a Bill was introduced and rejected in 1825. Variations to the plans were made in 1825, 1826, 1828 and 1837 but the canal was never authorised or built.
For more details see the History page.

 

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