At the turn of the 20th century, Port Elizabeth still did not possess a harbour. For fifty years no progress had been made in spite of a barrage of requests. In 1905 the Cape Government submitted three proposals to a commission of engineers in London to adjudicate them.
The commission recommended the submission by Coode, Son and Matthew but would this proposal be the plan to eventually be executed?
Main picture: Proposed new dock at Port Elizabeth with the outer wharf at North EndContinue reading