Tyne and Wear HER(12944): South Shields, Trow Rocks, dock gates - Details
South Shields, Trow Rocks, dock gates
Water Regulation Installation
These dock gates were abandoned after they broke their toll. They can be found at the southern end of the north foreshore. They lie in 7 metres of water. Ideal spot for underwater photography.
Peter Collings, 1991, The New Divers Guide to the North-East Coast, page 27; IT Spokes, wreck database; National Monuments Record