The harbour channel, between the outer piers and west end of Corporation Quay, has been dredged to a depth of 7.50m LAT, with a depth of 8.50m LAT at Corporation Quay itself (these depths are subject to siltation). Controlling parameters for entry into harbour: Vessel length - 213m, Beam - 33m, Draught - 8.2m.
The maximum parameters for vessels entering the South Docks: Length - 141.8m; Beam - 18.9m, Draught 7.6m
Reliance should not be placed solely upon published data regarding water depths. Where appropriate, advice should be sought from the harbour master.