|This handsome square rigger regularly features on tv and film|
Their real business is working on traditional sailing ships like the Earl of Pembroke which is sitting in one of the huge dry docks at the moment. Built as recently as the 1940s, it has starred, suitably altered, in many tv and cinema epics, including as Shackleton's Endurance and Captain Cook's Endeavour.
|Unlikely base for T Nielsen, one of the world's top classic boat builders.|
|The fascinating and informative Waterways Museum is well worth a visit|
|The Waterways Museum and its huge steam dredger|
|NB Harry's chef checks out the dredger's galley facilities|
Outside we had a look in a narrowboat butty and a steam dredger used in the docks until recently and complete with waxwork crew member to guide our visit.
|Dwarfed by the warehouses is the tiny Mariners' Chapel|
|Simple interior and beautiful stained glass are a delight|
Our final port of call on our trip round the docks was to the Mariners' Chapel, a tiny church standing in the shadow of one of the vast warehouses. The simple interior, illuminated by some beautiful stained glass, including a pair of very handsome modern windows, was a delight – even to this cynical non-believer.
Tomorrow it's time to explore the town.