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Shivering Sands Fort

Built: 1943

Formerly a British Army Fort (U7) constructed to protect coastal sea lanes during World War 2

Other offshore radio use:

Also housed Radio Sutch

Shivering Sands Fort is located in the Thames estuary, off Herne Bay, Kent

51.29.95 North 1.04.48 East

Shivering Sands Fort Shivering Sands Fort aerial view Ships and Sea Structures

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