oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The development of Port Elizabeth Harbour
|Article Title||The development of Port Elizabeth Harbour|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||May 2000|
|Pages||145 - 154|
|Keyword(s)||Lighterage system, Port Elizabeth Harbour and Quay development|
Although Port Elizabeth was declared a Customs Port in 1826, it was not until 1938 that a scheme was completed which transformed the harbour from an open roadstead port, worked by the lighterage system, into a completely sheltered harbour enclosing a water area of 314 acres.
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