North Tranmere Oil Jetty, Birkenhead

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Client: Mersey Docks and Harbour Board.

Relating to the steep underwater slope behind the north berth of the terminal, which could become unstable leading to slips and loss of depth. Following a visit in May 1968, Prof. D.M. McDowell [of Manchester University] gave an initial summary of the problem to the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board and recommended obtaining expert advice on the soil mechanics problems.