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                            Responsible for the content: Lena Johansson, Karlskrona kommun. Photo: Lena Johansson unless otherwise stated 
Polhemsdockan

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Polhemsdockan

The Polhem Dry Dock


Completed in 1724, the size and the innovative engineering methods employed to construct the Polhem dry dock created considerable attention from abroad. Contemporary accounts describe it as being a truly remarkable feat, and it is still in use.