- Manchester Ship Canal
a canal completed in 1894 linking Manchester with the River Mersey and the sea. It can take very large ships and allowed Manchester to increase its level of exports in the late 19th and early 20th century.
* * *waterway opened in 1894 linking Eastham, Merseyside, Eng., to the city of Manchester. The canal made Manchester accessible to large oceangoing vessels. It is 36 miles (58 km) long, 45–80 feet (14–24 m) wide, and varies in depth from 28 to 30 feet (about 9 m); it has five locks.
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