Dogger Bank

Dogger Bank is a large sandbank in a shallow area of the North Sea about 100 kilometres (62 miles) off the east coast of England. It extends over approximately 17,600 km2 (6,800 sq mi), with its dimensions being about 260 km (160 mi) long and up to 97 km (60 mi) broad. The water depth ranges from 15 to 36 metres (from 49 to 118 feet), about 20 m (66 ft) shallower than the surrounding sea. It is a productive fishing bank. The name comes from dogger, an old Dutch word for fishing boat, especially for catching cod.

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Location Hypotheses Of Atlantis - Atlantic Ocean: North - North Sea
... prehistoric human remains have been dredged up from the Dogger Bank ... Ulf Erlingsson hypothesized that the island that sank referred to Dogger Bank, and the city itself referred to the Silverpit crater at the base of Dogger Bank ...
HMS Lion (1910) - Service - World War I - Raid On Scarborough
... High Seas Fleet was to station itself east of Dogger Bank to provide cover for their return and to destroy any elements of the Royal Navy that responded to the raid ... an attempt to intercept the Germans near Dogger Bank ... going around the shallow Southwest Patch of the Dogger Bank Beatty's ships passed to the north while Warrender passed to the south as they headed west to block the main ...
SMS Moltke - Service Record - World War I - Battle of Dogger Bank
... known that British ships were conducting reconnaissance in the Dogger Bank area ... relented and ordered Hipper to take his battlecruisers to the Dogger Bank ... would be conducting an operation in the Dogger Bank area ...
Dogger Bank - Wind Farm
... In January 2010, a licence to develop a wind farm on Dogger Bank was granted to a consortium of developers ...
SMS Seydlitz
... actions during the First World War, including the battles of Dogger Bank and Jutland in the North Sea ... damage during both of these engagements during the Battle of Dogger Bank, a 13.5 in (34.3 cm) shell from the British battlecruiser Lion struck Seydlitz's rearmost turret and nearly caused a magazine ... fire destroyed the turret, the safety measures put in place after the battle of Dogger Bank prevented a worse catastrophe ...

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