Deal's Iron Pier
|The photograph on the left was kindly
sent to me by Colleen Peacock in Toronto, whose great grandfather was
a Royal Marine in Deal.
Click on the picture to see the same view as it appears today.
|On 29th January 1940 the steamship Nora
collided with the old Victorian pier, demolishing a large section of it
near the landward end. The ship ended up grounded and capsized on
the beach to the north of the pier.