Thesaurus Term/Concept: BOOM

Identifier 118873
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A barrier, usually of wood or chain, stretched across the entrance to a harbour, port or anchorage, to control entry and/or limit the effect of the weather on the wave action.

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Context Record
Monument Type MXS20029 A possible World War II anti-invasion defence obstruction in the River Alde at Westrow Reach (Monument)
Monument Type MXS20030 A World War II anti-invasion defence obstruction in the River Alde at Home Reach (Monument)
Monument Type MXS20463 A World War Two barrier across the mouth of the River Blyth can be seen on aerial photographs of 1941. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS20232 World War II coastal defence obstruction. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS19819 World War II defensive boom across the entrance to Harwich Harbour. (Monument)