Question Ocean liner docks


Pepe Yorick

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Sorry if this questsion is posted in the wrong section, but I had a question about the typical design of ocean liner docks.
On the piers there always seem to be a quite high structure of beams. I can be wrong, but I doubt the ships would be tied to this structure at such a high point, so what would be the reason for this structure?
 

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Paul E Burke

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I'm not sure, but I would like to suggest that they may have been used for a sight guide for the captain and crew, and possible lighting.
 

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