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Our Work

If you’re considering working with us for the first time, it’s only natural that you should want to meet some of our happy customers.

From independent boat owners to large fleets and local authorities, our customers value our personal service and sensible, down-to-earth advice.

Scillonian III Refit

Isles of Scilly Steamship Group

From deck strengthening and steelwork to new coffee shops and disabled access, Penzance Dry Dock lovingly prepared this 1977 passenger ferry for many more years of service. For eight months each year, the Scillonian III ferries up to 485 passengers between Cornwall and Scilly.

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Gry Maritha. Urgent repairs

Isles of Scilly Steamship Group

In winter, the Gry Maritha is Scilly’s only scheduled sea connection. Penzance Dry Dock worked around the clock to give the islands their lifeline back. The day before new year’s eve 2013, the Gry Maritha struck crow rock, half a mile out of St Mary’s Harbour, causing hull damage to the starboard side.

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Hull cleaning & anti-fouling

Marine and Towage Services

Marine and Towage Services based in Falmouth are an independently owned company providing a wide range of marine services from towage, salvage and civil engineering support. Penzance Dry Dock worked on a project of hull cleaning and anti-fouling which was finished to a high standard.

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Levant Mine is back in full working order thanks to Penzance Dry Dock

The National Trust

Levant Mine is part of Cornwall and West Devon's World Heritage Site; it is the only Cornish mine engine in the world that still runs on steam.

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Ample facilities, run by experienced hands.

Dry Dock

75m x 12m

Wet Berth


Drying out Berth


Indoor Workshop

50m x 42m

Our engineering facilities in full
Marine Facilities
Fitters Workshop
22m x 20m Undercover Welding, Fabrication and Sheet Metal Workshop
Electrical Workshop
Sawmill and Joiners Workshop
Upholstery Workshop
Fuel Injection Workshop
Blacksmiths Workshop
Clean room Workshop (Dedicated to Engine rebuilds and Hydraulic repairs)
Engineering Facilities
Profiling Facility : 8mx3m sheets up to 150mm thick
Oxy Propane and Plasma
UHP and Painting facility
Large secure store facility
Portable welding equipment (TIG, MIG, MMA)
Portable cutting and gauging equipment (Gas, Plasma and Carbon Arc)
Forklifts and cranes