J3575 : The Hamilton Dock, Belfast (8)

taken 27 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Queens Island, Belfast County Borough, Shankill and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

The Hamilton Dock, Belfast (8)
The Hamilton Dock, Belfast (8)
The coastal reefer (refrigerated cargo) “Omagh” undergoing repairs in the Hamilton Dock.
The Hamilton Dock, Belfast
A dry dock entered via the Abercorn Basin and once used by Harland & Wolff for repairs to coasters etc. Long disused and now (2011) being renovated as part of the Titanic Quarter developments.

There was an application, in March 2011, for planning permission: “0435/F Hamilton Graving Dock, Queens Road, Queens Island, Belfast Restoration of former graving dock, display of former caisson gate and SS Nomadic ship in permanently dry dock. Ship to include interpretation education space, cafe & entertainments licence. Proposals to dock side to include repair to existing surfaces and new surface materials, new lighting, boundary railings and dock edge railings as well as restoration and extension of existing pump house and installation of bridge and gangways”.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 February, 1991   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 751 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.3699N 5:54.6816W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 349 750
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Belfast  Ship  Coaster (Cargo Ship)  Dock  Dry Dock  Dry Docking  Harland Wolff 

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