J3575 : The SS "Nomadic", Belfast (2013-5)

taken 5 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Queens Island, Belfast County Borough, Shankill and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

The SS "Nomadic", Belfast (2013-5)
The SS "Nomadic", Belfast (2013-5)
With the “Titanic” passenger tender SS Nomadic” LinkExternal link retaining Cherbourg J3575 : The SS "Nomadic", Belfast (2013-4) as her port of registry, she flies the French flag LinkExternal link. The national flag is used by the French Navy and the mercantile marine. There is no equivalent of the red ensign J4791 : The Red Ensign, Whitehead.
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”.
The Titanic Quarter, Belfast
A selection of photographs showing some of the buildings and the undeveloped sites in the Titanic Quarter, Belfast. The area includes 185 acres of the former Harland & Wolff shipyard. The new buildings cover a range of uses including apartments, offices, hotel, a college, the Public Record Office for Northern Ireland and the “Titanic Belfast”.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 June, 2013   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 9 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 751 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.3647N 5:54.6912W
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Irish: geotagged! J 350 751
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Belfast Harbour  Titanic Quarter  SS Nomadic  Dock  Titanic  Boat  Harland & Wolff  Flag  Flag of France 

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