J3676 : The "Scott Spirit", Harland & Wolff, Belfast (August 2016)

taken 1 year ago, near to Queens Island, Greencastle, Whitehouse, Ballymacarret and Sydenham, Northern Ireland

The "Scott Spirit", Harland & Wolff, Belfast (August 2016)
The "Scott Spirit", Harland & Wolff, Belfast (August 2016)
The 248 metre/109,334 deadweight tonnes oil tanker “Scott Spirit” LinkExternal link in the Belfast Dry Dock.
The Belfast Dry Dock
The Belfast Dry Dock, owned and operated by Harland and Wolff for ship repair purposes. By the early 1960s it was clear that the largest dock in Belfast, the Thompson Graving Dock (see J3576 : Thompson Graving Dock), was too small for modern tankers and bulk carriers then being constructed. The Harland and Wolff Dry Dock (known as the Belfast Dry Dock) was constructed between 1965-68 by Charles Brand and Sons to a design by Rendel, Palmer and Tritton. It is 1150 feet long by 160 feet wide and, when constructed, was one of the five largest docks in the world. The dock can accommodate ships up to 200,000gt.
Alongside the dock is Ship Repair Quay (formerly known as Outfitting Wharf). This was constructed some 7 years later in 1975 and has a total lineal quayage of 433 metres. Ships which do not need to be fully dry docked are repaired here.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2016   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 21 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Primary Subject of Photo
Ship 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 361 766 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.1915N 5:53.5619W
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Irish: geotagged! J 360 764
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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