J3575 : The "SS Nomadic", Belfast (2)

taken 7 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Queens Island, Shankill, Belfast County Borough and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

The "SS Nomadic", Belfast (2)
The "SS Nomadic", Belfast (2)
See J3474 : The SS "Nomadic" at Belfast (October 2007). The “Titanic” tender “SS Nomadic” is now open to the public for escorted “hard hat” tours. This stern view shows her in the Hamilton Dock. J3575 : The SS 'Nomadic' at Belfast (January 2012) shows an earlier view before the superstructure had received its paintwork. “Titanic Belfast” J3575 : "Titanic Belfast" (2012) is in the (background). J3575 : The "SS Nomadic", Belfast (3) shows the funnel.
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
Saturday, 7 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 7 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 751 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.3647N 5:54.6912W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 750
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Belfast  Dock  SS Nomadic  Titanic  Titanic Quarter  Titanic Belfast  Tender (Cruise Ship)  Harland & Wolff  Boat  Then and Now 

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