J3576 : "Iryda"and "Emma Janneke", Belfast (June 2016)

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

"Iryda"and "Emma Janneke", Belfast (June 2016)
"Iryda"and "Emma Janneke", Belfast (June 2016)
The bulk carrier “Iryda” LinkExternal link and the coaster “Emma Janneke” LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) discharging at the Stormont and West Twin wharves.
Stormont Wharf, Belfast

Wharf at the Victoria Channel, Belfast docks. The wharf was constructed 1956-62 by Charles Brand & Son, to provide a total lineal quayage of 580 metres; this was further extended by an additional 250 metres which was completed in 2009. Stormont Wharf is now one of the longest deep water quays in Ireland.

West Twin Wharf, Belfast

Wharf at the Victoria Channel, Belfast docks.
The wharf was constructed in 1962-63 by Charles Brand & Son and has a total quayage of 212 metres. The large concrete silo, named West Twin Silo, was constructed 1962-64 for W.R Barnett and R. & H. Hall, with an extension added 1970-73. The modern metal silos to the far right are more recent additions again.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast  Stormont Wharf  West Twin Wharf 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 356 765 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.1568N 5:54.0467W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 351 755
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Belfast Harbour  Harbour  Ships  Bulk Carrier  Coaster (Cargo Ship) 

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