J3576 : Ships, Belfast

taken 2 months ago, near to Queens Island, Cliftonville, Skegoneill, Ballymacarret and Greencastle, Northern Ireland

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Ships, Belfast
Ships, Belfast
A view along the Victoria Channel in Belfast with three ships berthed at Stormont and West Twin wharfs - the 'Trans Africa' J3575 : The 'Trans Africa' at Belfast, 'Genco Vigilant' LinkExternal link and 'Arklow Muse' LinkExternal link .
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
Friday, 26 March, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 March, 2021
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Industry  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Victoria Channel  West Twin Wharf  Stormont Wharf  Belfast Harbour  Belfast Docks  Belfast 
Primary Subject of Photo
Harbour 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 354 763 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.0196N 5:54.2210W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 350 754
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Victoria Channel  Arklow Shipping  Stormont Wharf  Shipping Channel  Belfast  Shipping  Ship Channel  Ships  Belfast Docks  Belfast Harbour 

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