J3576 : Arklow ships, Belfast

taken 1 year ago, 3 km from Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

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Arklow ships, Belfast
Arklow ships, Belfast
Three ships from the fleet of Arklow Shipping LinkExternal link :

The 'Arklow Wood' is departing for Ceuta, Spain J3576 : The 'Arklow Wood' departing Belfast whilst the 'Arklow Viking' LinkExternal link and 'Arklow Vale' LinkExternal link are at Stormont and West Twin wharves respectively.

See also J3576 : Three 'Arklows' at Belfast and, for four in a row, see 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
Thursday, 1 June, 2023   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 6 June, 2023
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Coastal  City, Town centre  Industry  Docks, Harbours 
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West Twin Wharf  Belfast  Belfast Docks  Belfast Harbour 
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Irish: geotagged! J 3551 7634 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.0244N 5:54.1836W
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Irish: geotagged! J 3554 7608
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Arklow Shipping  Three Ships  Shipping  Ships  Belfast  Belfast Harbour  Belfast Docks 

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