The Belfast Dry Dock :: Shared Description

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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J3676 : The 'SeaRose FPSO' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The "Borgny Dolphin", Belfast (October 2014) by Albert Bridge
J3676 : Bean bollard, Belfast Dry Dock by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'SeaRose FPSO' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : East Twin Road, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Ship supports, Belfast Dry Dock by Rossographer
J3676 : Three ships at the Belfast Dry Dock by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Sir Charles Parsons' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Dock crane, Belfast [3] by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Lagan Viking' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Genmar Companion' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Shipyard crane, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Provence' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Three rigs at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Shipyard crane, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Valparaiso Star' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Borgny Dolphin' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The Harland and Wolff repair dock by night by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Borgholm Dolphin' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Keel blocks, Belfast Dry Dock by Rossographer
J3676 : Anvil Point returns to Belfast by Rossographer

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Created: Wed, 16 Mar 2011, Updated: Wed, 22 Mar 2017

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