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.
by Rossographer
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J3676 : The 'Borgholm Dolphin' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Torm Sara' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Borgny Dolphin' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Isle of Inishmore' and 'Jonathan Swift' in Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Borgny Dolphin' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Dock gate, Belfast Dry Dock by Rossographer
J3676 : The "Borgny Dolphin", Belfast (September 2014) by Albert Bridge
J3676 : The 'Stena Lagan' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Eddystone [2] by Rossographer
J3676 : Keel blocks, Belfast Dry Dock by Rossographer
J3676 : Anvil Point returns to Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : "Borgholm Dolphin" and "Borgny Dolphin", Harland & Wolff, Belfast (October 2016) by Albert Bridge
J3676 : The 'Borgholm Dolphin' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Stena Provence' in Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : The 'Stena Feronia' at Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Primorsk' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Eddystone [1] by Rossographer
J3676 : 'Stena Superfast VII' in dry dock, Belfast by Rossographer
J3676 : Dock crane, Belfast [4] by Rossographer
J3676 : The "Scott Spirit", Harland & Wolff, Belfast (August 2016) by Albert Bridge
J3576 : The 'Borgholm Dolphin' at Belfast by Rossographer

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

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