J3576 : The 'Independent' at Belfast

taken 10 years ago, near to Queens Island, Skegoneill, Cliftonville, Ballymacarret and Greencastle, Northern Ireland

The 'Independent' at Belfast
The 'Independent' at Belfast
90m cargo vessel 'Independent' discharging what is probably bulk cement at Stormont Wharf in Belfast docks. The cargo is being sucked from the hold by the machine on the quayside. The ship was built in 1982 and is flagged to Barbados.
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.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Friday, 10 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Construction, Development  Industry  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 354 762 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.9987N 5:54.2592W
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Irish: geotagged! J 356 762
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Belfast Docks  Stormont Wharf  Coaster (Cargo Ship)  Ship  Shipphotos  Shipping  Ships  Docks  Stormont  Wharf  Vessel  Cargo Vessel  Independent 

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