J4790 : Cloghan jetty, Belfast Lough

taken 13 years ago, near to Whitehead, Northern Ireland

Cloghan jetty, Belfast Lough
Cloghan jetty, Belfast Lough
Cloghan jetty and the nearby Kilroot power station were planned and built during the early 1970's. The jetty was for use by oil tankers. The great oil crisis caused a change of plan and the station, now dual oil and coal-fired, uses mainly coal transshipped from Hunterston on the Clyde. The jetty is now used infrequently J4790 : The "Torm Moselle", Cloghan jetty, Belfast Lough (1).
Kilroot power station, Carrickfergus :: J4388
Kilroot power station was built between 1974 and 1982 with generation starting in 1981. The chimney, at 650ft, is the tallest structure (other than transmitting masts) in Northern Ireland. This link has more information about the stationís history LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 21 May, 2006
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours  Coastal 
Jetty   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 478 900 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:44.1792N 5:42.3358W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 473 910
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Whitehead  Jetty  Cloghan Point Jetty  Oil Jetty 

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