J5082 : Pilot Boat 'PB3' off Bangor

taken 6 years ago, 3 km from Bangor, Northern Ireland

Pilot Boat 'PB3' off Bangor
Pilot Boat 'PB3' off Bangor
Due to severe weather conditions in Belfast Lough from the 22nd-24th March 2013, particularly gale force easterly winds, a large number of ships were unable to dock and sought shelter off Bangor. A further consequence was that the Belfast harbour pilots were forced to use Bangor as a base for boarding Belfast bound vessels. Here the pilot boat 'PB3' LinkExternal link is returning to Bangor after landing a pilot onboard the 'Fri Brevik' J5082 : Ships off Bangor. The Eisenhower Pier is on the left.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 March, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Business, Retail, Services  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast Lough  Bangor  Bangor Bay  Bangor Harbour 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 502 824 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:40.0656N 5:40.3542W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 505 822
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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PB3  Pilot Boats  Belfast Harbour Pilot Boat  Bangor  Bangor (Co Down)  Bangor Bay  Eisenhower Pier  Bangor Harbour 

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