J3676 : The "Borgny Dolphin", Belfast (January 2015)

taken 5 years ago, near to Queens Island, Ballymacarret, Whitehouse, Greencastle and Sydenham, Northern Ireland

The "Borgny Dolphin", Belfast (January 2015)
The "Borgny Dolphin", Belfast (January 2015)
See J3676 : Two oil rigs, Harland & Wolff, Belfast - January 2015(1). Following the move of the “Byford Dolphin” J3575 : The "Byford Dolphin", Harland & Wolff, Belfast - January 2015(2) to the building dock, the oil rig “Borgny Dolphin” is now the sole occupant of the Ship Repair Quay. This view is from Victoria Park.
The 'Borgny Dolphin' at Belfast
Images of the offshore drilling rig 'Borgny Dolphin' LinkExternal link which was towed into Belfast on Sunday August 31st 2014 and taken to the Ship Repair Quay, part of the facilities operated by Harland and Wolff. Here it sat until Saturday 8th October 2016 when it was towed out of the harbour and taken to Aliaga, Turkey, to be scrapped.
The rig was built in Finland and launched in 1977. It was 108.2m in length by 67.4m wide and could operate in water up to a depth of 533m, drilling to 7600m.
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Date Taken
Monday, 19 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Industry  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oil Rig 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 360 765 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.1131N 5:53.7053W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 368 755
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Harbour  Belfast Harbour  Oil Rig  Harland & Wolff  Ship Repair Quay 

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