J3576 : Ship's lifeboat recovery, Belfast harbour (March 2019)

taken 7 months ago, near to Queens Island, Cliftonville, Skegoneill, Ballymacarret and Greencastle, Northern Ireland

Ship's lifeboat recovery, Belfast harbour (March 2019)
Ship's lifeboat recovery, Belfast harbour (March 2019)
Recovery of the free-fall lifeboat, from the bulk carrier “Bulgaria” (2010/189 metres/37,852 dwt) J3575 : The "Bulgaria", Belfast (February 2018), after a launching exercise in the Victoria Channel. The davit has a safe working load (SWL) of seven tonnes. Note the hill snow (bottom right).
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
Saturday, 9 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Saturday, 9 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Air, Sky, Weather  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast  Stormont Wharf  Victoria Channel 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 353 761 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.9199N 5:54.3748W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 354 759
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Belfast Harbour  Ship  Bulk Carrier  Boat  Lifeboat  Ships Lifeboat  Crane  Davit  Snow 

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