SD3448 : Disused Landing Stages, ABP Fleetwood Ferry Terminal

taken 17 days ago, near to Fleetwood, Lancashire, Great Britain

Disused Landing Stages, ABP Fleetwood Ferry Terminal
Disused Landing Stages, ABP Fleetwood Ferry Terminal
A popular service of ferries from Fleetwood operated from early Victorian Times; pleasure and commercial sailings to the Douglas on the Isle of Man and to Larne in Northern Ireland started with the Steamers, as long ago as the 1860s.

The last regular ferry to the Isle of Man sailed in 1961, although there were sporadic journeys after that date, up to the closure of the terminal. The container port facility on Dock Street was created in 1973 to provide a container service for goods to Larne in Northern Ireland, later becoming a roll-on-roll-off service in 1975. P&O continued to operate a twice-daily service until the route was bought by Stena Line in 2004.

Fleetwood Ferry Port and passenger terminal is owned and operated by ABP and has been closed since the end of 2010 when the Stena Line service to Northern Ireland was withdrawn and the container port now stands empty and disused.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 February, 2020   (more nearby)
Friday, 7 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
River (from Tags)
River Wyre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 341 480 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:55.4737N 3:0.2272W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 341 481
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Estuary  Jetty  Sand  Crane  Dock  Landing Stage  Ferry Terminal  Ferry Port  ABP  Associated British Ports 

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