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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom — Northwestern Europe (the British Isles)
 

On Board SS Nomadic

 
 
On Board SS Nomadic Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
1. On Board SS Nomadic Marker
Inscription.  

Built on Queen's Island as a tender ship for the White Star Line, SS Nomadic is most famous for the part she played in the Titanic story.

Based in Cherbourg, France, Nomadic transferred passengers from the quayside to enormous passenger liners waiting outside the harbour, including Titanic when she called to the port before her catastrophic maiden voyage.

This was only the beginning of Nomadic's extraordinary career. You can find out more about her remarkable one-hundred-year story on board.

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Nomadic's rigging plan was drawn at Harland and Wolff's drawing office
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 54° 36.392′ N, 5° 54.672′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Marker is on Queens Road, on the left when traveling north. Part of the Titanic Belfast complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hamilton Dock, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT3 9DT, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hamilton Dock: Refurbishment and Restoration (here, next to this marker); The Dockside: A Hive of Activity

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(here, next to this marker); Bigger Ships and Bigger Docks (a few steps from this marker); Keel Blocks (a few steps from this marker); 1908 Harland and Wolff Shipyard (a few steps from this marker); First Port: Views of Belfast (a few steps from this marker); Features of the Dock (a few steps from this marker); Operating the [Hamilton] Dock (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
 
Also see . . .  All Aboard the SS Nomadic Belfast. (Submitted on June 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
On Board SS Nomadic Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
2. On Board SS Nomadic Marker
SS <i>Nomadic</i> in the Hamilton Graving Dock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
3. SS Nomadic in the Hamilton Graving Dock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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