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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
 

Nomadic in Hamilton Dock

 
 
Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
1. Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker
Inscription.  

Turn and listen...
Find out about the dockside scene.
Just a few turns of the handle will
play the track.

Hamilton Dock
It's 1911 - Nomadic is being floated out
of Hamilton Dock following her fit our.

1 Titanic in Arrol Gantry
2 Dock entrance
3 Pump House
4 Abercorn Basin
5 Bollards
6 Caisson
7 Capstan
8 Crane on rails
9 Deputy Harbour Master's office
10 Harland and Wolff's offices

[Photo caption reads]
Left
Hamilton Dock, c.1902
[showing Caisson]
[Yellow inset caption reads]
The caisson gate sunk into position.

[Dock Workers photo caption reads]
1
Hamilton Dock
2 RMS Titanic
[Yellow inset caption reads]
It is likely that Nomadic was fitted out
in Hamilton Dock, as this photograph
shows she was moored in Abercorn
Basin for a time in early 1911.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location.

Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker Scene image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
2. Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker Scene
54° 36.385′ N, 5° 54.686′ 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. Operating the [Hamilton] Dock (here, next to this marker); Features of the Dock (here, next to this marker); Hamilton Dock Stone Construction (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Hamilton Dock Stone Construction (a few steps from this marker); Keel Blocks (a few steps from this marker); Building the Dock 1864-1867 / Hamilton Dock (a few steps from this marker); Building the Dock 1864-1867 / Belfast's Industrial Growth (a few steps from this marker); Bigger Ships and Bigger Docks (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.)
 
Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker Photo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
3. Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker Photo
Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker Photo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2019
4. Nomadic in Hamilton Dock Marker Photo
SS <i>Nomadic</i> in the Hamilton Graving Dock image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. 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 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 13, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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