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2 edition of short history of the port of Belfast. found in the catalog.

short history of the port of Belfast.

David John Owen

short history of the port of Belfast.

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Published by Mayne, Boyd in Belfast .
Written in English

  • Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- Harbor

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA995 B5 O9
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14107810M

    Belfast is now a port to attract many, with its incredible new Titanic Belfast to showcase its wonderful shipbuilding history. Cruise ships berth within the historic city harbour, and a short taxi.

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It is on the flood plain of the River Lagan. By population, Belfast is the 17th largest city in the United Kingdom and the second largest on the island of : Carnegie Publishing. An illustrated history of the port of Belfast complete with folding maps.

This first edition includes a full colour frontispiece and monochrome plates as well as four folding maps and plans. This is a well produced history of the port from the 17th century to the date of publication by the then secretary to the Belfast Harbour Commissioners.

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A Short History of the Port of Belfast. Mayne- Boyd &Son, Limited: Belfast. This is a well produced history of the port from the 17th century to the date of publication by the then secretary to the Belfast Harbour Commissioners.

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