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Samson and Goliath, Belfast: 5 reviews and 15 photos

  Samson and Goliath, Belfast
by stevezero

Belfast was once home to a mighty shopbuilding industry including the yards of Harland & Wolff, where Titanic was built. Alas shios are no longer built and there is no work for the two enormous cranes known locally as Samson and Goliath .
They were commissioned as part of a massive shipyard expansion in the late 60s and can lift 840 odd tons each. They are also a well known landmark and visible from much of Belfast, being over 100m tall and painted bright yellow.
It is to be hoped that they will be preseved - any one know of a cheap soource of banana coloured paint?

Address: Docks Area

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  • Written Feb 18, 2006
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