Dock Street, Belfast

Dock Street in North Belfast lies off Pilot Street in Belfast's old Sailortown District. This area is near where the US Army first landed in January 1942.

Dock Street


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Dock Street in 1943

The following information is taken from the 1943 Belfast Street Directory.

Number First Name(s) Last Name Occupation
1 S Livingston Spirit Merchant
1a-3a Vacant
5 T Allen Hairdresser
5a Mrs Wade
7-9 Miss A Higgins Publican
11-19 Vacant
21 Occupied
23 McMahon
25 McDermott
33 1/2 Edward McArdle
35 Bryson
37 J Lundy Docker
39 Gerard McAllister
41 John Walls
43-45 Sawers Ice Stores
47 Mrs Margaret Moane
49 Catholic Seamen's Institute
51-53 Vacant
55 James M Maguire Publican
57-59 Side Door
61 J O'Rourke Publican
63a Patrick Reilly Bottle Store
65 The American Bar
2 Occupied
4 WJ Lowry Electrician
6 Walsh Tobacconist
8 Occupied Frederick
10 Frederick Steen Foreman
12-14 Vacant
16 George Breen Iona Hotel
18 Vacant
20 James Heatley Boiler Scaler
22 Mrs Sarah Reid
24 E Heatley Boiler Scaler
26 Mrs Jeannie Gray
28 Mrs Marley
30 Edward Larkham Labourer
32 Thomas McAnally
34 Samuel Brown
36 Patrick Quinn Fireman
38-40 John McLarnon Blacksmith
42 Charles McSorley
44 William Braniff
46-48 Vacant

Places of Interest

The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the area's Second World War heritage.

Map showing The American Bar, Dock Street, Belfast

The American Bar, Dock Street, Belfast

65 Dock Street, Belfast

The American Bar in Belfast's Sailortown did not gain it's name when the US Army set foot on the nearby Dufferin dock in 1942. This American is much older.


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