Harland and Wolff Shipyard, Island Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim

The famous Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast is known for its iconic cranes Samson and Goliath. During World War Two it was a vital shipbuilding firm.

Harland and Wolff

Island Street


Co. Antrim


United Kingdom

The Docks Raid

Luftwaffe bombs fell on the Harland and Wolff Shipyard during the Belfast Blitz. The incendiary and high-explosive devices caused severe damage on 7th-8th April 1941 during The Docks Raid.

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