Shipshape Northern Ireland brings together traditional skills, services and facilities across Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone. It acts as a focal point connecting vessels, projects, organisations and specialists including: HMS Caroline and ss Nomadic in Belfast; the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum; the Donaghadee Heritage Preservation Company and a range of other craft from the National Register of Historic Vessels.

Image T. Nielsen Shipyard, Gloucester Docks, by James Dodds


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Image New Pilot Cutters, Gweek, by James Dodds

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Image Keel Boats and Cobles, Staithes, Yorkshire, by James Dodds

Vessels in Northern Ireland

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Image Last Ships, Cook’s, Wivenhoe, by James Dodds

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