Sailings from Belfast to Britain

For anybody that is willing to share historical information on the BELFAST area LOCATED IN Co. Antrim or Co. Downobtained from offical sources as books, PRONI or newspapers, street Directories or local knowledge. If need be I will start separate Belfast City area forums
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Christopher

Sailings from Belfast to Britain

Post by Christopher » 11 Jan 2009, 02:56

The website of the Fleetwood Maritime Heritage Trust states that there was a regular service between Belfast and Fleetwood from 1843 until 28th April 1928 when the service
was moved to Heysham.http://www.marine-heritage.connectfree. ... lfast.html

James and George Burns had a six day a week service between Glasgow and Belfast running by 1849 with no Sunday sailings. http://www.theglasgowstory.com/image.php?inum=TGSE00228

A good trade began to be developed between Barrow and the north of Ireland from 1867 onwards http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook ... t_1901.htm

The Belfast and Country Down Railway operated steamers from Belfast to Larne between 1893 to 1918. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belfast_an ... wn_Railway

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