National Geographic : 1935 Nov
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE BELFAST WAS THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE ILL-FATED TITANIC AND MANY OTHER FAMOUS BRITISH SHIPS The screech of electric cranes and gantries, straining as they hoist tons of steel, and the staccato rat-tat-tat of trip hammers resound even in this Victoria Park retreat. Shipyards in Belfast are among the largest in the world. © National Geographic Society r lnay rnotograpns oy liernard P. Kogers, Jr. THEY CYCLED 20 MILES FROM BELFAST TO DRINK THEIR TEA BESIDE TIIE IRISH SEA Donaghadee, nearby, is Ireland's closest port to Great Britain. Across the channel lies Scotland's Portpatrick, from whence embarked early pirates to harry the Irish coast.