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Meet Maraí 401- The Irish Sea Farer

Maraí: Irish Sea Farer From the shipyards, to the linen mills, Belfast is rich in a legacy of craft, innovation and an intangible grit in the air. The iconic Samson & Goliath cranes dominate the city’s skyline as a symbol of strength and industrial triumph.  Belfast's legendary shipyard, Harland and Wolff, is renowned for its mighty yellow gantry cranes, but is perhaps most famous for its 401st ship, the RMS Titanic as well as her passenger ferry... the SS Nomadic.  Originally designed by Thomas Andrews, exactly one quarter of the size of her famous friend, the SS Nomadic is now the last remaining White Star Line ship in the world. The Nomadic has a colourful and adventurous history. After a lifetime ferrying passengers to the...

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