Save the Thompson Dock and Pump House

We, the undersigned, are appalled by the state of the Thompson Dock and Pump House and strongly recommend to you, as the trustees of these Titanic Heritage sites, that they are repaired and maintained until such times as the appropriate plans are approved.

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We are people who are interested in the Titanic Heritage and wish to see future generations being able to remember where the ship was constructed.

Links

The Lagan Boat Company http://www.laganlegacy.com/ThompsonDockpumphousepreservationcampaign.htm See photographs of the State of the Thompson Dock and Pump House http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/titanic401/Thompson.html

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    Jean-Marc Verhast, Belgium

    6 years ago Comments: Yes, indeed al the remaining footprints of the shipbuilding at Belfast in particular the link with the great ships build beginning 1900 should be preserved as an all time rememberence of the hard conditions in which the workers in those days had to work and also of course as a tribute to the lost souls of the Titanic.
    Country: BE
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    Pat Steen, United Kingdom

    6 years ago Comments: I visited this site in 2007 and was very depressed by the dilapidated condition of both the pumping house and the graving dock. My particular interest in this site is that they were named after my great great grandfather Robert Thompson who was a member of the Harbour Commissioners from 1893 and chairman from 1907 until his death in 1918. It was the great foresight of the Harbour Commissioners who in building the Thompson Dock gave Belfast a facility to permit the building of the Titanic and many other great ships and which remained in use for some 90 years.
    Country: GB
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    darren boyd, United Kingdom

    7 years ago Comments: we need to save our hisory in belfast and for the rest of the world to visit something other than murals depicting 30 years of conflict but what we could achive when we worked together.
    Country: GB
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