Owner: Manchester Ship Canal Co.
Area: Manchester Ship Canal (UK).
HULL Floating crane
Built 1937 by N.V. Werf Gusto at Schiedam, Netherlands.
LOA: 147', Beam: 44' 3", Draft: 6' 6", Displacement: 600 gross tons.
No.716. Non self moving, minimum height 69'.
Built 1937 by Ashworth & Parker Ltd. at Bury.
For electric drive to crane, one 75 KW, one 40 KW. Plus: two small
Ashworth & Parker engines on dynamo & air compressor; Various pumps
by Drysdale, G. & J. Weir and Hayward Tyler; Warping drums and deck
winches by Clarke Chapman.
BOILER RT Scotch.
Built 1937 by Lilybank Boiler Works at Glasgow.
HISTORY New to owners, steamed regularly.