A sudo high dynamic range image of the cement carrier, Goliath. Loading cement at DP1W, Devonport, Australia for Melbourne, Australia some 450km away.
Vessel type: Cement Carrier
Gross tonnage: 11,754 tons
Summer DWT: 15,539 tons
Length: 143 m
Beam: 24 m
Draught: 8.5 m
The Aircraft Carrier Alliance crane Goliath still sitting on the deck of the Zhen Hua 13 but the first of the cross members is being erected on top of the jacking towers today. I would suspect that there could be the possibility of a big alignment problem at the height they are and sitting on the f
The slender crawler crane sitting on the edge of the main basin in Rosyth is being used to erect the upper sections of the jacking frames on the deck of the Zhen Hua 13. They will lift the gantry to a height where the lower legs can be fitted below it. Three WWII barrage balloon anchorages can be s
Not quite a Royal Navy ship but thought it may be of most interest on this gallery.
Seen at the end of 16000 mile voyage from China to Rosyth where the biggest crane in the U.K. will be used to build the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.
Photo taken from Orion in 1952 not sure what port the following black & white photo's all have been taken by the late Derick Burt the negitives have been scanned and these are the results, no names of places or ports.