The two Krupp-Ardelt luffing cranes under construction at No.2 Products Berth, Port Kembla steelworks, Australia during 1971. The main jibs have yet to be fitted and lie on the wharf. I can remember as a kid walking under these with a friend. These cranes were removed in 2005.
"No ships today". Taken at Port Kembla steelworks 2004. Looking west into Inner Harbour you can see No.2 Products Berth with ship. The two luffing cranes erected in 1971 are now gone. Mount Keira in the distance.
BHP bulk carrier IRON SIRIUS on her first visit to Port Kembla, Australia in 1973 with tug KEIRA in attendance. "The fleet giant's speed of 15.5 knots (fully loaded) is produced by a diesel engine of 10 cylinders (23,000 bhp at 122 rpm). The new name commemorates HMS Sirius which was wrecked in
BHP ore carrier IRON CLIPPER at Port Kembla, Australia circa 1964. 40,352 dwt. Built 1961 by Mitsubishi Zosen, Nagasaki (yard no 1556) as Naess Clipper for Anglo-Pacific Shipping Co. Ltd., Bermuda (Naess Denholm & Co. Ltd., London). In November 1964 chartered by BHP and renamed Iron Clipper. Was
IRON ENDEAVOUR arriving at Port Kembla steelworks, Australia on her maiden voyage April 1969. Pilot returning to berth.
Bulk ore carrier IRON ENDEAVOUR, built 1969 by J. L. Thompson and Sons, Sunderland, U.K. yard no. 724 for Nile Steamship Co. Ltd (J and J Denholm Ltd.). Registered Newcastle, U.K.
In this photo taken at Port Kembla, Australia in 1967 can be seen the "BROHOLM" and a USSCO older "slow green" (to left of picture)of the KAITOKE class.
This link is about the BROHOLM
BHP bulker Iron Endeavour after completing discharge at Port Kembla Steelworks raw products berth. View from starboard bridge wing. Dec, 1980. I was invited aboard to have a look, and a company man took this photo for me. Had it been raining iron ore that day?