Close Up of One of the Legs of the Gantry Crane

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  • Michael Hymer on July 20, 2020, 8:24 a.m.

    Whessoe Heavy Engineering Limited
    Dock Point Facility
    Scotts Road, Middlesbrough.
    The Gantry Crane named Goliath served the construction of the Conoco oil platform that was built around 1978 when I served the company as a draughtsman. An old drawing of Goliath drawn up on 20th November 1975 shows the 100/10 Ton Monobox Crane Clearance Diagram, the name WHESSOE was added to the side from the 18th July 1978 recorded in the revision box.
    The Crane stood proudly and well maintained with the 7ft high lettering of Whessoe painted in white on a blue background.

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