New Crane and other stuff

The former OGN yard is now Smulders Projects. The have installed a 3200 – tonne capacity, Sarens crane and will also install a new gantry crane. The structure on its side will take the yellow towers, 12 of which are on site and visible below the crane.

The wind turbine bases  in the Wallsend dry dock are nearing completion.

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Ships that pass in the day

Tanker Stolt Inspiration out of A & P, outbound crossing inbound asymmetric cargo boat, Northern Rock as it gantry moves from stern to bow.

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Lifeboat rescue C1861

Oil painting of a sea rescue in South Shields Museum

The story of the unsinkable lifeboat

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Rough and sunny

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A sunny afternoon

A half-hour’s efforts. Fraser Flyer, Sea Installer, more ‘little boxes’, ‘now we are four’ and a new ‘thingy’ at Swans’s.

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More yellow things

Tug En Avant 10 with barge Roro4 inbound to Hadrian Yard

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Lord Nelson

Jubilee Sail Training vessel inbound for Newcastle Quay

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