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|Demag was a German heavy equipment manufacturer. It started business in 1906 as a manufacturer of dock cranes, under the name Deutsche Maschinenfabrik AG, which was abbreviated to Demag. In 1973 Demag was taken over by the Mannesmann group, and since then the company has been broken up, with parts of the operations being sold being sold to different companies.|
|Famous Scottish ship breaking yard (located on the Firth of Forth close to the Rosyth Naval dockyard), the final destination for many "Grand Old Ladies" of British naval history, including amongst many, HMS Dreadnought (which set the standard for, and classified a generation of battleships), HMS Rodney (played a major role in the sinking of the Bismarck), RMS Olympic (sister of the Titanic), an...||03/29/2010||2,730|
|An Auxiliary repair dock is a type of vessel employed by the U.S. Navy, especially during World War II, when it commissioned 33 such vessels.||11/24/2009||1,077|
|The Finnieston Crane is a crane and landmark in Glasgow. Once the largest crane in Europe it is now disused but is retained as an symbol of the city's engineering heritage. |
The crane was commissioned in 1926 by the Clyde Navigation Trust, the operators of the port and dock facilities in Glasgow. It was built in 1931 by Cowans, Sheldon & Company of Carlisle and assembled at the S...
|Seawind Barclay Curle is a British shipbuilding company. The company was founded as Barclay Curle and Company, Limited at Whiteinch in GlasgowGlasgow in 1884.|
During the First World WarWorld War I the Barclay Curle yard built several Insect class gunboatInsect class gunboats for the Royal NavyRoyal Navy.
The company ceased building ships in its Glasgow yard in 1968...
|James Watt Dock is built on the Garvel estate. Construction began with the cutting of the first sod on the 1st of August 1879, with the foundation stone being laid on the 6th of August 1881. The official opening ceremony took place on the 5th August 1886.|
James Watt Dock was designed by Walter R Kinniple, and built by John Waddell. It was 2,000 feet long, 300 feet wide, and 32 ...
|The giant 150-ton cantilever fitting-out crane was erected around 1907 on the west side of the fitting-out basin of the Clydebank Shipyard. It was one of the first shipyard cranes to be designed and built by Sir William Arrol & Co and has been designated a B-listed structure by Historic Scotland, in recognition of its historical significance.||11/12/2009||558|
|The 1967 built pressure Dock of the Marinearsenals, a simulator for deep diving submarines, is considered unique in the world. Even Americans and Russians have nothing comparable.||11/11/2009||1,252|
|This building is located in Imari harbour in the Saga prefecture, in Japan. It used to be called Kawaminami shipyard, and was originally a glass factory which processes the raw material imported from the Middle East by boat.|
Around the time of the Japan/china war, it became the Kawaminami industrial corporation, and started to produce boats, and later ammunition. I don't have muc...
|The "Hercules" and "Ajax" were two 250-ton capacity floating cranes extensively used in the construction of the Panama Canal. These leviathans had the mightiest lift in the world at that time and were built in Duisburg, Germany during the pre WWI years specifically for handling the gates of the canal locks. Henry Schoellhorn was hired in 1912 to head the Electrical Department of the Mechanical...||09/20/2009||1,468|
|One of the four cranes that Adolf Hitler demand to made in 1941. These were the biggest cranes in the world during the World War II and they were tooked by the Allies (United States, UK and Russia) when the war ended, as war treasures. |
The "TITAN" crane was moved to California where she stayed 50 years, and then in 1999 the crane was brought to serve in the Panama Canal, and tod...
|STX shipyard in Rauma.||01/04/2009||619|
|STX Europe (formerly Aker Yards Oy)is an international shipbuilding group which aims to be the leading builder of cruise and offshore vessels. STX Finland Cruise Oy has three yards in Finland, situated in the cities of Turku, Helsinki and Rauma.|
|5 tugs pushing and pulling this waterbourne crane. ||12/06/2008||840|
The Volkswerft is a shipyard in the hanseatic city of Stralsund and was founded 1945. It is spezialized in container ships and supply vessels.
|Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). She was built in Amsterdam in 1628, and had 24 cast-iron cannons. Batavia was shipwrecked on her maiden voyage.|
This is the twentieth century replica of the ship .
Started building in 1985 and finished in 1995, The Batavia.
|Braunston Marina near Daventry, one of the largest on the Uk canal system||11/01/2007||590|
|A crane on a ship (craneship) with what looks like 4 different colored hooks.||05/10/2007||788|
|What seems to be a large floating crane, being towed by a tug boat and being shadowed by another boat (to the bottom left of placemark).||02/15/2007||731|
|A luxury yacht shipyard, owned by Sunseeker, in Poole, England.||01/15/2007||635|
|While looking for naval boats in Netherlands, I came across this shipyard. Sadly, it's censored.|
It's kinda cool though if you look at the contrast of censoring of that boat just entering the harbour and the surrounding water.
|A floating crane in Anchorage (Alaska)||06/08/2006||624|
|Here many of the gigantic, famous cruise ships are build. When a ship is done it's allways a big show.||03/27/2006||1,021|
|The famous shipyard in Gdansk where Lech Walesa 1980 started his Solidarnosch revolution against the polish regime and the eastblock. It all ended 1989 when the Berlin wall fell.||02/12/2006||692|
|Construction of the Changxing Shipbuilding Base on Shanghai's Changxing Island, which is expected to eventually become the world's largest shipyard, has begun. This is a major step forward in China's pursuit to become the world's leading ship builder. In the first phase of the US$3.6 billion project, the Jiangnan Shipyard Corp, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) is movi...||02/08/2006||690|