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old floating steam crane
Ships and Harbours
No: 882   Contributor: Paul Mara   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: New Zealand
old floating steam crane

This is an old floating steam crane, at the maritime museum at Auckland NZ.
I will be back there soon so will find out her name and age if possible.
Picture added on 20 January 2007
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A Kiwi friend of mine said she is Steam Crane RAPAKI, Built in Scotland by Fleming & Ferguson cost of 42, 000 pound.she was delivered 9th April 1925.She was retired from service in 1988, purchased by NZNMM 1993. Lifting capacity 80ton @ 50 ft radius, Steve said he had used the services of this crane and at the time thinks the SWL was 70ton. Will have more info and photos when we return from NZ.

Added by Paul Mara on 21 January 2007.
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