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Gantry crane in operation above Northbank

Gantry crane in operation above Northbank

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Gantry crane in operation above the cargo ship ‘Northbank’ at the shipyard of William Doxford & Sons, Sunderland, 13 December 1956 (TWAM ref. DS.DOX/4/PH/1/819/1/15)..This album documents the construction of the cargo ship ‘Northbank’ by the famous shipbuilding firm William Doxford & Sons at its Pallion yard, Sunderland. Most of these images are progress photographs, taken a week apart between September 1956 and January 1957 from approximately the same spot. They give a fascinating insight into how the vessel was built...(Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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1956 - 1957
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