New Floating Crane at Harland & Wolff Shipyard, Belfast

This crane was designed in 1910 at Deutsche Maschinenfabrik AG or Demag in Berlin. It was, at the time, the world's largest floating crane; cost Harland & Wolff £30,000, weighed 200 tons and could lift 250 tons at a time.

 

It was used in the fitting out of the Titanic. See it in action.

 

Date: Sometime in 1911

 

NLI Ref.: EAS_0526

 

 

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Taken sometime in 1911