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Site workers at Laing Offshore

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Site workers at Laing Offshore, Graythorp, Hartlepool in the 1970s. In 1978 two American Hoist Revolver 509 cranes were sold and removed from the site by ship/barge; one went to Rotterdam to be installed on on a floating crane barge which then went to the Gulf of Mexico. The steel structures which the cranes sat on remained at the Laing site.


HHT+N 800

Left to right

  1. Ray Willis (Laing Plant)
  2. Unknown (local welder/burner)
  3. Unknown (local welder/burner)
  4. Martin Gibson (Laing Plant)
  5. Paul Gibbs (Laing Plant)
  6. David Bowman (Laing Plant)
  7. Tim Relean (Laing Plant Manager)
  8. Clive - (Sparrow's Crane Hire, Bath)
  9. Ian - (local welder/burner)
  10. George Pinter (American Hoist)

Donor : Hartlepool Library Service


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