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Ninian Central

At around 750,000 tons, the Ninian Central was the largest object ever moved by man when floated out from Loch Kishorn.
Ninian Central Construction My dad worked at Kishorn during the construction of Ninian Central around 1978.
Ninian Central Construction The scale can be judged by the stairway and lift track at the front.
Ninian Central Construction - 4 Ninian Central nearing competition. Like an iceberg, most of the structure is under water.
Ninian Central, Kishorn Yard. My dad god bless him, worked there and, took this picture, not sure of year? He worked logistics. Ma...
Ninian Central from above Showing the area we were working on about 1978
Ninian Central in build at Kishorn My brother and I worked on this rig in 1975 onwards, we were both welders for a company called Fergu...

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