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Giant Forklift at Ardersier When I first arrived at the yard as a 20 year old, everything seemed huge, but this was the thing wh...
Ninian Central Construction My dad worked at Kishorn during the construction of Ninian Central around 1978.
Nigg Graving Dock Shown as the sluices are opened, flooding the dock for the floatout of Highland Two, one of the jack...
Jacket at Ardersier - c1983 I think this was a Marathon jacket for the Brae field. The picture was taken from the TLP deck which...
Lampson crane by the TLP deck - c1983 Ardersier had two huge Lampson cranes if I remember correctly. I think they could lift 1500 tonnes e...
Ninian Central Construction The scale can be judged by the stairway and lift track at the front.
Elf Elgin Elf Elgin Franklin in Nigg graving dock.
Elf elgin float out American Sky horse crane at the east side of Nigg Dock
Any ideas? Nigg yard - jacket being moved, not sure of year.
Jacket skidded onto barge From the design this looks like a very early jacket - anyone know which one?
Lampson transi lift Lampson sitting at Nigg just before she was shipped of to the far east

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