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Scotland's Rig Yards

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1975

Jacket skidded onto barge From the design this looks like a very early jacket - anyone know which one?
72 wheel Trailer Highland two Section. Nigg 1975
Big Boys LEGO Chevron Jacket Nigg c1975 Early days sorting out the sections.
More Sections Early days Chevron Jacket Nigg c1975
Chevron Jacket Sections Nigg c1975 Must have been a Sunday not a soul in sight.
Rigging Big Clyde/Big Wolf I was amazed when they had to use a "Cherry Picker" to lift the slings on to the hook of Big Wol...
One up One to go. Fitting one of the floatation tanks. Highland two Nigg 1994.
Flooding the Dock Highland two. 1975/76? This must be for Highland two, you can see the repaired damage to the dock banks ...
Floating. Highland two, 1975/6 It was an eerie feeling seeing all that steel floatin...
Crane line up. Nigg 1975/76 Think it was for the open day for Highland two. (Two cruise ships at the Hotel jetty)
Pile outside the pipe mill Pile for Highland two ready to go down the dock. Piles are tubular 'nails', hammered into the seabe...
Work break A welder taking a break inside the end of a leg section, high above the yard. In later years that wo...

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