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Prince's Dock

Glasgow City Archives, Clyde Navigation Trust

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Prince's Dock

Prince's Dock looking east c 1890s, showing 130-ton steam crane in use fitting out a steamship at the west quay.

The crane was built by Cowans, Sheldon & Co and erected on a masonry base on the west quay in 1895, to install engines and boilers manufactured in local workshops. It was rebuilt in 1920 and dismantled in 1970.

Reference: T-CN 19-124

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Cowans, Sheldon & Co, fitting-out basins, Prince's Dock, steam cranes, steamships

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