Owner: Manchester Ship Canal Co.
Area: Manchester Ship Canal (UK).
HULL Floating crane
Built 1937 by N.V. Werf Gusto at Schiedam, Netherlands.
LOA: 147', Beam: 44' 3", Draft: 6' 6", Displacement: 600 gross tons.
Steel
No.716. Non self moving, minimum height 69'.
ENGINE Twin.
Built 1937 by Ashworth & Parker Ltd. at Bury.
For electric drive to crane, one 75 KW, one 40 KW. Plus: two small
Ashworth & Parker engines on dynamo & air compressor; Various pumps
by Drysdale, G. & J. Weir and Hayward Tyler; Warping drums and deck
winches by Clarke Chapman.
BOILER RT Scotch.
Built 1937 by Lilybank Boiler Works at Glasgow.
Fuel: coal.
PROP 
HISTORY New to owners, steamed regularly.
M.S.C 250 ton crane
In the meantime here is a clip of the crane being towed by three of the V'Class Tugs on the Manchester Ship Canal in 1994.
250 Ton Crane 2013
250 Ton Crane 2013
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Some of the Deck Units/ Fittings have been made
Below We have the  the toilet block and the warping drum room (winch room)
Unfortunately this project has been put on Permanent Hold, however it is hoped that some of the fittings will be used on other models.