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ASEA crane loading containers on to the Moreton Bay, with the lighter Vindictive in the foreground.

ASEA crane loading containers on to the Moreton Bay, with the lighter Vindictive in the foreground.
ASEA crane loading containers on to the Moreton Bay, with the lighter Vindictive in the foreground.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4150
Description: A striking image, showing the way cargo handling has changed. In the background, the huge 45-tonne ASEA crane is loading containers directly on to the container ship. In the foreground, a lighter - used for moving goods around more traditional docks - seems very small in comparison.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 29th Oct 1971
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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