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Dry Dock Collection

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Red Lion Wharf JLP01_01_063_61

Red Lion Wharf JLP01_01_063_61
Red Lion Wharf, Northfleet, Gravesend, Gravesham, Kent. Laing workers preparing the dry dock at Red Lion Wharf, Gravesend

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Platform substructure JLP01_11_38577_06

Platform substructure JLP01_11_38577_06
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the Ravenspurn North concrete gravity substructure, seen during the float out from Graythorp, with tugs towing the structure into the Seaton Channel

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Erecting a crane JLP01_10_01067

Erecting a crane JLP01_10_01067
Graythorp, Hartlepool. The foundation tub for a second 509 Revolver crane being lifted on to a gantry at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Chatham Historic Dockyard 33970_044

Chatham Historic Dockyard 33970_044
HMS Gannet, HMS Ocelot and HMS Cavalier in dry dock at Chatham Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, 2020

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Naming ceremony JLP01_09_761278

Naming ceremony JLP01_09_761278
Graythorp, Hartlepool. The naming ceremony of the oil platform Thistle A being carried out by J Potts, an apprentice draughtswoman at Graythorp

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Naming ceremony JLP01_09_752240

Naming ceremony JLP01_09_752240
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A young woman carrying out the naming ceremony for the oil platform Graythorp II. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Oil rig leaving dry dock JLP01_08_099183

Oil rig leaving dry dock JLP01_08_099183
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of tug boats towing the oil platform Graythorp I away from the dry dock basin at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Floating off JLP01_08_099168

Floating off JLP01_08_099168
Graythorp, Hartlepool. An aerial view of Graythorp I floating in the flooded basin of the dry dock at Graythorp, with the dock gates removed prior to the launch of the oil platform

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Removing the gates JLP01_08_099166

Removing the gates JLP01_08_099166
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the gates of the dry dock at Graythorp being removed by three tugs, prior to the launch of Graythorp I

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Floating off JLP01_08_099155

Floating off JLP01_08_099155
Graythorp, Hartlepool. An aerial view of the oil platform Graythorp I floating in the flooded basin of the dry dock at Graythorp

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Floating off JLP01_08_099152

Floating off JLP01_08_099152
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the oil platform Graythorp I floating in the flooded basin of the dry dock at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Oil rig in dry dock JLP01_08_099151

Oil rig in dry dock JLP01_08_099151
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the oil platform Graythorp I lying in the dry dock at Graythorp during the flooding of the basin

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Opening the flood gates JLP01_08_099148

Opening the flood gates JLP01_08_099148
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the dry dock at Graythorp during the flooding of the basin, with a team of people watching from the dock gates above

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Oil rig in dry dock JLP01_08_098940

Oil rig in dry dock JLP01_08_098940
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A bird s-eye view of the oil platform Graythorp I lying on its side in the dry dock basin at Graythorp

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_096485

Cranes JLP01_08_096485
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the construction of an oil platform at Graythorp, showing cranes around the emerging structure

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_096482

Cranes JLP01_08_096482
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the construction of an oil platform at Graythorp, showing cranes around the emerging structure

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_093455A

Cranes JLP01_08_093455A
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of cranes in operation at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_093454

Cranes JLP01_08_093454
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of cranes in operation at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Cranes JLP01_08_093437

Cranes JLP01_08_093437
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of a crane lift taking place at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication yard

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188E

Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188E
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view over the basin at Graythorp, showing in situ fabrication being carried out on the flotation tanks for an oil platform

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188D

Graythorp basin JLP01_08_093188D
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view over the basin at Graythorp, showing in situ fabrication being carried out on the flotation tanks for an oil platform

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Surveying and a flotation tank JLP01_08_092770

Surveying and a flotation tank JLP01_08_092770
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A flotation tank for an oil platform lying in the dry dock at Graythorp and a man carrying out surveying in the foreground

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Preparing the dry dock JLP01_08_092044

Preparing the dry dock JLP01_08_092044
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of progress on preparing Graythorp for the construction of North Sea oil platforms, showing cranes at work in the dry dock

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Blyth Harbour 28908_027

Blyth Harbour 28908_027
Blyth Harbour, Northumberland, 2016. Dry docks. NZ3181

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Canning Dock 28765_053

Canning Dock 28765_053
Canning Dock and the Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool, 2015

Background imageDry Dock Collection: West Float 28764_073

West Float 28764_073
West Float, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside. A ship in dock, 2015. SJ3090

Background imageDry Dock Collection: Neptune Energy Park Walker DP174618

Neptune Energy Park Walker DP174618
Neptune Energy Park, Neptune Historic Dry Dock, Shepherd Offshore Ltd, Fisher Street, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyneside


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