Category:Titan (ship, 1941)

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The floating crane is a German built crane ship, built in 1941, serving the Long Beach Naval Shipyard from 1946 to 1994 with the name: "Herman the German" YD-171. It was then sold to the Panama Canal Administration. Renamed: TITAN The luffing type crane has a lifting capacity of 350 t from the two main hooks at the ends of the jib booms. The tip of the main boom towers 114 m above water level. In preparation of closing down the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, the crane was sold to the Panama Canal, where it will be used for maintenance work on the canal and its lock doors, etc. Before the crane was moved to Panama, it was completely refurbished. Transportation by SeaTeam Heavy Lift of Oslo, Norway, and on 19 May 1996, the Sea Swan loaded the Titan crane by means of the float-on method. The heavy-lift ship departed Long Beach on 22 May. After an uneventful voyage, the ship arrived in Panama on 31 May 1996.

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