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Title: Rise and fall of Malta s Armstrong Mitchell 160-ton hydraulic crane
Authors: Cassar, Michael
Keywords: Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History
Hydraulic engineering -- Malta
Cranes, derricks, etc. -- Malta -- History
Naval architecture -- Malta
Malta -- History -- British occupation, 1800-1964
French Creek (Cottonera, Malta)
Issue Date: 2016-06-05
Publisher: Allied Newspapers Limited
Citation: Cassar, M. (2016, June 5). Rise and fall of Malta s Armstrong Mitchell 160-ton hydraulic cranes, Sunday Times of Malta, pp. 34.
Abstract: This article is the sequel of the article 'Servicing the big guns of the Royal Navy in Malta and the invention of the Armstrong Mitchell,' by Michael Cassar, published in the Times of Malta on the January 24 2016. In this article, Michael Cassar focuses on the Armstrong Mitchell 160-ton fixed hydraulic crane built for the Malta Dockyard. The crane was built in 1883 and is first shown in images of the launching of HMS Melita on March 20, 1888. Then, it had to be demolished in 1965-1966.
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