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Old Lorry-Mounted Crane
The Invergordon Archive
Old Lorry-Mounted Crane

This old vehicle was at the Port's Service Base recently. The sticker on the side says 'Caledonian' and the registration number 162 HVD suggests that it was registered in the early 1960s.
Does anyone know the history of this vehicle?
Picture added on 14 December 2004
Comments:
Hi, this is J.P. Knight's crane. It has been here for years.
Added by Anon on 15 December 2004
The vehicle was known as a Hydrocon, the Caledonian refers to Caledonian Towage.
Added by Ronald Stewart on 25 April 2006
This crane still works today but is now owned by Davie Woods of Rosskeen Engineering. The whole town hopes he can one day donate it to the local museum.
Added by Jimmy Smith on 30 May 2006
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