Floating crane “TITAN”, assisting in construction of another crane. “TITAN” was built in Britain during World War I and assembled at Cockatoo Island in 1918-19. Painters and Dockers were the crew and dogmen working with pilot (when crane was towed by tugs), electrician, crane driver and fireman. Lifting capacity was 150 tons.
My Union Right or Wrong.
A history of the Ship Painters and Dockers Union 1900-1932
By Issy Wyner