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|151||Inclining experiments. On the opposite side of the pier is a view of a Clyde Whirley crane on board S.S. Nathaniel Mathews (BAK-4) as she was being completed for Lend Lease to the British.
National Archives photo 19-N-65037 from the Shipscribe website
|171k||A composite view assembled from two photos of an inclining experiment on PC-1221 in April 1944.
S.S. Nathaniel Mathews (BAK-4) is nearly complete in the background to her original Maritime Commission N3-M-A1 design. The Clyde Whirley crane on her deck, ran on tracks on each side of a nearly continuous row of hatch covers. All four ships of this type that were built for the British
(BAK 1-4) were delivered with these cranes, but the crane was only briefly installed on the first of the ten ships of this type (AK 80-89) that were retained by the U.S. Navy.
National Archives photos 19-N-65050 and 19-N-65042 from the Shipscribe website
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