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It Lifts 240 Tons in One Load

���This largest of floating cranes is at work in the Austrian navy yard. It carries two-hundred-and-forty- ton loads of guns and machinery from the wharves to the battleships. In case of a submarine disaster near its station, however, it is the duty of the operators to answer the calls of distress. Under its own steam, the crane makes for the spot and sends down divers to find the submarine. Lifting the boat so the crew can escape, it deposits it on the barge to be carried to the repair dock


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