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Rig off Cromarty dwarfing the Ferry - 1998
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Rig off Cromarty dwarfing the Ferry - 1998

Up to 16 rigs have been stored in the firth at any one time. The ferry is used to supply some of them during the winter months.
Picture added on 01 January 2003
The rig is the Henry Goodrich - one of the largest drilling rigs in the world.
Added by Garve Scott-Lodge on 16 April 2005
I worked on this rig, Its the Sonat George Richardson. I was a Roustabout on it, spent new years day on it freezing cold it was.
Added by Jamie Harding on 28 February 2006
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