Mapping Memory by National Museums Liverpool

Mapping Memory National Museums Liverpool

Foxall Palmers

Ian Watson

This memory is in:

Transcript for Ian Watson

When I first started there, in those days there were different types of lifting equipment for lifting all the different articles. There were timber grabs, stone grabs, car lifters, tobacco grabs, all sorts of different things for lifting all sorts, this was before containerisation. This was when the ship's hold was full of some things there and other things there and all the rest of it, where as now everything's in a container. That was going really and we were making less and less of that kind of thing but we were making more and more of the kind of thing, you know, Ford Motors and other factories would use.