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Swan Hunter cranes demolished in Wallsend


Just after 11am on Friday 4 June 2010, explosives were detonated to demolish the last two cranes at the Swan Hunter shipyard in Wallsend.

It took just 10 seconds for both cranes to fall to the ground.

The last evidence of the yard's massive influence on Tyneside has now gone.

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