Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626 and an Accredited Museum, number RD890.
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Rapier Super Mobile Crane
Rapier Super Mobile Crane
Date:1940s
Registration:KLA 640
Acquired by the Museum:1995
Current State:As acquired, unrestored
Note: Not Currently on display
The Super mobile crane was developed from the Standard Mobile Crane by Ransomes & Rapier, in order to allow the crane to work in restricted gangways. Rather than slew the crane by driving the rear around, the crane is mounted upon a king post. The petrol engine and generator are still mounted on the chassis, requiring several electrical connections to the various crane motors.

The electric motors were all built by another Ipswich firm, Bull Motors.