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Sep. 09, 1955 - Engineering, Marine & welding exhibition and the foundry trades exhibition at Olympia. The 1955 Engineering, Marine & welding Exhibition and the foundry trades, exhibition, opened today at Olympia. photo shows On show at the Exhibition is the Clarke Chapman & co ltd Ships Over-side lift - which could take the place of the normal B.O.T. gangway, accommodation or rope ladder, which has automatic, adjustment to suit height and draught of ship. The car is extended approximately 15 feet from the ship's side at the lowest point of travel, allowing passengers to alight clear of pipelines, morning ropes and other jetty obstructions. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/