Barges & their deck equipment
Any barge has deck equipment. They make every day's use easier or they are needed for safe sailing. Examples of deck equipment are anchor winches, car cranes, cranes for lifeboats, masts, etc...
Original anchor winch on a Baquet de Charleroi
Manual single anchor winch on the Clochard
Anchor winch on a Boeieraak
electric anchor winch with a broken electro motor
Heavier anchor winch on a kempenaar
Anchor winch covered in a metal box
Rusty car crane on a spits
Car crane and smaller crane on back accommodation of a Kempenaar
Me working with the car crane of the Mousson
Crane aboard my barge. Can lift up to 250kgs in its current configuration.
Crane on the back accommodation, mostly used for a small boat. Typical position on barges
Manual crane for a small boat on an aak
The masts had original the function of loading and unloading cargo from the boat. Depending on what ype of they boat it was also often the main propulsion system, a mast for sailing.
Mast on a steilsteven in Rotterdam
Mast of a sleeptankschip