Craig says "This shows the original concept for the Apache in 1972 - a complicated $100 million dollar beast. My simplification while at Santa Fe, California, reduced it to $30 million. Apache has laid about seven billion dollars of pipe and has been widely copied now that the patent has expired. I was an apprentice enginefitter in Barclay Curle and Co Shiprepair Yard, Scotstoun West, 1952 to 1957, (you get less for robbery) - worked on everything from seavalves to main diesels and gas turbines."
The actual vessel can be seen in picture #134
and picture #1731
Picture added on 16 April 2009 at 22:18