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Crane or cranes may refer to:

Common meanings[edit]

People and fictional characters[edit]



United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]


Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • The Crane, a 1992 short film starring Jude Law
  • Crane (TV series), a British TV series starring Patrick Allen, which ran from 1963 to 1965
  • Cranes (band), a British alternative rock band
  • Zhuravli ("Cranes"), a famous 1969 Russian song about World War II
  • Orizuru, a classic Japanese origami sculpture in the shape of a crane

Martial arts[edit]

Schools in the United States[edit]


  • USFS Crane, a United States Bureau of Fisheries fishery patrol vessel in commission from 1928 to 1940 which also served from 1940 to 1960 in the fleet of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service as US FWS Crane
  • USS Crane (DD-109), a United States Navy Wickes-class destroyer in commission from 1919 to 1922 and from 1939 to 1945
  • USS Crane Ship No. 1, the name from 1941 to 1955 of a United States Navy crane ship which formerly served as the battleship USS Kearsarge (BB-5)

Other uses[edit]

  • Cranē, a nymph named by Ovid, identified with the goddess Carna
  • Cessna Crane, a British name for the United States built Cessna AT-17 Bobcat training aircraft
  • Crane baronets, two extinct titles in the Baronetage of England
  • Crane Melon, an heirloom melon

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