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Monday, 29 September 2014

Battler



Battler burning some oil while working at James Watt Dock.

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Greenock Esplanade














Watching the clouds roll by from Greenock Esplanade.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Pogoria



The Sail Training Ship Pogoria was launched in 1980 at the famous Lenins Shipyard in Gdansk, the cradle of Solidarity movement. During her construction, the future leader of the general strike and later President of Poland and Nobel Peace Prize winner - Lech Walesa, was the yard electrician. She was built for the Iron Shackle Fraternity - a marine educational project sponsored by Polish National Television, conceived and founded by Capt.Adam Jasser. The current operator of Pogoria is the Sail Training Association Poland.

Specifications
Shipping type: three masted barquentine
Home port:Gdynia
Year of built:1980
LOA:48 m
Beam:8 m
Draft:3.8 m
Sails:1.000 sq.m
Displacement: 295 t
Speed under power: 8 kts
Crew: min 6, max 56

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Tedera






Yacht departing James Watt Dock.

Monday, 22 September 2014

Drum





Drum,perhaps the Clydes most famous yacht seen here departing Glasgow after her visit during the Commonwealth games.

Saturday, 20 September 2014

Gourock














Gourock town,pictures taken from the ferry returning from Dunoon.

Friday, 19 September 2014

Waverley















Waverley arriving at Grenock at the end of a summers evening .