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Thursday 29 January 2009

Wednesday 28 January 2009

The Clyde at Bowling

Taken from Bowling looking up the Clyde,taken in the early fifties?
Can you name any of the ships in the picture?

Tuesday 27 January 2009

Regis 2

A small tug which helped take barges to Glasgow during the construction of the new bridges,seen here at greenock.

Friday 23 January 2009

Fort Austin A386

Fort Austin A386 supply ship,seen off the coast of Gourock degaussing.

Erskine Ferry

The Erskine ferry was established in 1777,connecting Erskine with Old Kilpatrick.
The ferry ceased operation in July 1971 when Princess Anne opened the Erskine bridge.

Thursday 22 January 2009

Wednesday 21 January 2009

SD Omagh

Seen in Victoria Dock Greenock on the 16 Jan 2009,she was transferring personnel from Fort George which was anchored in the bay.

Tuesday 20 January 2009

Queen Mary

Launch of the Queen Mary from Clydebank on the 26 September 1934
A rather garish card ,a hand tint that looks fairly awful.

Monday 19 January 2009

Ailsa Craig

Ailsa Craig from the hills above the village of Lendallfoot.

Sunday 18 January 2009


SD Nimble at Scotstoun to help HMS Daring down the Clyde, as she was officially handed over to the Royal Navy it was Military tugs who had the job of guiding her down the Clyde.


SD Impetus at Scotstoun shipyard to help HMS Daring down the Clyde

Friday 16 January 2009

HMS Daring

HMS Daring leaves the shipyard at Scotstoun in Glasgow for the last time,she will head for her home port of Portsmouth.