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Showing posts with label Clyde Built Ships. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Clyde Built Ships. Show all posts

Tuesday, 4 October 2022

MV Lochinvar













 MV Lochinvar departing Fishnish on the Isle of Mull for Lochaline .

Monday, 19 September 2022

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

TS Queen Mary










 Queen Mary at Glasgow science centre.

PS Duchess of Fife


 PS Duchess of Fife was a paddle steamer built in 1903 for the Caledonian Steam Packet Company. She spent most of her career serving passenger routes in the Firth of Clyde and was requisitioned for use as a minesweeper during both World Wars. In 1940 she took part in the Dunkirk evacuation, rescuing a total of 1,633 allied troops.

She was built at  Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company in Govan, Glasgow, as Yard Number 432 and was launched on 9 May 1903.

She was sold for scrapping in September 1953 after 50 years of service.


Info from wikipedia

Saturday, 2 July 2022

MV Lord of the Isles













 MV Lord of the Isles arriving at Oban, she was built at Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow.

Launched 7 March 1989.

Monday, 4 April 2022

Helen Rice






Helen Rice is a  21-metre aquaculture support workboat working for Inverlussa Marine Services.

Photographed here approaching Oban.

She was built by Ferguson Marine Engineering at its yard on the river Clyde, to a design by Macduff Ship Design.

Monday, 28 February 2022

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Sound of Shuna


 Sound of Shuna was built on the Clyde by Ferguson Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow.

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

MV Glen Sannox


 The ill fated Glen Sannox at Fergusons ship yard in Port Glasgow,years overdue and riddled with design problems,CalMac blame the ship yard who in return blame Ferguson's.

She has now been moved to the dry dock at James Watt Dock.

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Helen Rice



Launched by crane on 29th of January 2020,built at Ferguson's Marine at Port Glasgow .
Ramped landing craft/workboat for fish-farm support,seen here in The Great Harbour Greenock.