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Showing posts with label Old Postcards and memorabilia of the Clyde. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Old Postcards and memorabilia of the Clyde. Show all posts

Wednesday, 27 April 2022

Monday, 28 February 2022

Saturday, 5 February 2022

MV Keppel


 MV Keppel  was built to serve on the short passenger ferry crossing from Tilbury to Gravesend on the River Thames in England in 1961,she was originally named Rose.

She sailed from Largs to Millport from 1967 to 1992 when she was then sold and became a tour boat in Malta.



Tuesday, 17 August 2021

SS Minerva


 Postcard showing SS Minerva launched 1893 by J and G Thompson of Clydebank.

The steam puffer is SS Forward was built in 1896 at Kelvin dry dock.

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

King George V Dock Glasgow


 Loco departing KGV Dock loaded with coal probably for the Braehead power station at Renfrew. 

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

SS Arcadia

The Arcadia was built for P&O by John Brown & Company at Clydebank in Scotland, at an estimated cost of £5 million; her keel was laid in 1952 and she was launched on 14 May 1953.
Her maiden voyage commenced on 22 February 1954, sailing from Tilbury in the UK to Fremantle in Western Australia via the Suez Canal, Aden, Bombay and Colombo. Arcadia had a virtually identical sister in the Belfast-built SS Iberia.